PINE MOUNTIAN, GA – The 50th Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament® began today. The Masters is known throughout the world as the most prestigious watersports tournament. The event began in 1959 at Callaway Gardens and is held annually during the Memorial Day weekend.
You can see the MASTERS Live starting at 8:00am EDT Saturday at: masterslive.net
Today, Caroline Hensley (USA) won the Jr. Women’s semi-finals at the 2009 Junior Masters by running 1 buoy at 38′off. Ambre Franc (FRA) was second by running 1.5 buoys at 35′ off. The Jr. Women’s finals will begin at 8:00am on Saturday, May 23, 2009.
“Thank you for the best ski (9900SL) and boots (PowerShell 5) ever!”, said an excited and exhausted Ambre Franc to Dave Goode as he helped her onto the dock. “I just love them. It is very difficult conditions here.”, Ambre continued. “It was very rolly and windy. I am happy to advance to the finals.”, Franc concluded.
GOODE Ski Technologies has the largest field of entered slalom skiers at the 50th Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament®.
Skiers include Rhoni Barton Bischoff (USA), World Record Co-Holder, Kristi Overton Johnson (USA), World Champion, Nicole Arthur (GBR), current Masters Champion, Regina Jaquess (USA), Clementine Lucine (FRA), Karen Truelove (USA), World Record Co-Holder, Karina Nowlan (AUS), World Champion, Thomas Degasperi (ITA) and US National Champion, Nick Parsons (USA).
GOODE wishes all skiers a great Masters Tournament!
GOODE will be on-site to support its athletes and to provide tournament updates.