Awards Given to Midwest Skiers by USA Water Ski

Nate Smith – World Record Award Nate Smith – AWSA and USA-WS Male Athlete of the year Libby Van Treese – USA-WS Volunteer Coach of the Year Erin Slater – from University of Cincinnati – NCWSA Female Outstanding Leadership Award Elite Water Ski Team with Nate Smith and Coach Jeff Surdej – AWSA and USA-WS […]

Awards Given to Midwest Skiers

The Annual Awards Banquet will be held on January 25 in Florida. Congratulations to Nate Smith for the 2013 USA-WS and AWSA Male Athlete of the Year and 2013 AWSA Slalom Skier of the Year. Congratulations to Libby VanTreese for 2013 USA-WS Volunteer Coach of the Year. Congratulations to Erin Slater from University of Cincinnati […]

2014 35+ Water Ski Teams Selected

Congratulations to Jeff Surdej, Kelly Zoellner and Mary Koenig for being selected to the 2014 35+ Water Ski Teams. Jeff will compete for the US at the 2014 35+ Water Ski World Championships that will take place on October 8-12 at Sunset Lakes in Groveland, FL. Jeff and Kelly will compete at the 35-44 Pan […]

Athletes, Team Of The Month Selected

USA Water Ski has selected Nate Smith (McCordsville, Ind.) as its Male Athlete of the Month for November. The U.S. Elite Water Ski Team was selected Team of the Month. Smith and the U.S. Elite Water Ski Team are now eligible for the United States Olympic Committee’s Athlete of the Month and Team of the […]

U.S. Wins World Team Gold Medal

The U.S. Elite Water Ski Team won the overall team gold medal and four U.S. water ski athletes combined to win five individual gold medals in respective events at the 33rd Water Ski World Championships, Nov. 26-Dec. 1, at Lago Los Morros in San Bernardo, Chile. The United States tallied 8,248.66 points in winning the […]

IWWF Approves Smith’s World Record

The International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation’s Tournament Council announced today that it has approved Nate Smith’s pending world slalom record of 2-1/2 buoys at 43 feet off, which was set at the Ski Ranch Fall 1 on Sept. 7 at the Ski Ranch in Covington, La. The score surpasses the former record of 2 buoys […]

Regional News Update

2014 Water Ski Nationals will be held at San Marcos River Ranch in San Marcos TX from August 11-16, 2014 Midwest Regional Council Meeting will be held in Chicago, Il on January 11, 2014 AWSA Board of Directors Meeting will be held in Polk City, FL on January 25, 2014 View the meeting minutes from […]