PHIL KERR REPRESENTS CANADA AT 2023 IWWF DISABLED WORLD WATER SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS

Adaptive Water Ski Canada is thrilled to announce that Phil Kerr, a renowned name in the adaptive water skiing community, will be representing Canada at the 2023 IWWF Disabled World Water Ski Championships. This prestigious event will take place in Elk Grove, California, from September 14th to September 17th.

Athlete Profile: 

Division: Men’s MP4

Events: Slalom, Trick, and Jump

Age: 35

Hometown: Ontario

About Phil:

Phil Kerr is much more than an athlete; he is an inspiration. With roots in Ontario, the 35-year-old, despite facing life as a T12 paraplegic since 2002, has demonstrated an unwavering spirit in the world of adaptive water skiing. Participating in the MP4 division, Phil has proved his mettle in all events including slalom, trick, and jump.

Introduced to the water sports community by close friends, Phil’s journey from the local waters to the global stage serves as a beacon of hope, resilience, and unyielding passion.

Major Achievements:

  • 2018 Adaptive Worlds Wakeboard Champion: Phil broadened Canada’s horizon by grabbing this esteemed title.
  • Two-Time National Adaptive Wakeboard Champion: An epitome of excellence, Phil has claimed this title twice, underlining his supreme skills.
  • 2023 IWWF Disabled World Water Ski Championships Qualifier: His recent qualification for this grand event is a testament to his continuous pursuit of greatness.

Memorable Moments:

For Kerr, the journey is as beautiful as the destination. He treasures memories from training camps, where bonds with teammates were forged and strengthened.

Looking Ahead:

With a clear focus on the future, Phil aspires to be instrumental in bringing home the gold for Team Canada at the Championships. Given his illustrious career and steadfast determination, there’s a palpable sense of optimism among his supporters.

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.

CANADIAN ATHLETES SET TO COMPETE AT MALIBU OPEN THIS WEEKEND

Stephen Neveu Slaloming at the 2022 Malibu Open. Action Photo Credit: John Waldron, Waterski Pro Tour, and The Waterski Broadcasting.

The penultimate event of the 2023 Waterski Pro Tour is upon us, and Water Ski Canada is exhilarated to announce the participation of three of its esteemed National Team athletes. The much-anticipated Malibu Open will be splashing into action this weekend, September 15-16, 2023, at the renowned Lymanland in Alabama.

Representing the Maple Leaf are:

Open Women Slalom: 

Jaimee Bull hailing from North Bay, Ontario.

Open Men Slalom: 

Stephen Neveu, the pride of Calgary, Alberta.

Cole McCormick, standing tall for Ontario.

With the Malibu Open being the second-last stop of this season’s Waterski Pro Tour, expectations are high, and our athletes are primed to deliver performances that capture the heart and spirit of Canada’s commitment to the sport.

For fans, families, and fellow athletes who wish to be part of this thrilling event from afar, The Waterski Broadcasting Company has ensured a seamless experience. A live webcast will be available throughout the weekend, bringing every spin, splash, and leap directly to your screens. Visit the link here to watch, https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLM3-mBhqIdiVJ8lZ77TVTMqHMZ2J0lxsT

For those looking to stay updated with real-time results, the schedule, and more intricate details of the event, the IWWF has it covered. Visit the link here, https://www.iwwfed-ea.org/classic/23USA007/

About Water Ski Canada:

Water Ski Canada is the premier organization dedicated to promoting and supporting the sport of water skiing in Canada. Through training, events, and a focus on fostering young talent, Water Ski Canada aims to bring the sport to greater heights on both national and international stages.

Jaimee Bull Slaloming at the 2022 Malibu Open. Action Photo Credit: John Waldron, Waterski Pro Tour, and The Waterski Broadcasting Company. Headshot Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography.

Cole MicCormick Slalom Skiing. Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography.

WSC CELEBRATES PERFORMANCES AT 2023 MASTERCRAFT PRO

2023 MasterCraft Pro Open Women Slalom Podium. PC: Waterski Pro Tour 

Water Ski Canada proudly celebrates the outstanding performances of its National Team athletes at the 2023 MasterCraft Pro, held this past weekend in Polk City, Florida.

Leading the Canadian team, Ontario’s Jaimee Bull made waves as she secured the 2nd place in the Open Women Slalom category, with an impressive score of 1@10.25m. Hot on her heels was fellow Ontarian, Whitney McClintock Rini, who claimed the third place, completing the podium finishes for the Open Women Slalom.

