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IWWF PAN AM CHAMPIONSHIPS BEGINS THURSDAY

Four Canadian Water Ski Teams will compete in the 2021 Pan American Water Ski Championships, Thursday through Sunday, at Boca Laguna in Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico. 

Members of the Canadian Pan Am Team are

Elite Team: Jamie Calhoun (ON), Taryn Grant (ON), Conley Pinette (BC), Paige Rini (ON), Neilly Ross (ON) and Chantal Singer (ON)

U21 Team: Dominique Grondin-Allard (QC), Bradley Gibbons (AB), Rebecca Ramsay (ON) and Paige Rini (ON)

U17 Team: Nellie Allard (QC), Jacob Chambers (BC), Olivia Chute (NS), Evan Kraus (AB), Lucas Pinette (BC) and Charlie Ross (ON)

U14 Team: Carly Bonham (AB), Louis Cuillert (QC), Jaret Goulah (BC), Megan Pelkey (AB), Kate Pinsonneault (BC) and Hannah Stopnicki (QC)

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CARTER LUCAS & REBECCA RAMSAY RECEIVE THE 2021 MANOO SCHOLARSHIP

Congratulations to Carter Lucas and Rebecca Ramsay, recipients of the 2021 Manoo and Jean Gurjar Scholarship.  The scholarship is given out each year to provide financial support to the skiing and educational pursuits of one male and one female Canadian water skier who best represent  the ideals established in honour of Manoo Gurjar.  

The Manoo Scholarship is awarded to athletes who:

-Love and passion for the sport of water skiing;
-Sociability and friendliness within the water ski community 
-Good sportsmanship;
-Gives back to the sport in his or her own unique way;
-Demonstrates a commitment to education;
-Demonstrates a commitment to training and becoming better;
-Demonstrates potential and drive to compete 

For more information about the Manoo Scholarship CLICK HERE

Congratulations Carter and Lucas

Photos: David Crowder Photography

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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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2021 MANOO & JEAN GURJAR SCHOLARSHIP – APPLY TODAY

Manoo Gurjar is a longtime and beloved water skier. In 2013, he continued to compete in the Men 9 category (75+), including at national championships where he consistently takes home hardware in the slalom event. Manoo’s smiling presence, friendliness, sharing of volunteer time, stories, photographs and food, have combined to make him a favourite personality at events.

GOAL OF THE LEGACY FUND: The purpose of the Legacy Fund is to provide annual financial support to the skiing and educational pursuits of one male and one female Canadian water skier annually who best represents the ideals established in honour of Manoo Gurjar. A Legacy Fund allocation of $1,000 will be allocated annually to each recipient.

CRITERIA: The skiers selected shall best exemplify the qualities and wishes of Manoo and Jean Gurjar in their regard for the sport and education.

CLICK HERE for more information and to apply today!

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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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