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CANADA NAMES TEAM FOR THE 2021 IWWF WORLD WATER SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS

Water Ski Canada is pleased to announce its team for the 2021 IWWF World Water Ski Championships. The biennial event will feature an expected field of more than 200 water skiers representing 35 countries and will be hosted at the Jack Travers Water Ski School on October 12-17, 2021.

“I am excited for this Team as we have strong representation in all events, and we will be fighting to podium in the team event” said National Team Head Coach Steve Bush.

Canada will be represented by:

The team will be led by National Team Head Coach Steve Bush and supported by Junior team coach Cole Grant.

For more information about the event, CLICK HERE

Follow Team Canada on Facebook, Instagram and online at www.waterskicanada.ca

About Water Ski Canada
Water Ski Canada is a Council of Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada (WSWC), the national governing body for towed water sports in Canada.

For More Information and Interview Requests:
Jasmine Northcott
Chief Executive Officer
Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada
jasmine@wswc.ca
613-526-0685

 

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CANADIAN WATER SKI TEAM SELECTED FOR 2020 PAN AM CHAMPIONSHIPS

OTTAWA, ON – Water Ski Canada is pleased to announce its team for the 2020 IWWF Pan American Water Ski Championships. Canada will send a group of 21 skiers to the Pan American Championships taking place in Boca Laguna in Chapala, Jalisco Mexico, on November 4-7.

“I am excited for this Team as we have strong representation in all events” said National Team Head Coach Steve Bush.

The team will be led by National Team Head Coach Steve Bush and supported by Junior team coach Cole Grant, Dr. Joe Quigg (medical) and Darren Wharrie (athletic therapist).

Follow Team Canada on Facebook, Instagram and online at www.waterskicanada.ca

About Water Ski Canada
Water Ski Canada is a Council of Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada (WSWC), the national governing body for towed water sports in Canada.

For More Information and Interview Requests:
Jasmine Northcott
Chief Executive Officer
Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada
jasmine@wswc.ca
613-526-0685

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CANADIAN OVER 35 PAN AM TEAM SELECTED

Water Ski Canada is pleased to announce the athletes who have been selected to represent Canada at the 2021 IWWF Over 35 Pan American Water Ski Championships, October 29-31, in Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico. The team consists of 13 water ski athletes in four age divisions.

The team will be represented by:

35-44 Division
– Carl Denis (AB)

45-54 Division
-Rae Lee Colcleugh (AB)
-Wendy Durigon (ON)
-Jonathon Hayward (BC)
-Chuck Kraus (AB)
-Kristy Kraus (AB)
-Bob Wink (ON)

55-64 Division
-Jean Cloutier (QC)
-Mike Collombin (AB)
-Bruce Dodd (AB)
-Richard Lufty (QC)
-Teresa Wiwchar (ON)

65+ Division
-Pierre Plouffe (QC)

Congratulations and good luck!

Follow Team Canada on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and online at waterskicanada.ca.

About Water Ski Canada
Water Ski Canada is a Council of Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada (WSWC), the national governing body for towed water sports in Canada.

For More Information and Interview Requests:
Jasmine Northcott
Chief Executive Officer
Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada
jasmine@wswc.ca
613-526-0685

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SELECTION CRITERIA NOW AVAILABLE FOR OPEN, U21, U17, U14 & 35+ PAN AM CHAMPIONSHIPS

Selection criteria now available for OPEN, U21, U17, U14 & 35+ Pan Am Championships. 

2020 – NEW

OPEN TEAM

English: CLICK HERE

French: CLICK HERE

PAN AM U14

English: CLICK HERE

French: CLICK HERE

PAN AM U17

English: CLICK HERE

French:CLICK HERE

PAN AM U21

English: CLICK HERE

French: CLICK HERE

PAN AM +35

English:CLICK HERE

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TWELVE CANADIAN SKIERS QUALIFY TO COMPETE AT THE NAUTIQUE MASTERS

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    TWELVE CANADIAN SKIERS QUALIFY TO COMPETE AT THE NAUTIQUE MASTERS

    The 61st Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament® will be held May 28-30, 2021. The Masters is known throughout the world as the most prestigious watersports tournament. The event began in 1959 at Callaway Gardens and is held annually during the Memorial Day weekend.

    The Robin Lake site at Callaway, built specifically for the Masters, boasts an expansive pavilion with covered stadium seating, judges’ tower and media area. The action can be seen clearly from the beach and picnic areas. The immaculately maintained gardens, lakes, resort and attractions at Callaway provide a tournament venue like no other in the world.

    The 28th Junior Masters Tournament features the world’s finest junior waterskiing and wakeboarding athletes. In lieu of prize monies, junior competitors receive trophies.

    Callaway’s Robin Lake is nestled in a serene and beautiful atmosphere. Spectators are treated to thrilling competition while lounging in a remarkable natural setting. This event attracts thousands of spectators annually and enjoys media coverage in the local and metropolitan Atlanta areas prior to and during the tournament, followed by worldwide print coverage for several months.

    Twelve Canadian skiers have qualified to complete at the Nautique Masters. This is the largest Canadian team to attend in history. Unfortunately, Ryan Dodd (a defending Champion) will not be in attending this year due to an ankle injury.

