Barefoot jumping has come a long way in the last few years, with different techniques being used and longer distances posted. Watch David Small’s world record leap of 98.1 feet that took place at the 2010 World Barefoot Championships in Brandenburg, Germany.
By: Karen Putz Keith St. Onge and David Small grew up on opposite sides of the world, but they shared one thing in common: an intense passion for water skiing on their bare feet. Keith St. Onge was introduced to the sport by two-time world champion Mike Siepel at a clinic held at Lake Umbagog […]
In capturing the excitement, beauty and intensity of our sport, WATERSKI lens man Bill Doster has done it all. He’s photographed the world’s best skiers from cranes, helicopters, airplanes and boats, from every imaginable angle, and yet he’s driven to keep honing his craft. Enjoy his gallery from the past year, and if you want […]
Thirty-six athletes won national titles at the 33rd annual Parson’s Roofing Barefoot Water Ski National Championships, which were held July 22-24 at Mystic Lakes in Maize, Kansas.
The World Barefoot Center is owned and operated by the two best Barefoot water skiers in the world, Keith St.Onge and David Small. The two currently own all three world records, and together have won 13 out of 16 gold medals at the last four World Championships. Also helping run the school is Gary (Swampy) […]
On the Cover “The Tower” Chris Parrish is back on his game with two major pro victories in the books this season. photo: Bill Doster Contents DEPARTMENTS 6 From the Dock A ski lesson. 8 Backwash Lady lovin,’ dilemma solving and a pretty cute ski pup. 10 Shortlines Get in touch with Thomas Degasperi’s more […]