Smith, Jaquess Win Miami Pro Slalom 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 Miami Pro Slalom, Nov. 5-6, in Miami, Fla.
Smith won the men’s slalom title, scoring 3 buoys at 41 feet off in the finals and then beating fellow U.S. athlete Dane Mechler (Davidson, N.C.) in a double run-off to clinch the title.
Jaquess won the women’s slalom title, scoring 1-1/2 buoys at 41 feet off in the finals. Canada’s Whitney McClintock finished second (1 buoy at 41 feet off).