UCLA Water Ski Team

Alumni Spotlight: Mary Kenz

For this week’s #TBT and alumni spotlight, we are checking in with Mary Kenz from the UCLA Water Ski Team! Favorite Event: Jump Describe your ski team experience: As a transfer student at UCLA, I joined the water ski team because I was looking for way to get more involved. What I got out of the […]

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University of Louisiana at Monroe

Alumni Spotlight: Tyler Boyd

Tyler Boyd is a graduate of University of Louisiana at Monroe, and is currently an attorney who has continued to ski and compete post-graduation! Collegiate ski team: University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) Favorite event: The annual Bayou Classic held at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. The atmosphere is incredible and the athletes get […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Christy Kingsmill

Christy bleeds pink as the fearless leader of Team Midwest; if you don’t believe me, ask Christy to show you some 2007 NCWSA Nationals pictures. This week I had the pleasure of catching up with her for another great Alumni Spotlight! Name: Christy Kingsmill Applicable nicknames: Mom Collegiate Ski team: University of Iowa Favorite Event: Jump Describe your ski […]

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Team Midwest

MCWSA Winter Conference 2017: Meet the Pros

Team Midwest’s Winter Conference has become a huge event over the years. This year’s MCWSA Winter Conference will be hosted on February 11, 2017 at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Skiers from around the Midwest will gather to hear what the pros and fellow collegiate skiers have to share. So with this year’s […]

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Katie O'Connor - KU Water Ski

Alumni Spotlight: Katie O’Connor

Katie O’Connor is an alum of the University of Kansas Waterski Team and calls it the best aspect of her college career! Favorite Event: Trick skiing got me started, but I love all three! Describe your ski team experience:  The KU Waterski team was the best aspect of my collegiate career. The team provided support […]

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Frozen Lake

Where Are All the Ski Boats?

In the dead of winter, when most of the water is frozen in the Midwest, what is a skier to do? Featured above is a shot of what my lake tends to look like in the winter; what a drag. Last weekend, to get my fill of water-related activities, I headed to the Chicago Boat, […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Gina Phillipi

Gina Phillipi skied for UCLA, graduated in 2016, and is a former NCWSA Female Leader of the Year award winner.  Having never skied prior to college, Gina eventually went on to hold several leadership positions on her team, which showcases what a great experience collegiate skiing can be! Favorite Event: Trick Describe your ski team […]

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