Future of the Sport
Nineteen-year-old Caroline Cooper grew up on Smith Mountain Lake in West Virginia with her parents, her three older sisters and younger brother. They spent their summers in and around the water between their home and at Coble Ski School in North Carolina. “My sisters have been great role models to me and keep myself motivated,” Cooper says about […]
Martin Kolman of the Czech Republic is currently one of the best men’s overall skiers in the world, having placed third in the 2013 World Water Ski Championships in Chile and second in the Under 21 World Championships.
Sweden’s 21 year-old Daniel Efverstrom is by far the world’s greatest U-21 Men’s Jumper (he is currently 13 feet, or 4 m, ahead of second place U-21 jumper Alex King on the IWSF Ranking List). He established that by jumping 214 feet (65.3 m) in the U-21 World Championships last year and winning the U-21 European Championships in […]
Nineteen-year-old Zane Nicholson from Gallatin, Tennessee, is one of men’s slalom skiings up-and-comers. He is currently ranked 10th on the International Water Ski Federation ranking list with a score of 3.5 buoys at 39 off (10.75 m). Get to know Zane a little better through this short Q&A we did with the current University of […]
Lauren “Poochie” Morgan has water-ski greatness in her blood. Her father, Mike Morgan, was one of pro slalom’s elite during the ’90s. Now it’s Lauren’s turn. This year, she earned her first pro jump title in Moscow and a podium finish in Mandurah, Australia. At just 20 years old, Lauren is quickly creating her own […]
Here are a few of our favorite pictures of some of the Future of the Sport athletes from the U21 Worlds. Click through our gallery below to see some great action shots up close.
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.
Lang’s trick world record of 10,180 points, which she performed at Imperial Lakes in El Centro, California, back in October, was approved a few days ago by the IWWF Tournament Council. At the age of just 18, Lang is one of the youngest skiers of all time to hold the world record. Watch her world record trick run below.
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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