Not to be outdone, Paige Rini of Ontario delivered a commendable performance, finishing in 6th place for Open Women Slalom. In the men’s division, Cole McCormick, also hailing from Ontario, finished 4th in Open Men Slalom with an impressive score of 4@10.25m. Stephen Neveu of Alberta rounded out the Canadian highlights with a 9th place finish in Open Men Slalom.

The 2023 MasterCraft Pro Tour event showcased an array of international talent, and Water Ski Canada is elated at the notable presence and achievements of its athletes on such a grand platform.

“We are extremely proud of our athletes who have dedicated countless hours to training. Their performances at the MasterCraft Pro are a testament to their dedication and the strength of water skiing in Canada,” said Water Ski Canada Spokesperson.

Water Ski Canada continues to be a frontrunner in promoting the sport, fostering talent, and cheering on the relentless spirit of its athletes. As the athletes move forward in the season, the organization is optimistic about the future performances and the promising trajectory of Canadian water skiing.

ONTARIO’S JON THURSTON SET TO COMPETE AT THE 2023 IWWF DISABLED WORLD WATER SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS

Jon Thurston Slalom Skiing. Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography.

Adaptive Water Ski Canada Celebrates Jon Thurston’s Participation in the 2023 IWWF Disabled World Water Ski Championships

Adaptive Water Ski Canada proudly announces the participation of National Team Member, Jon Thurston, at the forthcoming 2023 IWWF Disabled World Water Ski Championships. Set to take place from September 11-17, 2023, in Elk Grove, California, Jon will be among the 14 stellar athletes representing Canada.

Athlete Profile:

Name: Jon Thurston

Division: Men’s MP3

Events: Slalom & Trick

Personal Best in Slalom: 2.25@49km

Personal Best in Trick: 640pts

Age: 38

Hometown: Dunsford, Ontario

About Jon Thurston:

From the shores of Dunsford, Ontario, Jon Thurston exemplifies the spirit of overcoming adversity and embracing one’s passion. Competing in the Men’s MP3 division, Jon’s prowess in both the slalom and trick events is marked by a seamless union of technique and determination.

Jon’s journey in water skiing began four years ago, recommended by his Physio assistant. Despite the trials he faced after becoming paraplegic due to a T10 injury 15 years ago, he quickly rose to prominence in the sport. After being introduced to water skiing, a close-knit collaboration with the National Coaching Staff saw him training at a development camp in Florida in 2018.

Significant Achievements:

Jon recently clinched a Gold medal in Slalom at the 2023 Canadian Championships and secured a Silver in the 2022 Canadian Championships.

Memorable Moments:

Beyond his many accolades, Jon treasures representing Canada at the 2019 World Championships in Norway as a pivotal moment in his career.

Future Ambitions:

The 2023 World Championships are on Jon’s radar as he aims to surpass his personal bests in both the slalom and trick events. Continually breaking barriers, Jon Thurston stands as a beacon of hope and a source of inspiration, not only for aspiring athletes but for anyone with dreams.

For more details about the 2023 IWWF Disabled World Water Ski Championships, please visit https://www.iwwfed-ea.org/disabled/23IWWF08/.

About Adaptive Water Ski Canada:

Adaptive Water Ski Canada is dedicated to the promotion and development of water skiing for individuals with disabilities, fostering a community of passion, determination, and spirit.

Jon Thurston Trick Skiing at the 2019 IWWF Disabled World Water Ski Championships.

ALBERTA’S KENDRA ERHARDT SET TO COMPETE IN THE 2023 IWWF DISABLED WORLD WATER SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS

Adaptive Water Ski Canada is elated to announce that Kendra Erhardt, our pride from Edmonton, will be representing the nation at the 2023 IWWF Disabled World Water Ski Championships. The Championships will be held in Elk Grove, California, from September 11-17, 2023.

Athlete’s Profile:

Name: Kendra Erhardt

Age: 31

Hometown: Edmonton, Alberta

Division: Women’s MP3

Events: Slalom & Trick

Personal Best (Slalom): 2@43km

Personal Best (Trick): 397pts

Unyielding Spirit and Remarkable Talent:

Kendra’s introduction to adaptive water skiing occurred in 2022 during Alberta’s “Give it a Go Day.” From that defining moment, she embraced the sport with unparalleled passion and determination.

