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NSSA Awards Bids For 2019 Show Nationals

The National Show Ski Association’s board of directors on Friday approved the hosting bids for the 2019 Division 1 Show Ski National Championships and 2019 Division 2 Show Ski National Championships. The Kwahamot Water Ski Club in Tomahawk, Wis., was awarded the bid to host the 2019 Division 2 Show Ski Nationals (tentative: Aug. 2-4, 2019), while the Lake City Skiers of Warsaw, Ind., won the bid to host the 2019 Division 1 Show Ski National Championships (tentative: Aug. 9-11, 2019).

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2018 USA Water Ski Show Team Selected

The National Show Ski Association, a sport discipline organization of USA Water Ski, has announced the athletes who will comprise the 2018 USA Water Ski Show Team at the 4th IWWF Show Ski World Championships, Sept. 7-9, 2018, on Peninsula Lake at the Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville, Ontario, Canada.

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Sarasota Ski-A-Rees Win Show Ski Nationals

The Sarasota Ski-A-Rees (Sarasota, Fla.) won the national team title at the 43rd Indmar Marine Engines Division 1 Show Ski National Championships, presented by Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing, Aug. 11-13, on the Rock River at Shorewood Park in Loves Park, Ill. Sarasota, making its first appearance at the Show Ski Nationals since 1998, earned high-scoring awards for showmanship, sound crew total, overall show, ballet, star doubles, swivel and jump on its way to tallying a grand total 2,032.56 points and winning its first national title in the history of the event. Teams from Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota had combined to win the previous 42 national team titles.

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Aquaducks Win D2 Show Ski Nationals

The Brown's Lake Aquaducks (Burlington, Wis.) won the team title at the 17th Division 2 Show Ski National Championships, Aug. 5-6, at Kwhamot Bay in Tomahawk, Wis. Hosted by the Kwahamot Water Ski Club, the tournament featured seven teams competing for the Division 2 show ski national title. The Division 2 Show Ski National Championships is comprised of teams and/or individuals not qualified by their respective regions for next weekend’s 43rd Indmar Marine Engines Division 1 Show Ski National Championships, presented by Polk County Tourism & Sports Marketing.

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Maine Attraction Wins Eastern Regionals

The Maine Attraction Water Ski Show Team (Sanford, Maine) won the 2017 Eastern Regional Show Ski Championships on Sunday in Northampton, Mass. The Oxbow Water Ski Show Team (Northampton, Mass.) finished second and U.S. Water Ski Show Team (Scotia, N.Y.) placed third.

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Twin Cities Wins NSSA Midwest Regionals

The Twin Cities River Rats (Minneapolis, Minn.) won the Midwest Regional Show Ski Championships on Sunday in Aberdeen, S.D. Twin Cities tallied 1,587.57 points in winning the title over the Midwest Ski Otters (White Bear Lake, Minn.), which scored 1,417.93 points.

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Mad-City Ski Team Wins Wisconsin State

The Mad-City Ski Team (Madison, Wis.) won the Division 1 team title at the 51st Wisconsin State Water Ski Show Championships, July 20-23, at Lake Wazeecha’s Red Sands Beach in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. Hosted by the Wisconsin Rapids Aqua Skiers, the tournament featured 24 teams in three divisions. The Mad-City Ski Team tallied 1,892.22 points after earning top scores for dock and equipment personnel, towboat driving, showmanship, sound crew total, overall show, barefoot and pyramid.

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Wonder Lake Wins NSSA Central Regionals

The Wonder Lake Water Ski Show Team (Wonder Lake, Ill.) won the Central Regional Show Ski Championships on Sunday at Shorewood Park in Loves Park, Ill. Wonder Lake, the defending national champion, tallied 1,541.88 points in winning the title over the Backwater Gamblers (Rock Island, Ill.), which scored 1,342.63 points.

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Sarasota Ski-A-Rees Win Southern Regionals

The Sarasota Ski-A-Rees earned the highest-scoring pyramid act on the way to winning the 2017 Southern Regional Show Ski Championships. Photography by Lynn NovakofskiThe Sarasota Ski-A-Rees (Sarasota, Fla.) won the 2017 Southern Regional Show Ski Championships on Sunday at Tower Lake in Oldsmar, Fla. Sarasota earned high-scoring awards for dock and equipment personnel, pick-up boat crews, towboat driving, showmanship, sound crew total, overall show and high individual club act in scoring a grand total 1,831.27 points. The host Tampa Bay Water Ski Show Team finished runner-up with 1,699.83 points, followed by the Cypress Gardens Ski Team (Winter Haven, Fla.) with 1,435.83 points and the Lakeland Ski Club (Lakeland, Fla.) with 824.47 points.

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Mad-City Ski Team Wins Mercury Open

The Mad-City Ski Team (Madison, Wis.) won the 2017 Mercury Open on Saturday on the Rock River at Traxler Park in Janesville, Wis. Mad-City earned high-scoring awards for towboat driving, showmanship, overall show, barefoot and pyramid in scoring a grand total 1,573.5 points. The host Rock Aqua Jays, which had won the last eight Mercury Open titles, finished runner-up with 1,519.1 points, followed by the defending national champion Wonder Lake Water Ski Show Team (Wonder Lake, Ill.) with 1,511.17 points.

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NSSA Names Show Directors For 2018 Worlds

The National Show Ski Association has announced that Jeremy Armstrong of Winter Haven, Fla., and Gerry Luiting of Janesville, Wis., will be the co-show directors for the 2018 USA Water Ski Show Team that will compete in the 2018 World Show Ski Championships. The fourth biennial tournament will be held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Teams from the United States, Australia, Canada, China and Belgium have competed in the first three world championships with the United States winning all three times in 2012, 2014 and 2016. Exact dates for the 2018 event have yet to be determined.

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