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1 Facebook: KSU Water Ski Club/Team

2 History Founded almost 30 years ago by Steve McDermeit, who was President of USA Water Ski Association Have been competing ever since Always welcome students skilled at water skiing and those less experienced

3 Events Slalom Trick Jump Freddy KruegerMandy Nightingale

4 Slalom Performed on one ski Performed on one ski Skier negotiates his way around the outside of 6 buoys in a zigzag course Skier negotiates his way around the outside of 6 buoys in a zigzag course 1 point for each buoy successfully rounded 1 point for each buoy successfully rounded Athlete who skis around the most buoys and scores the most points, wins Athlete who skis around the most buoys and scores the most points, wins

5 Slalom cont. Each athlete begins with a 23-meter (75-foot) slalom rope at the minimum boat speed for his age/gender division. Each athlete begins with a 23-meter (75-foot) slalom rope at the minimum boat speed for his age/gender division. Once an athlete has run enough passes to reach maximum boat speed for his division, the rope is shortened in pre- measured lengths until he misses a buoy or falls. Once an athlete has run enough passes to reach maximum boat speed for his division, the rope is shortened in pre- measured lengths until he misses a buoy or falls.

6 Trick  Beginners- 2 short skis, no fins  Intermediate to Elite- 1 short ski, no fins  Perform as many tricks as possible during a pass  Athlete earning the most points wins  Full points for 1 ski  Half points for 2 skis   Beginners- 2 short skis, no fins  Intermediate to Elite- 1 short ski, no fins  Perform as many tricks as possible during a pass  Athlete earning the most points wins  Full points for 1 ski  Half points for 2 skis   wakeboard w/o fins

7 Object- Jump as far as you can attempts Collegiate ramp height- 5 feet Men’s world record- 244 feet Jump

8 How much fun will I have? SO MUCH F-U-N! Weekend “social gatherings” BBQ’s Lake parties Road trips Halloween Party The lake Skiing Friends

9 Officers Secretary - Vanessa Owings President - Crystal Payton Vice President - Michael Newth Social Chair - Vanessa Owings Fundraising Chair - Kaley Debrick Treasurer - Sarah Seiler

10 How much does it cost?  Dinner Saturday night at tourneys  Club pays for entry fees at Conference and Regionals (perhaps more!!)  Dinner Saturday night at tourneys  Club pays for entry fees at Conference and Regionals (perhaps more!!) No club dues your first semester $40 USA Water Ski Membership We split gas to tournaments Bring your own food, buy your own drinks No club dues your first semester $40 USA Water Ski Membership We split gas to tournaments Bring your own food, buy your own drinks

11 Practice Trips August Bennett’s Waterski and Wakeboard School, Zachary, LA SPRING BREAK March 15-19! - Bennett’s Waterski and Wakeboard School, Zachary, LA

12 What do we do in the spring? Winter Conference - January or February 2010 Spring tournaments at Iowa and Wisconsin

13 PracticesPractices Sign up at Monday night meetings Sign up at Monday night meetings $5-7 dollars a pull- BRING CASH! $5-7 dollars a pull- BRING CASH! Go to Tuttle Creek Marina or driver preference Go to Tuttle Creek Marina or driver preference Definition of a pull- you ski until you just can’t ski anymore! As soon as you get in the boat, your pull is over. Definition of a pull- you ski until you just can’t ski anymore! As soon as you get in the boat, your pull is over. Team has equipment for everyone’s use Team has equipment for everyone’s use Boat etiquette Boat etiquette Sign up at Monday night meetings Sign up at Monday night meetings $5-7 dollars a pull- BRING CASH! $5-7 dollars a pull- BRING CASH! Go to Tuttle Creek Marina or driver preference Go to Tuttle Creek Marina or driver preference Definition of a pull- you ski until you just can’t ski anymore! As soon as you get in the boat, your pull is over. Definition of a pull- you ski until you just can’t ski anymore! As soon as you get in the boat, your pull is over. Team has equipment for everyone’s use Team has equipment for everyone’s use Boat etiquette Boat etiquette

14 Tournaments 2009 Fall Schedule 2009 September Missouri State Fall Showdown, Lake Freddie, Hartville, MO, Missouri State University September ISU Cyclone Skifest, Dream Lake Estates, Huxley, IA, Iowa State University September Great Plains Conference, Waters Edge, Wilmington, IL, Wisconsin Madison October MCWSA Regionals, P.I.T.S., Decatur, IL, University of Illinois Fall Schedule 2009 September Missouri State Fall Showdown, Lake Freddie, Hartville, MO, Missouri State University September ISU Cyclone Skifest, Dream Lake Estates, Huxley, IA, Iowa State University September Great Plains Conference, Waters Edge, Wilmington, IL, Wisconsin Madison October MCWSA Regionals, P.I.T.S., Decatur, IL, University of Illinois

15 Tournament Skiing Varsity- 5 Men, 5 Women Ski for points B-Team- unlimited Ski for fun or until you get to varsity! Wear team rash guard Ski your best and have fun! Varsity- 5 Men, 5 Women Ski for points B-Team- unlimited Ski for fun or until you get to varsity! Wear team rash guard Ski your best and have fun!

16 What are tourneys about anyways? Drive down Friday night Camp in tents Ski your events on Saturday Theme Party Saturday night w/ a DJ Ski on Sunday Drive home Drive down Friday night Camp in tents Ski your events on Saturday Theme Party Saturday night w/ a DJ Ski on Sunday Drive home

17 Questions???

18 Team BBQ  Thursday (& maybe Friday)  5:30 pm  Stockdale Cove  Team provides meats  Bring your own chips and drinks  Check for directions to Stockdale  Thursday (& maybe Friday)  5:30 pm  Stockdale Cove  Team provides meats  Bring your own chips and drinks  Check for directions to Stockdale In the fall… Weekend in August Stockdale Cove, Tuttle Creek Lake Eat and ski!

19 Waterski Links USA Water Ski Association National Collegiate Water Ski Association Midwest Collegiate Water Ski Association KSU Water Ski Team


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