In a brief period, Kendra’s incredible aptitude in both the slalom and trick skiing events garnered her widespread attention, earning her a spot on the Canadian National Team headed to the 2023 IWWF Disabled World Water Ski Championships. Her accomplishments are even more impressive considering the life-altering accident in March 2019, which resulted in a T10/12 complete Spinal Cord Injury. Yet, with her invincible spirit, Kendra found a renewed purpose on the water.

Moments That Define a Champion:

At the US Nationals, the dock echoed with the nostalgic tunes of Aqua’s “Barbie Girl” as Kendra achieved a spectacular 6 pass competition slalom ski set. A testament to the unwavering support and camaraderie from her teammates.

A Journey Beyond Medals:

For Kendra, it’s not just about personal milestones. Her vision encompasses the larger goal of elevating adaptive water skiing’s stature. A passionate advocate, she aims to involve more women in para sports and recreation, serving as a beacon of hope and inspiration for many.

A Message from Adaptive Water Ski Canada:

“We are incredibly proud of Kendra Erhardt. Her participation in the World Championships is not just a personal achievement but a moment of pride for all of Canada. We eagerly await her performance, and irrespective of the outcome, she remains our champion.”

Adaptive Water Ski Canada, championing inclusivity and excellence on water.

WSC VOLUNTEER INTEREST FORM

Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography. 

Water Ski Canada Members,

We hope this message finds you well.

Water Ski Canada is continuously on the lookout for passionate individuals who are keen to contribute and make a difference within our community. If you’re considering volunteering with us in any capacity, we invite you to express your interest by completing the form below.

Please note that expressing your interest does not guarantee placement on a committee, council, or board. After reviewing all submissions, we will reach out to prospective volunteers with further details about opportunities that align with their areas of interest.

Your passion and willingness to contribute to the growth and betterment of Water Ski Canada is truly appreciated. Even if you don’t find an immediate fit, know that there are always future opportunities, and your enthusiasm does not go unnoticed.

If you have any questions or need further clarification on the volunteer process, please do not hesitate to reach out to our office at info@wswc.ca.

Thank you for considering volunteering with us. Your involvement can make a significant impact, and we’re excited at the prospect of having you on board.

CLICK HERE to fill out the volunteer interest form.

WSC ATHLETES’ COMPETE IN MASTERCRAFT PRO EVENT ON THE WATERKI PRO TOUR

National Team Athlete, Cole McCormick. Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography. 

Water Ski Canada Celebrates its Athletes’ Participation in the MasterCraft Pro Event of the Waterski Pro Tour

Water Ski Canada, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to the elevation and celebration of water skiing, is thrilled to acknowledge the participation of Canadian athletes in the Waterski Pro Tour’s forthcoming MasterCraft Pro event. The competition is slated for September 8-9, 2023, and will take place at the renowned Ski Fluid in Florida.

Flying the Canadian flag high at the event are:

Open Men Slalom:

Charlie Ross (ON)

Cole McCormick (ON)

Stephen Neveu (AB)

Open Women Slalom:

Paige Rini (ON)

Whitney McClintock Rini (ON)

Jaimee Bull (ON)

Open Men Jump:

Conley Pinette (BC)

Dorien Llewellyn (AB)

These athletes, through their passion and commitment, have chosen to participate in this high-profile event, making the Canadian waterskiing community immensely proud.

“Water Ski Canada is always proud to recognize and celebrate the achievements of our Canadian athletes. Their dedication and enthusiasm for the sport are commendable. As they glide into the MasterCraft Pro event, we stand behind them, cheering them on and relishing in their accomplishments,” comments Water Ski Canada Spokesperson.

For those eager to follow the event, the Waterski Broadcasting Company will be webcasting the competition in its entirety. 

About Water Ski Canada:

Water Ski Canada has passionately championed the sport of water skiing in the country. With a rich legacy of events, training programs, and community engagement, the organization remains a pivotal force in the sport’s evolution and growth in Canada.

Live webcast: https://www.youtube.com/@waterskibroadcasting

Schedule of Events & Live Results: https://www.iwwfed-ea.org/classic/23USA090/ 

For more photos of athletes: https://www.gettyimages.ca/search/2/image?family=creative&phrase=johnny%20hayward  

Junior National Team Athlete, Charlie Ross. Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography. 

National Team Athlete, Stephen Neveu. Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography. 

