Luminox Krk Handi Wake 2013

Press release

Wakeboard center Cable Krk, 3-8 June 2013

Luminox Krk Handi Wake

Wakeboard Center Cable Krk in Punat bay on island Krk, Croatia, hosted from 3 to 8 June international  *** IWWF ranked event for Junior and Open categories, including the most important – Seated category for disabled riders.

The event started on 3 June with wakeboard school and training program for disabled riders, followed by the competition on Friday and Saturday, 7-8 June.

Beautiful weather and perfect riding conditions accompanied by cool music and side events resulted in a memorable weekend packed with action. 40 riders from Croatia, Slovenia, Austria, Italy, France, Hungary and Netherlands took part.

The winner in Seated category is Emanuele Pagnini of Italy who thrilled both judges and spectators with spectacular performance, followed by Philippe Turchet from France on the second position and Zdravko Lakic on the third place who made all Croatians particularly proud.

Winners by categories are: in Wakeboard Robert Pokovec from Slovenia in Open Men, Naja Puhan, also Slovenian, in Open Ladies, Timo Kapl from Austria in Junior Men, Rudolf Vinko Dekovic from Croatia in Boys. Wakeskate winners are Matic Flajs from Slovenia in Open Men and Sanda Jelicic from Croatia in Open Ladies.

All riders won points for IWWF Cable Wakeboard World ranking list and the prize money of 2.500 EUR provided by Luminox watches, Memento Venerem shop from Krk and Wakeboard center Cable Krk.

We kindly thank the event sponsors Luminox Croatia,  Memento Venerem shopOptima telekom, Hypo Alpe Adria Bank, HeinekenO’Neill Croatia and Hoteli Punat.

Dj Preddyof Austria kept the crowd entertained with hip hop, funk & reggae selection,and German writers Mr. Woodland i D.Vice of Deadly Habits created a super cool 30×2,5m graffiti.

Event organizers are Croatian Waterski and Wakeboard Federation, Wakeboard club Krk and Balance from Rijeka. The aim of this sunny project was integration of all disabled and able-bodied riders and fans of wakeboarding into a unique weekend of sport and fun.

Complete results are available at official WWF site, high res photos in our Google+ gallery, more albums and info at our Facebook page,

and here’s a short video with highlights of the event.. Thank you for riding with us 🙂