Twenty-one-year-old Jacinta Carroll from Geelong, Australia has a lot to be proud of from her 2013 competitive water-ski season. After starting the year with a second place finish in jump at the Moomba Masters, she went on to win six pro water ski tournaments, and also managed to claim the gold overall medal and jump title at the U-21 World Water Ski Championships. Here’s what Carroll has to say.
Watch Jacinta Carroll, Taryn Grant, and Lauren Morgan go for the gold medal at the U-21 World Water Ski Championships Presented by WATERSKI.
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There’s no shortage of great slalom talent in the women’s U-21 age category. Top competitors like U-21 world slalom champion Brie Carter, and pending Girls 3 national record holder Samantha Dumala, (1 at 39 1/2 off) have been raising the bar all season long.
France’s Iris Cambray won the 2013 Under 21 World Title in Ladies Tricks with a big score of 9,090. Let’s not forget that she also claimed her first Masters Championship title in tricks this year, as well. Check out her winning run at the U-21 World Water Ski Championships.
Watch Team Radar’s newest member, 19-year-old Makayla Haw, jump and swerve like a champ! After all, she is a 3x Junior Moomba Masters Champion, Moomba Jump Champion, and Masters Slalom and Jump Champion. Check out the video!
As refined slalom technique, and equipment and boat innovations fuel the progression of turning buoys at ultra-short line lengths, U-21 studs like Stephen Neveu, Benjamin Stadlbaur, and Tyler Yager will be knocking on the door of the best swervers in the sport
“My goal for the tournament was to win jump. I’ve been feeling really good and consistent all year and I knew that if I just went out there and did what I’ve been working on I would be able to battle Tim [Bradstreet] for the gold.”–Daniel Efverstrom
When beauty, agility and power come together into a trick run with effortless spins and numerous flips without hesitation, there’s nothing quite like it. Check out the final runs of the U-21 women’s trick podium: 1st Iris Cambray, 2nd Erika Lang, 3rd Giannina Bonnemann.
Skiing last off the dock at the U-21 Worlds, American Brie Carter knew exactly what she needed to score to take home the gold medal. The score to beat: 2 1/2 at 38 off, posted by U.S. teammate Samantha Dumala. “I was nervous, but I went out there and did what I could,” says Carter. […]