National Team Athlete, Jaimee Bull. Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography. 

National Team Athlete, Whitney McClintock Rini. Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography. 

National Team Athlete, Paige Rini. Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography. 

National Team Athlete, Conley Pinette. Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography. 

National Team Athlete, Dorien Llewellyn. Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography. 

PAIGE RINI FINISHES 2023 WWS OVERALL TOUR ON THE PODIUM

Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography 

Water Ski Canada Celebrates Paige Rini’s Podium Finish at 2023 WWS Overall Tour

Water Ski Canada is proud to announce that National Team Member Paige Rini has secured a place on the podium at the completion of the World Water Skiers Overall Tour. The highly competitive WWS Florida Cup, which took place this past weekend, solidified the rankings for the 2023 WWS Overall Tour, and Paige has come out with a bronze medal for her exceptional performance throughout the season.

Representing Ontario, Paige Rini has shown consistency, skill, and determination throughout the season. Her achievements this year include a commendable second-place finish at the WWS Lacanau Cup, which marked the first stop of the tour. This was followed by impressive fourth-place finishes at both the WWS Calgary Cup and the recently concluded WWS Florida Cup.

“Paige’s dedication to the sport and her commitment to training have been evident with her podium finish,” said a spokesperson for Water Ski Canada. “She is not just a remarkable athlete, but an inspiration for upcoming skiers.”

Paige’s accomplishment further solidifies Canada’s place in the world of water skiing, showcasing the talent and perseverance of our athletes on the global stage. As a valued member of the National Team, Paige’s achievements echo the strength and potential of Canadian water skiers.

Water Ski Canada congratulates Paige Rini for her outstanding performances this summer and is looking forward to more exceptional achievements this year and the years to come.

About Water Ski Canada:

Water Ski Canada is the national governing body for the sport of water skiing in Canada. Committed to the growth and promotion of the sport, Water Ski Canada supports athletes, organizers, and enthusiasts at all levels, from grassroots to elite competitions.

WWS Overall Tour Details and Results, https://worldwaterskiers.com/tours/ 

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

WATER SKI CANADA NATIONAL TEAM MEMBERS ON PODIUM AT CALIFORNIA PRO AM

2023 California Pro Am Men’s Jump Podium.

1st: Ryan Dodd 2nd:

Freddy Krueger

3rd: Joel Poland 

PC: Waterski Pro Tour

Water Ski Canada National Team Members Dazzle at Waterski Pro Tour Event in California

Water Ski Canada is delighted to announce the outstanding performance of its National Team Members at the California Pro Am event held on August 26-27, 2023, in Elk Grove, CA.

Demonstrating tremendous skill and commitment, Alberta’s very own Ryan Dodd secured first place in the Open Men’s Jump event, setting a remarkable score of 71.3m/234ft. His exceptional performance has once again raised the flag of Canadian excellence in the world of water skiing.

Ontario’s Jaimee Bull showcased her talent by clinching the 2nd spot in the Open Women’s Slalom event. Her determination was evident during the intense head-to-head competition, setting her apart as one of the finest athletes in the discipline.

Water Ski Canada also extends its admiration and congratulations to other notable Canadian participants who showcased stellar performances. Stephen Neveu, Charlie Ross, and Cole McCormick displayed their finesse in the Open Men’s Slalom. Simultaneously, the Open Women’s Slalom witnessed spectacular performances by Whitney McClintock Rini and Neilly Ross.

“These achievements not only represent individual accomplishments but also signify Canada’s growing dominance and commitment to the sport of water skiing,” stated a Water Ski Canada spokesperson. “We are incredibly proud of our athletes who consistently rise to the occasion, showcasing dedication, talent, and the true Canadian spirit.”

2023 California Pro Am

Open Women’s Slalom Podium 

1st: Regina Jaquess 

2nd: Jaimee Bull 

3rd: Allie Nicholson 

PC: Waterski Pro Tour

WATER SKI CANADA ANNOUNCES TEAM FOR THE 2023 35+ PANAM WATER SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS

Water Ski Canada Announces Team for the 2023 IWWF 35+ Pan American Water Ski Championships

Water Ski Canada is proud to announce the dynamic roster of 29 distinguished athletes set to represent Canada at the 2023 35+ Pan Am Water Ski Championships. These athletes are ready to showcase their skills and commitment on the international stage, competing for gold and glory.

