RECORD BREAKING SUCCESS AT THE 2023 CANADIAN WATER SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS

Reg Toliver skiing at the 2023 Canadian Water Ski Championships at Shalom Park, Edmonton. Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography.

Water Ski Canada Celebrates Record-Breaking Success and Personal Bests at the 2023 Canadian Water Ski Championships

The 2023 Canadian Water Ski Championships, held at the stunning Shalom Park from August 9-12, concluded with an extraordinary display of skill, determination, and record-breaking performances. Water Ski Canada is thrilled to announce the remarkable achievements that took place during this four-day event.

Notably, three Canadian records were broken, leaving the audience awe-inspired. Reg Toliver of Alberta broke the 80+ Men’s Slalom Canadian Record, achieving an impressive score of 5@49km. Pierre Plouffe of Quebec also etched his name in history by breaking the 70+ Men’s Slalom Canadian Record with an exceptional score of 1@52km/12m. These outstanding performances by Toliver and Plouffe have set new standards in their respective categories and are a testament to their incredible talent and dedication. In the Elite Women Trick division, Ontario’s Neilly Ross broke her own Canadian Trick Record. Ross achieved an astonishing score of 11,120 points. Her record-breaking performance is a testament to her commitment, hard work, and passion for the sport. Neilly continues to push the boundaries in Women’s Trick Skiing. 

Water Ski Canada is also delighted to highlight the exceptional accomplishments of Quebec’s Marilou Allard in adaptive water skiing. Competing in the Women’s AL2 division, Allard broke two pending world records. She achieved a score of 2@55km in slalom and an impressive jump distance of 15.1m. Allard’s remarkable achievements exemplify the immense talent and determination within the adaptive water skiing community.

Throughout the championships, many competitors achieved personal bests, underscoring the level of excellence and growth within the sport. Water Ski Canada commends all participants for their relentless pursuit of improvement and congratulates them on their remarkable performances.

For a complete breakdown of the adaptive water skiing results, please visit: http://www.iwwfed-ea.org/disabled/23CAN002A/. Water Ski Canada applauds the achievements of all athletes in the adaptive division and remains committed to fostering inclusivity and opportunities for adaptive water skiers.

To access the complete results of the 2023 Canadian Water Ski Championships, please visit: http://www.iwwfed-ea.org/classic/23CAN002/. Water Ski Canada extends its appreciation to all participants, officials, and volunteers for their hard work and dedication in making this event a resounding success.

Water Ski Canada would also like to express its gratitude to the event sponsors: Shuswap Ski and Board, Water Ski and Wake Alberta, Wizard Lake Marine, Intuition Sports, Northwest Refrigeration, Radar Skis, BFL Canada, Vern Oberg Legacy Fund, S Lines USA, and the City of Leduc. Their unwavering support has been instrumental in the growth and development of water skiing in Canada.

The 2023 Canadian Water Ski Championships will be remembered as an event showcasing the remarkable talent, camaraderie, and passion that drive this exhilarating sport. Water Ski Canada is excited to continue supporting athletes and enthusiasts as they strive for excellence and further elevate the sport.

Marilou Allard on the Jump Podium at the 2023 Canadian Water Ski Championships at Shalom Park, Edmonton.

Reg Toliver skiing at the 2023 Canadian Water Ski Championships at Shalom Park, Edmonton. Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography

Pierre Plouffe skiing at the 2023 Canadian Water Ski Championships at Shalom Park, Edmonton. Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography.

Pierre Plouffe skiing at the 2023 Canadian Water Ski Championships at Shalom Park, Edmonton. Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography.