Athletes Of The Month Selected
- Posted by: usaws
- On: 04/02/2012 12:05:07
- In: USA-WS
USA Water Ski has selected Freddy Krueger (Winter Garden, Fla.) and Makayla Haw (Rio Linda, Calif.) as its Male Athlete of the Month and Female Athlete of the Month, respectively, for March. Krueger and Haw are now eligible for the United States Olympic Committee’s Athlete of the Month honors.
Krueger won the men's jumping title on March 18 at the 2012 IWWF Water Ski & Wakeboard World Cup in Mandurah, Australia. Krueger won the men's jumping title in challenging water conditions with a distance of 185 feet. Krueger also won the men's jumping title on March 23 at the 2012 Perth International Night Jump in Perth, Australia. Krueger soared 216 feet in winning the title over Australia''s Tim Bradstreet (212 feet). Krueger placed third in men's jumping at the 52nd Moomba Masters, March 9-12, in Melbourne, Australia.
Haw won titles in Under 17 Girls' slalom (3 buoys at 35 feet off) and jumping (138 feet), and placed third overall at the 2012 Junior Moomba Masters, March 7-8, in Melbourne, Australia. Haw is now a three-time Junior Moomba champion in slalom and jumping.