Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography

Adaptive Water Ski Canada is thrilled to announce that David Sagal will be representing Team Canada at the 2023 International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) Disabled World Water Ski Championships. The competition is set to take place in Elk Grove, California, from September 14th to September 17th.

Athlete Profile

Name: David Sagal

Division: Men’s MP3

Events: Slalom, Trick, and Jump

Age: 39 years

Hometown: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Province Representing: Alberta

About David:

From the waters of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, David Sagal’s unwavering passion for water skiing has been nothing short of inspiring. Despite facing a spinal cord injury 4 years ago, David’s love for the sport never waned. Representing Alberta with every glide and jump, David’s resilience shines through, as exemplified by his bronze medal win in slalom at his debut Nationals.

Greatest Accomplishments:

Secured a bronze medal in slalom at his debut Nationals.

Memorable Moments:

Landing his first jump is a memory David holds close to his heart. More than just a sports achievement, it symbolizes his leap of faith, determination, and the belief that obstacles can be surmounted.

Future Goals:

Targeting a podium finish at the 2023 IWWF Disabled World Water Ski Championships.

Aiming to set personal best records in the Slalom, Trick, and Jump events.

Fans and enthusiasts can catch the live results and schedule at this link, https://www.iwwfed-ea.org/disabled/23IWWF08/ and the live webcast of the event at this link, https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLEKKfDsJOLQKoJmzgUzxGEgCbNWHY69OZ.

About Adaptive Water Ski Canada:

Adaptive Water Ski Canada champions the spirit of inclusive sportsmanship, nurturing and showcasing the talents of adaptive water ski athletes on both national and international platforms.

Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography