The IWWF’s Europe and Africa Confederation has approved Freddie Winter’s score of 1 buoy at 43 off, officially giving him a tie for the region’s Open Men’s slalom record along with Andy Mapple.
Freddie put up the huge score at the Trilakes 2 tournament at Bennett’s Ski School in Zachary, La., on October 26th.
In addition to giving him a share of the EA record, the score boosted Freddie into the top three of the preliminary IWWF world rankings list (see article above), as he joined fellow Team GOODE member Chris Parrish and Nate Smith as the only skiers with averages into 43 off.
OGDEN, UT – Ogden City’s Mayor, Matthew Godfrey, honored Dave Miller and Karina Nowlan for their achievements by proclaiming a day named in each of their honor.
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 was named, “Dave Miller Day” in Ogden. Wednesday, June 17, 2009, was named “Karina Nowlan Day” in Ogden.
“I am very proud of your accomplishments!”, said Mayor Godfrey. “We are glad
that you have come from your home countries, Canada and Australia, to visit us
here in Ogden.”, continued Mayor Godfrey. “Whereas, you compete on water skis
and water ski bindings made right here in Ogden, by GOODE Ski Technologies, I do
hereby proclaim the next two days named after you!
GOODE Ski Technologies relocated its corporate headquarters to Ogden, UT in 2004.
Karina Nowlan tied the women’s slalom World Record in September, 2008. Dave Miller set a pending 34.2mph/55k slalom World Record earlier this month. Both Karina and Dave are sponsored by GOODE Ski Technologies and ski on a GOODE 9900SL with PowerShell Boots.