Another great day of competition on Day 2 of the 2019 IWWF World Under 21 Waterski Championships.
The Ladies preliminary trick event opened the day with three Canadians, Paige Rini, Dominique Grondin Allard and Neilly Ross. Neilly Ross had the 2 nd highest trick points and moved onto the trick finals tomorrow.
In slalom, Sean Kraus was 1 buoy off his PB as he scored .5 buoys at 11.25m. Jamie Calhoun almost ran 10.75m with a score of 5.5 buoys given him the highest score of the day. Thomas Daigle who had a great day yesterday in the trick event, had a run off in slalom to earn him a spot in the slalom finals on Sunday. On Saturday, Thomas will compete in the jump event.
Shae O’Brien, only 13 years old, in her first U21 World Championships, had a huge 2 nd jump of 29.0m and increased her PB of 5 metres. Rebecca Ramsay’s best jump 32.8m didn’t get her in the finals but it was a great competition for her. Paige Rini’s best jump of 42.4m had her finish
in 7 th today in jump and she moves onto the finals on Sunday.
Dominique Grondin Allard best jump of 46.5m, but her 2 nd seed in the Finals on Sunday. The Men’s preliminary jump event takes place tomorrow with Thomas Daigle and Josh Edwards competing.
Canadians competing in the Trick Finals Saturday are:
Ladies: Neilly Ross
Men: Thomas Daigle
Canada won this Team Overall event in 2017 and looking to repeat as the #1 Team.
Skiing for the Team are:
Sean Kraus (slalom and trick), Jaimee Bull (slalom), Thomas Daigle (slalom, trick, jump and overall), Dominique Grondin Allard (slalom, trick, jump and overall), Paige Rini (slalom, trick, jump and overall) and Neilly Ross (slalom, trick)
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 Saturday.
Events for tomorrow include: Ladies trick finals, Men trick finals, Men jump preliminary
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