18th January 2020
At the end of last year, IWWFâ€™s sport discipline councils selected their respective 2019 IWWF Skiers & Riders of the Year.
The IWWF Executive Board has this week selected the IWWF Athletes of the Year from that list of skiers and riders â€“ one female and one male.
The Athletes who have emerged to take top honors for 2019 is:
Irina Turets â€“ Belarus
Irina Turets won every cableski jump competition she entered in 2019, setting a new World Womenâ€™s Cableski Jump Record of 50.8 metres. She won the womenâ€™s cableski jump at the 2018 IWWF World Cup stop in Shanghai and is also a very good overall cableskier.