WATER SKI CANADA IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE TEAM FOR THE 2022 IWWF WORLD UNDER 17 WATER SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS IN SANTIAGO, CHILE

Water Ski Canada is pleased to announce the team for the 2022 IWWF World Under 17 Water Ski Championships in Santiago, Chile from January 5-8, 2023.

The Team will be managed by Kyle Hunter and Coached by Cole Grant and Matt Rini.

Canada will be represented by ten athletes with six skiers participating in the Team Event and four skiers participating as individuals.

Six of these athletes were in Santiago, Chile for the 2022 IWWF Pan American Water Ski Championships at the beginning of this month. They had the opportunity to represent Canada and get familiar with the World U17 competition site.

The World Under 17 Championships are held every two years and bring the best of the U17 skiers around the world together. Individual medals will be awarded in slalom, tricks, jump and overall. Each country has a maximum of a six person team whose individual skier scores contribute towards the Overall Team Title.

Canada will be represented by:

 

Team Skiers:

Skier Prov. Events

Nellie Allard QC Slalom, Tricks & Jump

Jacob Chambers AB Slalom, Tricks & Jump

Megan Pelkey AB Slalom, Tricks & Jump

Lucas Pinette BC Slalom, Tricks & Jump

Charlie Ross ON Slalom

Hannah Stopnicki QC Slalom & Tricks

 

Independent Skiers:

Carly Bonham (team alternate) AB Slalom & Tricks

Kate Pinsonneault BC Slalom & Jump

Darah Lachance (wildcard) NS Slalom

Ben Wheeler (wildcard) ON Slalom