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Regina named USA Water Ski Female Athlete of the Year

Photo courtesy of USA Water Ski.

Regina Jaquess was named the 2017 USA Water Ski Female Athlete of the Year, marking the 10th time in her career she has received the award.

The U.S. Elite Water Ski Team – whose members include GOODE athletes Brooke Baldwin, Taylor Garcia, Anna Gay, Adam Pickos, and Jaquess – was named USA Water Ski’s Team of the Year.

USA Water Ski on Regina’s selection:

Jaquess, selected USA Water Ski’s Female Athlete of the Year for the 10th time in her career, led the way for the U.S. Elite Water Ski Team as it won the team gold medal at the 35th Water Ski World Championships. Jaquess successfully defended her slalom and overall titles from the 2015 world championships, earned the silver medal in women’s jumping, and advanced to the finals in all three events (placing 10th in tricks) at this year’s world championships. She also won women’s professional slalom titles at the Swiss Pro Am, San Gervasio Pro Am and Malibu Open, where she also won the coveted overall title and placed second in jumping.

Friend of GOODE Freddy Krueger was named the male athlete of the year for the 12th time. Click here for more information.

Taylor Garcia wins Jr. U.S. Open Men’s slalom title

Congrats to Taylor Garcia for claiming the Men’s slalom title at the 17th Malibu Junior U.S. Open Water Ski Championships held last weekend at Ski Chaste Lake in Axis, Ala.

Taylor scored 3 buoys at 39-1/2 fee off to claim the victory.  He also won the jumping and overall titles.

Taylor’s great showing comes a week after he set a new PB of 2 buoys at 41-feet off.

For more tournament details, visit usawaterski.org.