TWO CANADIANS ARE ON THE PODIUM AT THE 30TH JR. MASTERS

Hannah Stopnicki Tricking at the 2022 Jr. Masters  Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography

Hannah Stopnicki Tricking at the 2022 Jr. Masters 
Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography

Two Canadians are on the podium at the 30th Jr. Masters. Hannah Stopnicki (QC) and Megan Pelkey (AB) have placed 1st and 3rd, respectively in the Jr. Women’s Trick event. Megan scored 6,280 points in the semifinals round to punch her ticket into the finals. Hannah scored 6,510 points in the semifinals round to punch her ticket into the finals as top seed. 

In the finals, Megan scored 4,970 points to secure 3rd place and Hannah scored 5960 points to win the title of Jr. Masters Champion. USA’s Alexia Abelson placed 2nd with a score of 5620 points. These three skiers are the same skiers who placed in the same order at the 2022 U17 World Championships. 

Fellow Canadian Nellie Allard (QC) also competed in the Jr. Women’s Trick event and placed 8th with a score of 2,980 points. 

In the Jr. Men’s Trick event, Canada’s Lucas Pinette (BC) scored 6,220 points and placed 6th. Jake Abelson (USA) placed 1st, Matias Gonzalez (CHI) placed 2nd and Tristan Duplan-Fribourg (FRA) placed 3rd in Jr. Men’s Trick. 

The Jr. Masters features the best Junior water skiers from around the world. The Masters is considered one of the most prestigious watersports events throughout the world. The Masters is held on Robin Lake in Callaway Gardens. The lake was built specifically for the Masters competition which is held every year on Memorial Day weekend. 

For results and live webcast, visit https://www.masterswaterski.com/ 


Megan Pelkey Tricking at the 2022 Jr. Masters 
Photo Credit: Johnny Hayward Photography