Very few major sporting events in the world today can attract an audience as extraordinary as that of the annual Moomba Masters. Staged in downtown Melbourne, Australia, last year an estimated 200,000 spectators enjoyed the spectacle on the Yarra River – all in the shadow of the city’s towering skyscrapers. Given good weather, the crowds […]
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.
Get to know young world-class trick talent Erika Lang: how she looks forward to breaking the world trick record this year, her junior vs. pro experience, and some memorable moments with her mom traveling to competitions around the world.
Former women’s pro tour dominator Emma Sheers returned to competition this year, and she’s wasted no time making herself known.
What an incredible start for world-record holder Freddy Krueger. He’s won every major pro tournament there is to win this year.
U.S. water ski athletes Freddy Krueger (Winter Garden, Fla.), Erika Lang (Gilbert, Ariz.) and Chris Parrish (Orlando, Fla.) won titles in respective events at the 53rd Moomba Masters, March 8-11, in Melbourne, Australia.
I almost love photographing skiing as much as skiing itself. It’s a passion that’s intensified over the last few years. There’s so many different ways to capture the sport.
Cat-like reflexes, powerful core strength, and high-level mental toughness are a few words that come to mind when defining the athletic attributes of the world’s elite trickers. Here’s a look at some of them in action at the Moomba Masters.
THINK SOME OF THOSE NFL HIT’S LOOK VIOLENT ON TV? They really are! Skiing has its fair share of body punishment as well, and that’s why we’ve prepared this entertaining gallery of skiers on the brink of disaster.
As part of its continued support for the growth of towed watersports in Australia and around the world, Nautique Boats has signed a five-year agreement with the Victorian Water Ski Association (VWSA) to be the official towboat of the Moomba Masters through 2015.