Seth Stisher slalom skiing
Photography: Cary McDonald


Stisher Wins 55K WEST Tour Stop No. 6

by USA Water Ski & Wake Sports

Seth Stisher (Johns Island, S.C.) won the 55k World Elite Slalom Tour Event (WEST) No. 6, Oct. 21-22, at Swiss Waterski Resort in Clermont Florida.  The event featured some of the world’s top 34 mph skiers in a head-to-head format. Both days of action were available for viewing via a live webcast.

Stisher defeated Mark Menasci (Gilbert, Ariz.) in the head-to-head final, scoring 3 buoys at 39-1/2 feet off to Menasci's 2 buoys at 39-1/2 feet off. Darin Montgomery (Lake Worth, Fla.), Greg Badal (Clermont, Fla.) and Jason Peckham (Cato, N.Y.) rounded out the top-five placements.

WEST is a fresh slalom format for 55k cash prize H2H events. Some of the basic details are:

• 32 skiers in the H2H, CASH PRIZE

• 3L (those who don’t make the H2H get a 3rd round of L)

• 32+ person H2H field featuring one of the most elite 34 mph fields in the world this year

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• Sponsored by Goode, Masterline and Radar

55K WEST - Saturday 10/21/23 - YouTube

55K WEST - Sunday 10/22/23 - YouTube