     The Canadian athletes attending are: 

    MASTERS

    Masters Women’s Trick: Paige Rini (ON) & Neilly Ross (ON)

    Masters Women’s Slalom: Jaimee Bull (ON) & Whitney McClintock-Rini (ON)

    Masters Women’s Jump: Dominique Grandon-Allard (QC) & Taryn Grant (MB)

    Masters Men’s Trick: Dorien Llewellyn (AB)

    Masters Men’s Slalom: Cole McCormick (AB)

    Masters Men’s Jump: Dorien Llewellyn (AB)

     


    JR MASTERS

    JR Women’s Jump: Shae O’Brien (AB)

    JR Women’s Trick: Olivia Chute (NS)

    JR Men’s Trick: Evan Kraus (AB)

    JR Men’s Slalom: Charlie Ross (ON)

    An invitation to compete in the Masters is universally considered an honor and an acknowledgement of achievement for reaching the pinnacle in a given watersports discipline – only the world’s most elite athletes compete at the Masters! This tournament is IWWF/USA Water Ski and WWA sanctioned.

     

  • EVENT INFO

    The 61st Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament® will be held May 28-30, 2021. The Masters is known throughout the world as the most prestigious watersports tournament. The event began in 1959 at Callaway Gardens and is held annually during the Memorial Day weekend.

    The Robin Lake site at Callaway, built specifically for the Masters, boasts an expansive pavilion with covered stadium seating, judges’ tower and media area. The action can be seen clearly from the beach and picnic areas. The immaculately maintained gardens, lakes, resort and attractions at Callaway provide a tournament venue like no other in the world.

    An invitation to compete in the Masters is universally considered an honor and an acknowledgement of achievement for reaching the pinnacle in a given watersports discipline – only the world’s most elite athletes compete at the Masters! This tournament is IWWF/USA Water Ski and WWA sanctioned.

    The 28th Junior Masters Tournament features the world’s finest junior waterskiing and wakeboarding athletes. In lieu of prize monies, junior competitors receive trophies.

    Callaway’s Robin Lake is nestled in a serene and beautiful atmosphere. Spectators are treated to thrilling competition while lounging in a remarkable natural setting. This event attracts thousands of spectators annually and enjoys media coverage in the local and metropolitan Atlanta areas prior to and during the tournament, followed by worldwide print coverage for several months.

    The Masters is instrumental in promotion and support of new and exciting watersports disciplines.

     
     
    WHEN: May 28-30, 2021

    LOCATION: 3 MILE BEACH DRIVE, PINE MOUNTAIN, GA

    WEBSITE: http://masterswaterski.com

     
    Only the world’s most elite athletes compete at the Masters. An invitation to compete is universally considered an acknowledgement of achievement for reaching the pinnacle in a given watersports discipline. The tournament is sanctioned by IWWF/USA Water Ski and WWA.
     

    Canadian athletes qualified to compete in the Masters Water Ski Tournament are: 

    MASTERS COMPETITORS

    FEMALE COMPETITORS
    JAIME BULL (ON) – Women’s Slalom
    DOMINIQUE GRONDIN – ALLARD (QC) – Women’s Jump
    TARYN GRANT (MB) – Women’s Jump
    WHITNEY MCCLINTOCK (ON) – Women’s Slalom
    PAIGE RINI (ON) – Women’s Trick
    NEILLY ROSS (ON) – Women’s Trick
     
    MALE COMPETITORS
    DORIEN LLEWELLYN (AB) – Men’s Trick & Men’s Jump
    COLE MCCORMICK (ON) – Men’s Slalom

    JUNIOR COMPETITORS

    FEMALE COMPETITORS
    OLIVIA CHUTE (NS) – JR Women’s Slalom
    SHAE O’BRIEN (AB) – JR Women’s Jump
     
    MALE COMPETITORS
    EVAN KRAUS (AB) – JR Men’s Trick
    CHARLIE ROSS (ON) – JR Men’s Slalom
     

     

     

     

     

     

  • SCHEDULE

    2021 Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament Schedule of Events

    Friday, May 28th – Military Appreciation

    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 28th Junior Masters – SEMIFINAL AND FINAL ROUNDS
    Jr. Women’s & Men’s Trick Semifinals / Jr. Women’s & Men’s Trick Finals
    Jr. Women’s & Men’s Slalom Semifinals / Jr. Women’s and Men’s Slalom Finals
    Jr. Women’s & Men’s Jump Semifinals / Jr. Women’s and Men’s Jump Finals
    Jr. Women’s Wakeboard Semifinals / Jr. Women’s Wakeboard Final Round
    Jr. Men’s Wakeboard Semifinals / Jr. Men’s Wakeboard Final Round


    Saturday, May 29th – Military Appreciation

    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 61st Masters Semifinal Rounds

    Pro Women’s & Men’s Trick Semifinals
    O’brien Scholarship Challenge: Jr. Women’s Slalom Head-to-Head
    Pro Women’s & Men’s Slalom Semifinals
    Pro Women’s & Men’s Wakeboard Semifinals
    Pro Women’s & Men’s Jump Semifinals

    Robin Lake – East Beach Pavilion
    9:15 PM – Fireworks, sponsored by GM Marine Engine Technology


    Sunday, May 30th – Military Appreciation

    8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Morning of Champions Chapel Service
    Outdoors at Lodge and Spa Longleaf Lawn with In His Wakes Ministries

    10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Opening Ceremonies
    Parade of Champions

    10:30 AM – 4:00 PM 61st Masters Final Rounds
    Pro Women’s & Men’s Trick Finals
    O’brien Scholarship Challenge: Jr. Men’s Slalom Head-to-Head
    Pro Women’s & Men’s Slalom Finals
    Pro Women’s & Men’s Wakeboard Finals
    Pro Women’s & Men’s Jump Finals

    4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Pavilion Awards Presentation
    Join us in celebrating the 2021 Masters Champions at the Robin Lake East Beach Pavilion immediately following the conclusion of the competition.

  • STANDINGS AND RESULTS

    For the Masters Standings CLICK HERE

    For the Juniors Standings CLICK HERE

  • WATCH LIVE

    To watch the event live CLICK HERE

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