Day 1 – 2017 Andy Mapple Pro-Am

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Hey World! We just finished day 1 of 3 of the Andy Mapple Pro-Am at JB Ski at Thorpe Park in England. This a a great water sports venue just outside of London approximately 20 minutes from the London Heathrow Airport. There are two slalom courses, a jump ramp, cable park, aqua park and large water area where you can … Read More

Brian DetrickDay 1 – 2017 Andy Mapple Pro-Am

2017 Wiremill Pro Elite Slalom

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Hey World, The inagural Wiremill Pro Elite Slalom Presented by Saracens Sport Foundation took place today at the Wiremill Water Ski Club in Lingfield, England. 16 of the top Men’s Slalom water skiers showed up with $14,000 on cash prize on the line. After the first round of skiing 12 skiers were going to advance to the finals.   This … Read More

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Event Recap: 2017 San Gervasio ProAm

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Hey World! I just got done with a great event in Italy at the 4th Annual San Gervasio ProAm. This was my first time at this event and it did not disappoint. The Jolly Ski site was great, the performances by both men and women were outstanding and the hospitality was amazing! Below are the results from the 1st preliminary … Read More

Brian DetrickEvent Recap: 2017 San Gervasio ProAm

2017 San Gervasio ProAm

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Hey World! The 4th Annual San Gervasio ProAm, outside of Milan, Italy, kicked off today with the amateurs. The Pro’s ski Saturday and Sunday. Visit the event website at www.SanGervasioProAm.com This event will be webcasted live by The Water Ski Broadcast Company via https://m.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLM3-mBhqIdiVLkEfevhkZJoBqJbt0Z7Nz Select Round 1 Qualifying or Round 2 depending on what time you are tuning in. The … Read More

Brian Detrick2017 San Gervasio ProAm

2015 Malibu Open Recap & My 4th Place Finish

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Hey World! This past weekend I competed at the Malibu Open Festival in downtown Milwaukee, WI. This was the 6th year this event was held at the Lagoon in Veteran’s Park. I tied my personal best in the preliminary round running 3 buoys at 41 off advancing to the semi-finals in a 3 way tie for 2nd place with Will … Read More

Brian Detrick2015 Malibu Open Recap & My 4th Place Finish

U.S. National Championships: Silver Medal

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Hey World! I just got back from a quick trip to West Palm Beach, Florida for the U.S. National Championships of 3-event water skiing. The Okeeheelee Water Ski Club always hosts a great event. It was a good tournament for me as I made my debut of the 2016 Syndicate V-TYPE R. My nationals ride was only my 4th set of the … Read More

Brian DetrickU.S. National Championships: Silver Medal

56th Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament

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Hey World! The 56th Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament took place over Memorial Day weekend at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia. WOW! What a weekend. This was my third time attending the Masters but my 1st Masters as a skier as I was able to finally step onto the waters of Robin Lake. As it is in golf, … Read More

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Recap: 2014 US Open of Water Skiing

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Hey World! This past weekend the US Open of Water Skiing was back for the first time in about 10 years. It was held in Florida with Prelims at Lake Grew (USA Water Ski Headquarters) in Polk City and the finals at Lake Ivanhoe in Downtown Orlando. It featured the best male and female water skiers in the world who … Read More

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Recap: Malibu Open, Mastercraft Pro Shootout and U.S. Nationals

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Hey World! I just finished an eventful two weeks of being on the road for the Malibu Open in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the Mastercraft Pro Shootout in Calgary, Canada and the U.S. Nationals in San Marcos, Texas. Unfortunately now like the rest of you, I am back to reality working my desk job wishing I was out on the water. Malibu … Read More

Brian DetrickRecap: Malibu Open, Mastercraft Pro Shootout and U.S. Nationals