GOLD MEDAL FOR LOUGH MUCKNO WATERSKI AND WAKEBOARD CLUB MEMBER

24 February 2012 No Comments by The Northern Standard

David O’Caoimh (18) from Dublin, a member of Lough Muckno Waterski and Wakeboard club,took the Gold Medal in the Junior Men division of the Europe Africa Wakeboard Championships at the weekend. The Championships attracted athletes from 16 Countries and were staged at the Vaal River, near Johannesburg, in South Africa. Wakeboarding, the most rapidly growing water sport in the world, has been shortlisted for the 2020 Olympics
The Dublin student, who is Ireland’s National Wakeboard Champion, took on the best of Europe’s athletes to deliver a superb performance, and after a tense Final, he managed to beat the top riders in Switzerland, Sweden, Netherlands, Italy and South Africa.
Having taken the Silver Medal at the World Championships in Milan last August, O’Caoimh also managed to come 7th at the prestigious World Cup Stops in Borneo and China last …

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