Tyler Scott and Caroline Hensley rode GOODE skis to national titles at the 33rd NCWSA Collegiate Water Ski National Championships last weekend at Tri-Lakes in Zachary, LA.
Tyler, competing for eventual national champions University of Louisiana-Monroe (ULM), scored 1 buoy at 39-1/2 feet off to win the Men’s title. Caroline skied for the University of Alabama and scored 5 buoys at 38 feet off to win the Women’s title. Florida Southern College’s (FSC) Keri McClure, also skiing on a GOODE, placed second with 2-1/2 buoys at 38 feet off.
In the team competition, ULM racked up 11,865 points to edge second-place finisher University of Louisiana-Lafayette (10,905). FSC took third with 10,675 points.
The title is ULM’s 26th in the 33-year history of the tournament.
After Tyler’s national championship-winning performance, he spoke with Dave Goode. View the video below to hear the conversation and watch Tyler’s performance (Note: Video of webcast shot with an iPhone … quality not exactly perfect!).