33 senior world titles were awarded after 6 days of intense competition at the 2018 IWWF World Over-35 Waterski Championships held at Miranda’s Water Ski School in Chile.

Over 170 skiers from 24 countries were registered to compete in 4 age categories: Over-35, Over 45, Over 55 and Over 65.  There were 7 new IWWF World Senior Championship records and four new National records, set behind the the all-new Ski Nautique.


CLICK HERE to view the results from DAY 1

CLICK HERE to view the results from DAY 2

CLICK HERE to view the results from DAY 3 

The Canadian 35+ Water Ski World Championships Team secured incredible results in San Bernardo, Chile, including nine athletes making the podium in the finals. Canada placed fourth overall. Members of the Canadian team included: 
Trent Finlayson (SK), Mike Collombin (AB), Wendy Boudreau Durigon (ON), Todd Johnson (AB), Danny Anderson (ON), Jean Cloutier (QC), Bruce Dodd (AB), Dave Miller (BC), Dave Phillips (BC), Kathy Phillips (BC) and Bob Wink (ON). Pierre Plouffe (QC) served as team manager. 
David Miller (CAN) won the gold medal with a big score of 2 @ 10.25 metres, followed by Bruce Dodd (CAN) silver 3.5 @ 10.75 m and Mike Morgan (USA) the bronze.

In Over 45 Mens Slalom, Todd Johnson earned a silver medal with 0.50/55/10.25. Congratulations Todd!

Trent Finlayson, who won the Over-35 Men’s  slalom title at the IWWF Pan American Championships two weeks before, stood above everyone else again on the podium with a score of 2 @ 10.25 metres, just ahead of Dave Wingerter (USA) 1 @ 10.25 metres and Seth Stisher  (USA) 4 @ 10.75 metres.

In Over 55 Mens Tricks, Bruce Dodd won a silver medal with a score of 3850 and Mark Steven placed 5th with a score of 2660. Congratulations to you both. 

In Over 65 Pierre Plouffe earned a gold medal in tricks with a score of 2110. Pierre also won GOLD overall with a score of 2816.28

In Over 55 Men, Mark Stevens earned the bronze medal in jump (39.9m (131ft) as well as a bronze medal overall with a score of 2334. Jean Cloutier was close behind placing 4th in jump with a score of (38.4m (126ft)

Congratuations to the Canadian team!

CLICK HERE to view the IWWF’s official press release

CLICK HERE to view the final results

CLICK HERE to view the LIVESTREAM from the event

CLICK HERE to view David Crowder’s photos 

Photos By: David Crowder