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!
Hey World! 2014: Year in Review Brian skied in 8 pro tour events, making the finals 6 times with 3 podium finishes and 6 top 7 finishes. He started off the year down under in Australia where he was in a four way tie for 1st place at the Australian Open and he tied for 2nd at the Moomba Masters. He was … Read More
This past weekend, Brian won the Mapple Challenge Cup in Orlando, Florida. The Mapple Challege Cup’s course format was comprised of one round of traditional slalom, one round reverse course and a 6 boat head to head final. The gusting winds proved incredibly challenging, as even some of the world’s best skiers were unable to complete their first pass. In the … Read More
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
Hey World! It was a quick trip for me this weekend to Orlando for Jack’s Splash for Cash event at Jack Traver’s Sunset Lakes. The location for next weeks’ 2014 Senior World Championships. This event was a 2nd year Introductory Elite Tournament. 2 preliminary rounds Saturday with the top 8 scores from either round advancing to the 1 round … Read More
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