ALBERTA’S RYAN DODD CROWNED WORLD CHAMPION

Ryan Dodd Jumping at the 2023 IWWF World Waterski Championships. Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography

Water Ski Canada proudly announces that Alberta’s very own Ryan Dodd has clinched the top spot at the 2023 IWWF World Waterski Championships. With a stellar performance in the Open Men Jump Finals, Ryan jumped 69.9m/229ft to secure the win. 

Competing against the world’s best, Ryan was the final skier off the dock, and he proved why he is the reigning champion by winning on his very first jump. This win is not just another feather in Ryan’s cap; it’s a testament to his unparalleled consistency and skill, marking his 5th consecutive World Championships victory.

Having previously dominated the World Championships in 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2021, Ryan’s 2023 win cements his status as a waterski legend.

“We have always been immensely proud of Ryan, and today is no different. His hard work, dedication, and unmatched talent have brought great pride to Canada. This 5th consecutive win further showcases his incredible skill and determination.” said Water Ski Canada representative. 

As celebrations ensue, Water Ski Canada takes this opportunity to congratulate all participants of the 2023 IWWF World Waterski Championships. It’s the spirit of competition and the relentless pursuit of excellence by athletes like Ryan that continue to push the boundaries of what’s possible in waterskiing.

Water Ski Canada invites everyone to join in congratulating Ryan Dodd on this monumental achievement and wishes him even more success in future endeavors.

About Water Ski Canada

Water Ski Canada is the national governing body for water skiing in Canada. Our mission is to promote, foster, and develop the sport of water skiing in all its forms throughout the country. We support athletes at all levels, from grassroots to high performance, and work to ensure a safe and inclusive environment for all participants. 

Results, https://www.iwwfed-ea.org/competition.php?cc=T-23IWWF13&page=men_jump_results 

More photos of skiers are available on Getty Images, https://www.gettyimages.ca/search/photographer?photographer=Johnny%20Hayward 

Ryan Dodd Celebrates his World Championships victory with family. Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography

Ryan Dodd jumps during Open Men Jump Finals at the 2023 IWWF World Waterski Championships. Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography

Ryan Dodd on top of the Men Jump Podium at the IWWF World Waterski Championship. Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography