January 24, 2000
USA Water Ski
The United States will be well represented by several of its top water-ski athletes in March at the 2000 Moomba Masters World Cup. The tournament organizing committee has extended invitations to 21 U.S. athletes to compete at the World Cup stop in Melbourne, Australia, March 10-13. The United States qualified more athletes for the Moomba Masters than any other country.
Heading the list of U.S. athletes invited are Scot Ellis and Rhoni Barton. Ellis will be attempting to win his fourth consecutive Moomba Masters jumping title, while Barton was the only female athlete to qualify in every event.
The U.S. athletes who have been invited to compete in the 2000 Moomba Masters World Cup are: Brenda Baldwin (jumping), Barton (slalom, tricks, jumping and overall), Mike Champion (slalom), April Coble (slalom, jumping), Wade Cox (slalom), Ellis (jumping), Ryan Fitts (tricks, jumping), Natalie Hamrick (slalom), Dana Hinman (jumping), Regina Jaquess (tricks), Kristi Overton-Johnson (slalom), Freddy Krueger (jumping), Lori Krueger (slalom, jumping), Mark Lane (jumping), Michael McCormick (tricks, jumping and overall), Jason Paredes (slalom), Chris Parrish (slalom), Cory Pickos (tricks), Chris Sullivan (slalom), Greg Sund (slalom) and Karen Truelove (slalom, jumping).
For more information about the world of water skiing, visit the official Web site of USA Water Ski at www.usawaterski.org or contact Justin Campfield at 863-324-4341 ext. 123.
See what makes Moomba the biggest water-ski tournament in the world in the March issue of WaterSki magazine.
Moomba Invites Top U.S. Athletes
January 24, 2000