Dodd, Straltsova Win LA Night Jam Titles
by USA Water Ski & Wake Sports
Ryan Dodd (Canada) and Hanna Straltsova (IWWF) won the men’s and women’s jump titles, respectively, on Saturday at the 2022 LA Night Jam at Tri Lakes in Zachary, La.
Dodd jumped 230 feet in the finals to win the men’s title. Great Britain’s Joel Poland and U.S. athlete Freddy Krueger (Winter Garden, Fla.) finished second (223 feet) and third (217 feet), respectively.
Straltsova soared 173 feet in the finals to win the women’s title. U.S. athletes Lauren Morgan (St. Louis, Mo.) and Brittany Greenwood (Little Rock, Ark.) finished second (172 feet) and third (158 feet), respectively.
In other events, U.S. athlete Regina Jaquess (Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.) won the women’s slalom title with a score of 1 buoy at 41 feet off, while Canada’s Stephen Neveu won the men’s slalom title with a score of 4 buoys at 39-1/2 feet off.