What a tournament for Team Canada! The Canadian team won a combined total of 13 medals, including 4 gold, at the 2021 IWWF Pan American Senior Water Ski Championships, Oct. 28-31, at Boca Laguna in Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico.
Members of the Canadian Senior Team were: Jean Cloutier (QC), Rae-Lee Colcleugh (AB), Mike Collombine (AB), Bruce Dodd (AB), Wendy Durigon (ON), Jonathon Hayward (BC), Richard Lutfy (QC), Todd Schafer (AB), Bob Wink (ON) and Teresa Wiwchar (ON). The team was led by National Team Coach, Steve Bush and Pierre Plouffe.
+ 35 Division
Todd Schafer earned a silver medal in men’s slalom (0,50/55/11.25)
+ 45 Division
The Canadian 45+ team won the overall team silver medal, scoring 3,765.38 points
Jonathon Hayward earned gold medals in men’s jump (24m –79ft) overall (2740.74 points) and the bronze in men’s trick (1750). Bob Wink won silver in men’s slalom (3,00/55/12.00). Rae-Lee Colcleugh won bronze in women’s slalom (5,00/52/14.25). Also, a huge congrats to Wendy Durigon for placing 4th in women’s slalom.
+ 55 Divison
The Canadian 55+ team won the overall team silver medal, scoring 5,440.59 points
Bruce Dodd swept gold medals in men’s slalom (3,00/55/11.25) and men’s trick (2920 points). Mike Collombin won silver in men’s slalom (2,50/55/11.25). Teresa Wiwchar earned a bronze medal in women’s slalom (1,00/52/14.25) and Jean Cloutier earned a silver medal in men’s jump (34.4m -113ft). Incredible performances by Richard Lutfy in all three events!
Pierre Plouffe did not complete due to an injury.
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Thank you to Jonathon Hayward for the incredible photos