Incredible– is what Day 3 of the 2019 IWWF World Under 21 Waterski Championships was!
First if you can come out and watch the Slalom Finals tomorrow at Shalom Park Water Ski Site, you will not be disappointed. The level of competition from these young athletes is incredible.
Second if you cannot make it to the lake, you need to be watching the webcast! The camera angles and replays, announcers and everything else is exceptional. Very well done to WorldWaterSkiers ! For more information about the event CLICK HERE
The day began with the jump preliminary round. Team Canada had 2 jumpers in the prelims. Josh Edwards 40.1m, Thomas Daigle 56.3m. Thomas moved onto the finals and finished in 11 th place with a new PB jump of 57.7m
The trick finals were amazing with scores above 10,000 for both men and ladies. Neilly Ross had an impressive run and scored 10,350 points putting her just barely out of 1 st place. Congratulations Neilly on your silver medal performance!
Thomas Daigle earned a 7 th place in the trick finals with a score of 5930. Thomas currently sits in 5 th in the overall race with the slalom finals to come tomorrow.
Slalom Finals are on Sunday at 9am. 12 Ladies, 12 Men all vying for the Slalom title. Neilly Ross, Paige Rini and Jaimee Bull are looking to make the top spot on the podium.
Thomas Daigle and Jamie Calhoun are both in the finals with Jamie being the top seed.
Tomorrow shall finalize what nation earns the Team Title. Canada won this Team Overall event in 2017 and looking to repeat as the #1 Team.
Sunday will also name the Overall Champions. We look forward to seeing what 3 event male and female skiers win the Overall Title.
The Team is coached National Team Head Coach Steve Bush and assisted by Cole Grant.
The official website for the event is: CLICK HERE
Check out the website for Live Results and for a LIVE webcast starting at 9am Sunday.
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