Launcher 13-year-old received an invitation from the Federal Water Skiing and Wakeboard International (WWF) through Surf and Wakeboard Federation of Malaysia (WWF) to compete in tricks.


Aaliyah, who won five gold medals at the World Surfing and Wakeboard Asia in South Korea, last August, is ranked 21st in the world open women’s tricks event and sixth in the world for women under 17 years old.

According to regulations, each country is allowed to submit one entry and it allows Aaliyah address some of the world’s top surfers, including Erika Lang of the United States and Whitney McClintock of Canada to be in Wroclaw.

“I am very excited to be selected. This is the biggest honor for me because this is the first time I was selected to participate in a world-class tournament, “he said in a statement here today.

Selection launcher teenager to the World Championship calendar, however, complicate plans for 2017 as the winner of two gold medals in the 2015 SEA Games is expected to Santiago, Chile to join the WWF World Junior Championships on January 3 to 8 this.

In addition, he also will join several other major tournaments, including in New Zealand and Australia had the potential to Florida in April for six weeks of training with the former world champion, Cory Pickos to compete in the US Masters.

Aaliyah was also scheduled to play at the 2017 SEA Games and is expected to win two more gold medals in addition to the three gold medals she won in the two previous editions.