18th January 2020

At the end of last year, IWWF’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 – one female and one male.

The Athletes who have emerged to take top honors for 2019 is:

Irina Turets – Belarus

Irina Turets won every cableski jump competition she entered in 2019, setting a new World Women’s Cableski Jump Record of 50.8 metres. She won the women’s cableski jump at the 2018 IWWF World Cup stop in Shanghai and is also a very good overall cableskier.