Barefoot Nationals' Schedule Posted
- Posted by: usaws
- On: 02/12/2014 09:10:25
- In: Barefooting
The tournament schedule for the 2014 Barefoot Water ski National Championships is now available. The 37th Barefoot Nationals will be held Aug. 12-16 at the Blue Moo in Alma Center, Wis. To view and download the tentative tournament schedule, click here (PDF)
Barefoot athletes in respective age divisions ranging from 9 and under to 80 and older as well as Open Men, Open Women and Open Pro Men will compete for national titles in wake slalom, tricks and jumping. Athletes competing in all three events will be eligible for the prestigious overall titles.
The wake slalom event consists of athletes crossing the boat wake as many times as possible in two 15-second passes. Tricks competitors perform as many tricks as possible in two 15-second passes. Jumpers, who are each allowed three attempts, go for distance while leaping off an 18-inch ramp. Competitors reach speeds of up to 43 mph on their bare feet.
For more information, visit www.barefoot.org.