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Hall of Fame Inductions This Weekend

Trailblazers and record setters Bill Bowness, Kim Laskoff, Jennifer Leachman-LaPoint and Jeff Rodgers comprise the 33rd Water Ski Hall of Fame induction class. The four icons will be enshrined among the greatest legends of the sport on Saturday at the 2015 Water Ski Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Fantasy of Flight in Polk City, Fla. The Award of Distinction recipients are: Hal Hamilton, Frank Harrison, Dr. Michael Morgan, Chet Raley and Gary Warren.

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3 Rounds Complete At Ski Racing Worlds

U.S. Formula 1 Water Ski Racing Team member Todd Haig is in position to earn a medal at the 19th Water Ski Racing World Championships.The 19th Water Ski Racing World Championships continued Thursday in Wellington, New Zealand, with round three action. Water ski racing athletes from seven countries, including the United States, are competing in six divisions – Men's Formula 1 (Open), Women's Formula 1 (Open), Junior Boys, Junior Girls, Men's Formula 2 and Women's Formula 2 – for world titles at the biennial event, which runs through Saturday. The U.S. Formula 1 (Open) Water Ski Racing Team currently stands in second place, while the U.S. Formula 2 Water Ski Racing Team currently stands in third place. For complete results, click here.

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Water Ski Worlds To Be Held In Mexico

The International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation has announced that the Mexican Waterski & Wakeboard Federation, together with the Lamadrid family, has accepted to take over the organization of the 2015 Water Ski World Championships.

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Q&Ps For 2015 Elite Team Now Available

U.S. water ski athlete Regina JaquessThe qualifications and procedures (PDF) for the 2015 U.S. Elite Water Ski Team are now available to view and download. A six-member team will be chosen to compete at the 2015 Water Ski World Championships, which will be held Nov. 16-22 in Chapala, Mexico. The U.S. Elite Water Ski Team Trials will be held June 27-28 at Pickos Ski School in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.

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Five Things To Know This Week

Here are your five things to know for the week of April 13:

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Show Skiers Win Titles At All American

TJ Fellows won the novice division swivel title on Saturday at the 2015 All-American Show Ski Tournament in Winter Haven, Fla.Nine show ski athletes won titles in respective divisions Saturday at the 2015 All American Show Ski Tournament on Lake Silver in Winter Haven, Fla. In swivel, TJ Fellows (Haines City, Fla.) won the Novice division, scoring 10.70 points; Connie Carlin (Winter Haven, Fla.) won the 180 division, tallying 9.90 points; Stacey Brinkerhoff (Lake Alfred, Fla.) won the 360 division, scoring 14.23 points; and Erin Weston-Green (Winter Haven, Fla.) won the Open division, tallying 17.44 points.

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Schedule Posted For 2015 GOODE Nationals

The American Water Ski Association has announced the schedule of events for the 2015 GOODE Water Ski National Championships. The 73rd annual national championships will be hosted by the Ski Club of the Palm Beaches, Aug. 11-15, at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, Fla. More than 600 of the nation’s top water ski athletes from across the United States are expected to compete for national titles in slalom, tricks, jumping and overall in respective age divisions and two Open divisions. To view and download the schedule of events, click here (PDF).

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WSF Offering 2015 Travel & Training Fund

The Women's Sports Foundation has announced that the 2015 Travel & Training Fund application is now available. The deadline to apply is June 12, 2015. The goal of the fund is to provide direct financial assistance to aspiring female athletes with successful competitive records who have the potential to achieve even higher performance levels and rankings with our help. U.S. water ski athletes are encouraged to apply. To login to the application process, click here.

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Kneeboard Nationals Set For July 31-Aug. 2

Alisa Piper, the American Kneeboard Association's 2014 Female Athlete of the Year.The American Kneeboard Association has announced that the 31st Kneeboard National Championships will take place July 31-Aug. 2 at the Soggy Bottom Water Ski Club in Hillsboro, Tenn. Athletes will compete in 13 divisions – ranging from Junior to Open – for titles in slalom, tricks, overall freestyle and flipout.

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Athletes Of The Month Selected

USA Water Ski has selected Freddy Krueger (Winter Garden, Fla.) and Raimi Merritt (Orlando, Fla.) as its Male Athlete of the Month and Female Athlete of the Month, respectively, for March. Krueger and Merritt are now eligible for the United States Olympic Committee’s Team USA Best of March honors.

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