2019 Scholarships & Grants Deadlines Approaching!

Michael Gerken Equipment Grant The grant application deadline is February 28th, 2019. Eligibility Requirements Juniors and Seniors collegiate status required for grants. Shows overall commitment to the sport through their Collegiate Ski Association and continued participation after their sophomore season. For more information about the grant and to apply for the Michael Gerken Equipment Grant […] Read More Author: Adam Koehler Powered by WPeMatico

Marketing Mondays with Molly: #WomenWhoSki Takeover!

We celebrated National Girls and Women In Sports Day on Wednesday February 6, 2019 promoting two hashtags for the day #WomenWhoSki and #NationalWomenInSportsDay. #WomenWhoSki is dominated by snow skiing pictures, but that did not deter us we took the hashtag back for those of us that ski on liquid water for at least one day! […] Read More Author: Molly Voska Powered by WPeMatico

NCWSA Hall of Fame: Class of 2019

The first class of the NCWSA Hall of Fame was inducted in October 2018. At the 2019 January NCWSA Board of Directors meeting the nominees for 2019 were discussed and then votes were cast! Congratulations to the following individuals who will form 2019 induction class into the NCWSA Hall of Fame! The induction ceremony will […] Read More Author: Adam Koehler Powered by WPeMatico

Midwest Air Force Leaving Mark on the Waterski World

One of the best parts of waterskiing is the communities that are built around the sport. One group of young athletes has come together to build an elite corp of jumpers. Midwest Air Force Takes Off In August of 2017, Brandon Schipper, a jumper for the University of Louisiana Monroe, and Ben Leutz, a University […] Read More Author: Joey Gilroy Powered by WPeMatico

USA Water Ski & Wake Sports 2018 Awards Winners Banquet

On January 26, 2019 in Auburndale, Florida USA Water Ski & Wake Sports held their annual banquet to present awards to their annual award winners as well as the annual award winners from all of its subdivisions. The collegiate crowd did not disappoint, as the NCWSA had board members, committee chairs, families, active skiers, alumni, […] Powered by WPeMatico

JAWS Lake to Host 2020 NCWSA All-Stars & Team Trials

JAWS Water Ski Lake in Jacksonville, Illinois won the bid to be the host of the 2020 NCWSA All-Stars & Team Trials tournament. JAWS is the home site of the Leutz family. Savannah Leutz is currently co-chair of our NCWSA Awards Committee and is an alumna of University of Illinois, and her brother Ben Leutz […] Powered by WPeMatico

2018 Award Winner: Athlete of the Year – Jose Luis Tejada

Olé, Olé, Jose It was the fall of 2017 and Jonathan Hildebrand is running Purdue University Water Ski Team’s team tryouts. A 12 year old boy comes to the dock and yells his speed and rope length; “58km, 18.25m.” Jonathan, confused, yells back “WHAT??” and their discourse continues… Boy: “What is the top speed?” Jonathan: […] Powered by WPeMatico