ORLANDO, FLA (October 16, 2012) — Today Correct Craft subsidiary Aktion Parks announced that it has joined with the International Waterski and Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) in an effort to make wakeboarding an Olympic Sport. In addition to a financial contribution, Aktion Parks will work closely with the IWWF to promote their Wakeboard 2020 Vision campaign.
The goal of the IWWF and Aktion Parks is to have wakeboarding included in the 2020 Summer Olympics.
IWWF President Kuno Ritschard stated, “We are thrilled to have the Aktion Parks team join us in this important effort. We are convinced that wakeboarding will be an exciting addition to the Summer Olympics and the IWWF sincerely appreciates the help we are receiving from Aktion Parks.”
“Our Aktion Parks and OWC teams are excited to be supporting the effort to make wakeboarding an Olympic sport. This is an exciting time for our industry and we are very happy to be playing an important role supporting our sport,” stated Aktion Parks President/CEO Bill Yeargin. “We have recently taken a first step into the cable industry with the purchase of OWC and we are reviewing numerous other opportunities to expand in this growing segment of our industry. The future is bright!” Yeargin added.
The Orlando Watersports Complex (OWC), owned by Correct Craft subsidiary Aktion Parks, is a unique watersports park designed for wakeboarding, wakeskating, kneeboarding and water skiing. Established in 1999, OWC has become the premier locale for riders and skiers of all levels. From beginning riders just wanting to try the sport for recreation, to professional wakeboarders and skiers from around the world, OWC caters to all. To learn more, visit www.orlandowatersports.com.
Celebrating 88 years of excellence in the marine industry, Correct Craft is the producer of Nautique boats and the owner of Orlando Watersports Complex (through its subsidiary Aktion Parks). Correct Craft is known for delivering the highest quality product, innovative technology and exceptional customer service experiences. To get more information on the company or see the complete line of Nautique boats, visit www.nautique.com. To learn more about Orlando Watersports Complex visit www.orlandowatersports.com.