Event Details:

Date: September 18-24, 2023

Location: Skyview Lake, Harmony, North Carolina

The lineup representing Canada consists of dedicated and experienced water skiers from various provinces, participating in various categories:

Alex Pennington (ON) – 55+ Slalom & Tricks

Bob Wink (ON) – 45+ Slalom

Bruce Dodd (AB) – 65+ Slalom & Tricks

Carolyn Cheetham (AB) – 55+ Slalom

Cindy Trueman (AB) – 65+ Slalom

Claire Sicotte (QC) – 70+ Slalom

Damaris Barry (BC) – 65+ Slalom, Tricks & Jump

Danielle Charest (QC) – 55+ Slalom & Tricks

Danny Anderson (ON) – 65+ Slalom

Dave Miller (BC) – 55+ Slalom

Dave Phillips (BC) – 65+ Slalom

Dick Horwood (BC) – 55+ Slalom, Tricks & Jump

Francis Leboeuf (QC) – 35+ Slalom

Jim Pakeman (ON) – 35+ Slalom

Johnny Hayward (BC) – 45+ Slalom, Tricks & Jump

Kate Ryan (ON) – 55+ Slalom

Kathy Phillips (BC) – 65+ Slalom

Kevin Head (BC) – 35+ Slalom

Mark Kirby (ON) – 55+ Slalom

Martin Charbonneau (QC) – 55+ Slalom

Michele Riordon (ON) – 35+ Slalom

Mike Lemyre (QC) – 45+ Slalom, Tricks & Jump

Oliver Plante (QC) – 35+ Slalom

Pierre Plouffe (QC) – 70+ Slalom, Tricks & Jump

Richard Lutfy (QC) – 65+ Slalom, Tricks & Jump

Rob Cresswell (ON) – 45+ Slalom

Scott Marshall (ON) – 65+ Slalom

Teresa Wiwchar (ON) – 45+ Slalom

Wendy Durigon (ON) – 45+ Slalom

The Team will be led by Pierre Plouffe as Coach and Wendy Durigon as Manager. 

Join us in cheering on Team Canada as they prepare for this prestigious event and chase gold! Your unwavering support propels our athletes to achieve their very best.

 

SASKATCHEWAN’S CARTER LUCAS SECURES HIS SPOT IN THE JUMP FINALS AT THE 2023 IWWF WORLD U21 WATERSKI CHAMPIONSHIPS

Carter Lucas Jumping at the 2022 Jr. Canadian Open. Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography

Saskatoon’s Carter Lucas qualifies for the U21 Men’s Jump Finals at the 2023 IWWF World U21 Waterski Championships in Chapala, MEX. 

With a score of 55.8m/183ft, Carter has punched his ticket into the Finals and will be competing again on Saturday, June 17, 2023. Carter is currently sitting 5th place after the preliminary round, going into finals. He will fight for a spot on the podium in the finals tomorrow. 

The 2023 IWWF World U21 Waterski Championships is taking place at Bocalaguna in Chapala, MEX from June 14-17, 2023. It brings the best U21 water skiers together from around the world as they compete to become World Champion. 

 

Event schedule, http://www.iwwfed-ea.org/competition.php?cc=T-23IWWF14&page=TimeTable 

Event results, http://www.iwwfed-ea.org/competition.php?cc=T-23IWWF1

Event webcast, https://www.youtube.com/@waterskibroadcasting 

QUEBEC’S NELLIE ALLARD SOARS HER WAY INTO THE JUMP FINALS AT THE 2023 IWWF WORLD U21 WATERSKI CHAMPIONSHIPS

Nellie Allard Jumping at the 2022 U17 World Championships. Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography 

Quebec’s Nellie Allard qualifies for the U21 Women’s Jump Finals at the 2023 IWWF World U21 Waterski Championships in Chapala, MEX. 

With a score of 41.9m/137ft, Nellie punched her ticket into the Finals and will be competing again on Saturday, June 17, 2023. This was a personal best score for Nellie that has put her in 6th place going into the finals. Nellie has also qualified for the U21 Women’s Slalom Finals that will also be held on Saturday. 

Nellie is the current U17 Women’s World Jump Champion, recently winning the title this past January. 

The 2023 IWWF World U21 Waterski Championships is taking place at Bocalaguna in Chapala, MEX from June 14-17, 2023. It brings the best U21 water skiers together from around the world as they compete to become World Champion. 

