Hey World! The Waterski Magazine 2014-2015 Waterski Awards also took place in Milwaukee over the weekend. Every year the most talented skiers from around the globe are honored at the Waterski Awards to reflect upon the previous 12 months’ accomplishments of events that represent the sport to the fullest. I took home the honors and was named Waterski Ambassador of … Read More
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
Hey World! Del Rodgers, KCRA 3 Sports Anchor, contacted me a few weeks ago about wanting to do a segment on me in their My58 Superstars. Michelle Dapper, another KCRA Sports Anchor/Reporter came out to Shortline Lake to interview me and capture some skiing footage. Last night it aired. Check out the video below. Thanks again to Del, Michelle … Read More
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
Hey World, In the latest issue (July/August 2015) of The Water Skier Magazine by USA Water Ski, you will find an article I wrote on Tournament Preparation in the Instructional section. For those of you that do no receive the magazine, click on the pictures below to read the full article.
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
Hey World, In the May/June 2015 issue of USA Water Ski’s Magazine publication, The Water Skier, you will find an article I wrote about communication. Specifically, communication between the skier and driver. The value of the driver’s feedback on my skiing is an important aspect that takes place during the majority of my practice rides. Check out the article via … Read More
PRESS RELEASE Pacific Slalom Signs Professional Water Skier Brian Detrick San Diego, Calfornia – May 1, 2015 Pacific Slalom proudly announced today that they have signed World-Class Professional Water Skier Brian Detrick. Detrick, a California native (Elk Grove), is the first professional skier representative for Pacific Slalom. Detrick had a breakout 2014 year with podium finishes at the Australian Open, Moomba … Read More
Hey World! I had the opportunity to interview with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar from Sports Recall; an online sports media outlet. Below are three segments from the interview. Their reference to world champion is relate to me being part of the 6 member United States University World Team and becoming world champions at the 2012 FISU University World Championships.
Hey World, Over the last year I have been able to capture POV footage using my Liquid Image EGO Cameras. Here’s a quick video edit, by my good friend Michael Broussard, to get you excited for the 2015 season. Enjoy!