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Krueger, Smith Win Titles At Nautique Masters

U.S. water ski athletes Freddy Krueger (Winter Garden, Fla.) and Nate Smith (McCordsville, Ind.) won titles in respective events at the 59th Nautique Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament, presented by GM Marine Engine Technology, May 26-27, at Callaway Gardensí Robin Lake.

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Baldwin Wins Jumping At 26th Junior Masters

Brooke BaldwinU.S. water ski athlete Brooke Baldwin (Windermere, Fla.) won the junior womenís jumping title on Friday at the 26th Nautique Junior Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament at Callaway Gardensí Robin Lake in Pine Mountain, Ga. Baldwin won the event with a distance of 137 feet. Late afternoon thunderstorms caused two separate one-hour delays during the jump event, and the finals were never able to get under way due to the weather. Officials decided to use the elimination round scores in jumping as the final scores.

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IWWF Approves Gayís World Tricks Record

Anna GayThe International Waterski & Wakeboard Federationís Tournament Council announced today that it has approved the pending womenís world tricks record of 10,700 points set by U.S. water ski athlete Anna Gay (Winter Garden, Fla.) on April 25 at the Ski Fluid Classic at Lake Grew in Polk City, Fla. The score surpasses the former world record of 10,610 points set by Gay in 2016.

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In Memoriam: Jerry Woodard, 1942-2018

Jerry Woodard, a long-time member of the American Water Ski Association, passed away peacefully on Wednesday after a long illness.†The resident of Slidell, La., was 75 years old. Until his illness, Jerry was a very active, long-time member of AWSAís South Central Region and the New Orleans Water Ski Club.†He was a senior judge, senior scorer, regional councilman, and the biggest supporter of his wife Margaret Ann's many skiing accomplishments.

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Show Ski Nationals' Entry Forms Available

The official entry forms for the 2018 Indmar Division 1 Show Ski National Championships, presented by Polk County Tourism & Sports Marketing, and 2018 Division 2 Show Ski National Championships are now available to download from the Show Skiing web page on the USA Water Ski & Wake Sports website.

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Malibu Open To Return To Trophy Lakes

Organizers of the 2018 Malibu Open have announced that the tournament will be held Aug. 17-18 at Trophy Lakes in Johns Island, S.C. It will mark the second consecutive year that the Malibu Open will be held at Trophy Lakes. The county parks department in Milwaukee, Wis., is still concerned about the possibility of algae in Veteranís Park Lagoon and has decided not to issue a permit to host this yearís event. Based upon that information, Malibu Open organizers have decided to once again relocate this yearís event. The competition will include professional menís and womenís slalom and jumping; junior menís and womenís slalom; and the Malibu Night Jump.

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In Memoriam Ė Royce Andes, 1947-2018

Royce Andes, who introduced water skiing to the disabled community in 1983 with the development of the sit ski, passed away on May 5, 2018, at Enloe Hospital in Chico, Calif. The resident of Biggs, Calif., was 70 years old.

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Smith, Jaquess Win Swiss Pro Titles

U.S. water ski athletes Nate Smith (McCordsville, Ind.) and Regina Jaquess (Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.) won the menís and womenís titles, respectively, on Sunday at the 2018 Swiss Pro Slalom at the Swiss Waterski Resort in Groveland, Fla.

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South Central Wins Collegiate All-Stars

The National Collegiate Water Ski Associationís South Central Region won the coveted team title at the 37th Collegiate All-Stars Water Ski Championships, May 12-13, at Bayou DeSiard in Monroe, La. Hosted by the University of Louisiana-Monroe water ski team, the two-day event included the top-10 men and top-10 women from each of the NCWSA's four regions vying for the regional team title and individual titles in slalom, tricks, jumping and overall.

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Smith Wins 2018 Travers Grand Prix Pro-Am

Nate Smith was the only athlete to complete the 41 off pass, doing it twice on his way to winning the 2018 Travers Grand Prix Pro-Am. Photo by Lynn NovakofskiU.S. water ski athlete Nate Smith (McCordsville, Ind.) won the menís slalom title on Friday at the inaugural Travers Grand Prix Pro-Am at Jack Travers' International Tournament Skiing and Sunset Lakes in Groveland, Fla. Smith scored 1 buoy at 43 feet off in round one to earn the top seed for the finals, and scored 1 buoy at 43 feet off again in the finals to take the title. A $15,000 prize purse was available for the pro skiers. Great Britainís Freddie Winter (4 buoys at 41 feet off) and Will Asher (3 buoys at 41 feet off) finished second and third, respectively.

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