 

Event schedule, http://www.iwwfed-ea.org/competition.php?cc=T-23IWWF14&page=TimeTable 

Event results, http://www.iwwfed-ea.org/competition.php?cc=T-23IWWF14&page=live 

Event webcast, https://www.youtube.com/@waterskibroadcasting  

SEAN KRAUS PUNCHES HIS TICKET INTO TRICK FINALS AT THE 2023 IWWF WORLD U21 WATER SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sean Trick Skis at the 2022 Jr. Canadian Open. Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography 

Edmonton’s Sean Kraus qualifies for the U21 Men’s Trick Finals at the 2023 IWWF World U21 Waterski Championships in Chapala, MEX. 

With a score of 7240 points, Sean punched his ticket into the Finals and will be competing again on Saturday, June 17, 2023. Sean was also joined by his younger brother, Evan in the U21 Men’s Trick Prelims. Unfortunately Evan missed out on making the Finals by 2 positions. 

Sean has also qualified for the U21 Men’s Slalom Finals with his younger brother Evan. They will be competing in the Slalom Finals on Saturday, June 17, 2023. 

The 2023 IWWF World U21 Waterski Championships is taking place at Bocalaguna in Chapala, MEX from June 14-17, 2023. It brings the best U21 water skiers together from around the world as they compete to become World Champion. 

 

Event schedule, http://www.iwwfed-ea.org/competition.php?cc=T-23IWWF14&page=TimeTable 

Event results, http://www.iwwfed-ea.org/competition.php?cc=T-23IWWF14&page=live 

Event webcast, https://www.youtube.com/@waterskibroadcasting  

QUEBEC’S HANNAH STOPNICKI PUNCHES HER TICKET INTO TRICK FINALS AT THE 2023 IWWF WORLD U21 WATERSKI CHAMPIONSHIPS

Hannah Stopnicki Tricking during the 2022 U17 World Championships. Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography

Montreal’s Hannah Stopnicki qualifies for the U21 Women’s Trick Finals at the 2023 IWWF World U21 Waterski Championships in Chapala, MEX. 

With a score of 5740 points, Hannah punched her ticket into the Finals and will be competing again on Saturday, June 17, 2023. Hannah is currently sitting in 6th place after prelims and going into the finals. Hannah will be joined in the Women’s Trick Finals with fellow Canadian Team Member, Megan Pelkey.. 

Hannah is the current U17 Women’s World Trick Champion, recently winning the title this past January. 

The 2023 IWWF World U21 Waterski Championships is taking place at Bocalaguna in Chapala, MEX from June 14-17, 2023. It brings the best U21 water skiers together from around the world as they compete to become World Champion. 

 

Event schedule, http://www.iwwfed-ea.org/competition.php?cc=T-23IWWF14&page=TimeTable 

Event results, http://www.iwwfed-ea.org/competition.php?cc=T-23IWWF14&page=live 

Event webcast, https://www.youtube.com/@waterskibroadcasting  

ALBERTA’S MEGAN PELKEY PUNCHES HER TICKET INTO THE TRICK FINALS AT THE 2023 IWWF WORLD U21 WATERSKI CHAMPIONSHIPS

Megan Pelkey Tricks during the 2022 U17 World Championships. Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography

Alberta’s Megan Pelkey qualifies for the U21 Women’s Trick Finals at the 2023 IWWF World U21 Waterski Championships in Chapala, MEX. 

With a score of 5440 points, Megan punched her ticket into the Finals and will be competing again on Saturday, June 17, 2023. Megan is currently sitting 8th place heading into the finals. Megan will be joined in the Women’s Trick Finals with fellow Canadian Team Member, Hannah Stopnicki. 

In addition to the Trick Finals, Megan will be competing in the U21 Women’s Jump Prelims on Friday, June 16. 2023. She has already competed in the U21 Women’s Slalom Prelims scoring 2@12m/35off. 

The 2023 IWWF World U21 Waterski Championships is taking place at Bocalaguna in Chapala, MEX from June 14-17, 2023. It brings the best U21 water skiers together from around the world as they compete to become World Champion. 

 

Event schedule, http://www.iwwfed-ea.org/competition.php?cc=T-23IWWF14&page=TimeTable 

Event results, http://www.iwwfed-ea.org/competition.php?cc=T-23IWWF14&page=live 

Event webcast, https://www.youtube.com/@waterskibroadcasting