Krk Handi Tricks 2012

Wakeboard center Cable Krk  – 11 – 16 June 2012

Krk Handi Tricks 2012

International wakeboard school & competition for disabled


Sports & recreational center Cable Krk (Croatia) from 11 to 16 June hosted Krk Handi Tricks, ninth in a row traditional wakeboard school and competition for disabled..

Participants from Croatia, Slovenia, Italy and France took part, varying from absolute beginners to high level riders. The program was concluded on hot sunny Saturday with great atmosphere and performance on the water.

The day started with Croatian wakeboard team qualifications for Cable Wakeboard Europeans in September in Toulouse, France. Four riders in three categories qualified: Mara Parentic and Paula Babic in Girls category, Rudolf Dekovic in Boys and Nikola Vranesic in Open Men.

Seven competitors took part at Krk Handi Tricks, with qualifaing rounds at 11 and finals at 15 in the afternoon. The usual wakeboard course allowing water and obstacle tricks across a length of the three hundred meters, was overviewed by three judges. The results were multiplied by a coefficient that represents the degree of disability.

Winner of the day was Philippe Turchet from France, a longtime competitor and the chairman of the division for disabled of the International waterski and wakeboard federation. Emanuele Pagnini from Italy was second, only 0,4 points before Zdravko Lakic from Croatia, who came in third.

Marko Petar Oreskovic as a great moderator kept everyone smiling all day long and DJ Preddy from Austria kept perfect mood after the prize giving ceremony and troughout the evening at the after party in Piccolo bar in Punat with a selection of  funk, reggae and chill out hip hop.

Main sponsors of the event were city Krk, Tourist board of city Krk, Hotel Park Punat, Heineken, Optima telekom & company Svijet mora that runs Wakeboard center Cable Krk.

The participation was free for everyone, and all participants received prizes and goodies from the sponsors.

Krk Handi Tricks has been held since 2004 at sports and recreation centre Cable Krk. The aim of this manifestation has always been presenting waterskiing and wakeboarding to the general public as a great recreational sport for the disabled.

Krk Handi Tricks is a traditional week of great fun and instructive lessons, not only for our fellow athletes with disabilities but also for all of us, who take everyday life for granted.

For more information about water sports, waterskiing and wakeboarding in Croatia, please visit www.wakeboarder.hr.

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