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GOODE skiers win 50% of all U.S. National slalom titles

GOODE skiers won U.S. National titles in 15 of the 30 slalom divisions contested at the 77th GOODE Water Ski National Championships, at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, Fla.

Dating back to 2012, GOODE skiers have now won more U.S. National slalom titles – 129 out of 237 – than all other manufacturers combined.

Congratulations to the following 2019 US. National slalom champions:

  • Girls 1 – Alexia Abelson
  • Women 1 – Jenna Morgan
  • Women 4 – Gail Case
  • Women 5 – Alison Poulsen
  • Women 6 – Joy Kelley
  • Women 10 – Mary Parcheta
  • Open Women – Regina Jaquess
  • Boys 3 – Griffin Stange
  • Men 3 – Shelby Coke
  • Men 4 – Chris Clark
  • Men 5 – Tim Huston
  • Men 6 – Jack Mills
  • Men 7 – Steve Raphael (tie)
  • Men 8 – Jeff Wiswall
  • Master Men – Greg Sund

Additional highlights of GOODE Nationals week included Regina Jaquess taking the Women’s slalom crown at the America’s Cup, and GOODE skiers comprising six of the Elite Eight and three (Greg Sund, Greg Badal and Jeremy Newyby-Ricci) of the Final Four at the Big Dawg Tour Championships. Greg Sund ultimately finished second to champion Jeff Rodgers.

For full GOODE Nationals results, click here.

It’s difficult to track hundreds of skiers across multiple lakes over the course of five days of action, so if we failed to include you in the list above, or mistakenly did so, please accept our apologies and email us the details at team@goode.com.

Regina claims Pan Am Games gold

Regina Jaquess’ build up to the 2019 World Championships continues to be quite successful.   Just weeks after setting her 9th Women’s slalom world record, Regina won the gold medal in Women’s slalom and Overall at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

Regina scored 3 buoys at 41-feet off in the slalom finals to take the win, topping second-place finisher Whitney McClintock-Rini, who scored 5.5 buoys at 39-1/2 feet off. Regina also beat Whitney for the overall gold by compiling the top scores in both slalom and jumping.

In the Men’s division, Dorien Llewellyn and Taylor Garcia both tied for fifth in slalom, while Dorien, Felipe Miranda, Rodrigo Miranda and Taylor went 1-2-3-4 in Men’s overall.

For full results, click here.

Team GOODE storms the Euros

Team GOODE racked up four of the six podium spots in slalom at last weekend’s European Championships in Spain.

Thomas Degasperi and Brando Caruso went 1-2 in Men’s slalom as T-Gas claimed his 7th career Euro title. Thomas, Brando, Freddie Winter (3rd) and Sacha Descuns (4th) all tied with 3 at 41 off in the finals, with tiebreakers determining the final results.

In the Women’s division, Ambre France and Giannina Bonnemann, finished second and third, respectively. Manon costard earned the win.  Giannina took home the Women’s overall gold, while fellow Team GOODE skier Alice Bagnoli finished just off the podium in fourth.

For full European Championships results, click here.

Badal wins Big Dawg qualifier No. 2

Greg Badal pulled double duty at the Big Dawg Qualifier No. 2 last weekend at Diablo Shores, serving both as tournament host and, eventually, its winner.

Greg scored 5.5 buoys at 39-1/2 feet off in the head-to-head finals to top second-place finisher Jeff Rodgers, who had 4 buoys at the same line length.

Mark Menasci and Ben Favret were third and fourth, respectively as GOODE skiers took three of the Final 4 and six of the Elite 8.

For full results, click here.

Regina sets new world record with 4.5@41

Regina Jaquess set a new Women’s World slalom record of 4.5 buoys at 41 feet off Saturday, July 6th, at Lyman Land in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

The new mark tops her own previous record of 4 at 41 off (also set on a GOODE XTR) and is the ninth Women’s World slalom record of her career. The IWWF approved the record on July 18th.

Watch the video above to see the record-setting round. Click here to watch the official boat video of her 41-off pass.

 

A busy and successful weekend for Team GOODE

GOODE pro skiers Regina Jaquess (far left) and Martin Kolman (second from right) and their junior team challenge teammates.

Team GOODE had a busy weekend with some great results across the globe as …

1) Regina Jaquess, Adam Sedlmajer and Martin Kolman all won titles at the Still Waters Pro/Am Team Challenge in Oconomowoc, Wis. Regina took home titles in Women’s slalom and jumping, Adam earned the win in Men’s slalom and Martin topped the field in Men’s tricks on GOODE’s new trick ski, the MK1.

2) The Still Waters Pro/Am Team Challenge was held in conjunction with the 19th Junior U.S. Open Water Ski Championships where GOODE skiers Dylan Smith and Kelley Breeden took second and third in Junior Men’s and Women’s slalom, respectively.

3) Eight of the Sweet 16, five of the Elite Eight and three of the Final Four skiers were on GOODEs as the first stop of the 2019 Nautique Big Dawg World Tour took place in Sessena Spain. GOODE skiers Jeremy Newby-Ricci, Greg Sund and Dave Miller went 2-3-4 as Spain’s Ivan Morros won the event.

4) Thomas Degasperi placed 5th and Brando Caruso 7th at the BOTASKI Pro Am, held in conjunction with the Big Dawg event.

GOODE Skier: Ali Garcia

Team GOODE’s Ali Garcia is the No. 2 ranked Girls 3 slalom skier in the U.S., and No. 11 on the World Under 21 rankings list.

The younger sister of Taylor Garcia, Ali competed in her first ever Junior Masters earlier this year and is one of the favorites heading into next month’s IWWF World U21 Waterski Championships in Edmonton, Canada.

Team GOODE skiers named to U.S. Elite Team

Team GOODE will be well represented on the U.S. squad at this year’s world championships as four of the six skiers named to the 2019 U.S. Elite Water Ski Team ride GOODEs.

GOODE skiers named to the U.S. team were three-time defending Women’s slalom and overall world champion Regina Jaquess, Taylor Garcia, Erika Lang and Adam Pickos. Also named to the team were Freddy Krueger and Anna Gay.

The six-member team will compete in the 36th Water Ski World Championships, Aug. 13-18, in Putrajaya, Malaysia.

2019 GOODE Nationals towboat draw announced

From the American Water Ski Association:

The American Water Ski Association has announced the Towboat Draw for the 77th GOODE Water National Championships. The Nationals will be held Aug. 6-10 at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, Fla.

2019 GOODE Water Ski Nationals’ Towboat Draw

(Revised 6/25/19)

Slalom

  • Malibu: W1, W4, M1, M3, M6, G1, G2, OW
  • MasterCraft: G3, W3, MW, W7-11, B2, M2, M9-11, W5, M4
  • Nautique: W2, W6, B1, B3, M5, M7, M8, MM, OM

Jumping

  • Malibu: G2, W5, M1, M6-11, MW
  • MasterCraft: G3, W1, W2, M2, MM, B2, W3, OM
  • Nautique: W4, W6-11, B3, M3, M5, M4, OW

Note: Open Divisions have been assigned the respective boats that will be used in the America’s Cup Invitational.

For more information about the GOODE Nationals, including schedule, registration and lodging details, click here.