Christy Kingsmill

Christy Kingsmill

CHAIRWOMAN

University of Iowa lumni - Degree in
Spanish and Education
Hometown: Roselle, IL
Favorite Event: Jump
PBs: Trick 280, Slalom 3@26mph, Jump 50'
Favorite Non-tournament Water Ski Event:
Winter Conference = The entire Team
Midwest family gets to be in one place for an
entire weekend!
Hobbies: Crafting, Singing, Traveling, Baking,
Being supa hawt
Favorite Skison Quote: "Becuase Mom said so..."

David Huisman

David Huisman

VICE CHAIRMAN

Dad of Team Midwest
Western Michigan University - Degree in BS
HomeTown: Grand Rapids, MI
Favorite Event: Jump - #Huisman Can't Jump
PBs: Slalom 4.5@ Long - 32, Trick 20, Jump:
Not Very Far...
Favorite Non-tournament Water Ski Event:
House Boat Trip out west
Hobbies: Gelling my hair, following Nick
Devries
Favorite Skison Quote: "I can jump that far! -
Marshall Erickson" - David Huisman

Ben Bye

Ben Bye

TREASURER

Iowa State University - Major in Elementary
Education
Hometwon: New Brighton, MN
Favorite Event: Jump
PBs: Trick LOL, Slalom 1 @28mph, Jump 74'
Favorite Non-tournament Water Ski Event:
Traveling to different schools to visit fellow
skiers
Hobbies: Alpine Skiing, Four Wheeling, Jet
Skiing, Spending time with Skiers
Favorite Skison Quote: "Just don't tell Mom."

Margaret Silhasek

Margaret Silhasek

SECRETARY

Univerissyt of Nebraska-Lincoln - Degrees in
Broadcast Production and Economics
Hometown: Byron, MN
Favorite Event: Jump
PBs: Does 4th event count??
Favorite Non-tournament Water Ski Event: I
love going to Bennett's Ski School after finals
week every year! It's so fun to meet people
from other schools (and countries) who are
there at the same time.
Hobbies: Singing, playing piano, Wishing I
was as cool as Christy, etc.
Favorite Skison Quote:
(least favorite quote at 7am)... bullhorn
"TEAM NEBRASKA...MORNING
STREEETCHEESSSS!"

Andrew Olesak

Andrew Olesak

WEB MASTER

Grand Valley State University - Degree in
Computer Science
Hometown: Da U.P. Eh!
Favorite Event: Slalom
PBs: Slalom 1.5@36 22off, Trick -5 in style points, Jump 73'
Favorite Non-tournament Water Ski Event:
Ski-giving dinner
Hobbies: Mario Kart, puppy love, Lots of dad
stuff
Favorite Skison Quote: "Wait, I put my trick
ski on the wrong foot!"

Maggie Peplow

Maggie Peplow

GREAT LAKES CONFERENCE CHAIR

Miami University - Bachelors and Masters in
Accountancy
Hometown: Suburbs of Chicago
Favorite Event: ALL of them
PBs: Slalom 3.25 @ 28mph, Trick 410, Jump
54'
Favorite Non-Tournament Water Ski Event:
Spring Break Ski School Trip to Florida
Hobbies: my dog, being on the water,
traveling, and shopping
Favorite Skison Quote: ""You miss 100% of
the buoys you don't slay" - Wayne Gretzky -
Michael Scott" - Miami Waterski

Daniel Miurdy

Daniel Miurdy

GREAT PLAINS CONFERENCE CHAIR

University of Nebraska - Bachelors of Science
in Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Janesville, WI
Favorite Event: Jump
PBs: Slalom 3@32 15off, Trick 540 points,
Jump 66'
Favorite Non-tournament Water Ski Event:
Ski Prom
Hobbies: Wait people do things besides
water skiing? I like barefooting sometimes...
Favorite Skison Quote: "Tape *****!!!"