Smith, Jaquess Win Hilltop Pro-Am Titles
by USA Water Ski & Wake Sports
U.S. water ski athletes Nate Smith (McCordsville, Ind.) and Regina Jaquess (Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.) won respective slalom titles at the 2022 Hilltop Pro-Am, Aug. 20-21, at Hilltop Lake in Arlington, Wash.
Smith scored 1 buoy at 43 feet off in winning the men’s slalom title. Great Britain’s Will Asher (4 buoys at 41 feet off) and Freddie Winter (3-1/2 buoys at 41 feet off) placed second and third, respectively.
Jaquess scored ½ buoy at 41 feet off in winning the women’s slalom title. Canada’s Whitney McClintock (6 buoys at 39-1/2 feet off) and Jaimee Bull (4 buoys at 39-1/2 feet off) placed second and third, respectively.