Have you downloaded the new AWSA Mobile App? Now you can enjoy your water skiing experience online anytime from anywhere. You can search for events, get tournament details and enter where online registration is offered. The AWSA Rule Book, NOPS Calculator and other useful functions are at your fingertips. You can also find your rankings and qualifications for Nationals and Regionals, and you can set up your own virtual team with friends, family or club members. Your team will appear in the rankings. The Mobile App easily installs on the Home screen of your device.Download the App today at:http://www.usawaterski.org/rankings/mainmenu_m.asp.
Order your Dry Suit for the Fall
This is the exact dry suit [except no eagle logo] that Eagle Sports was selling last season. They told me they are not selling it this year . I contacted the manufacturer and if we can get enough pre sold orders I will get them in for the NC Skiers. The cost is 295 plus 22 freight. That is about 150 less than they sold for last season. Anyone wanting to take advantage of this price should call or email me and let me know their size and color choice.
Thanks, Skip Watson 252-9858060 firstname.lastname@example.org
IWWF Changes Jump Surface Tolerance
A ramp designed in any method to be other than flat (wedge, kick, bow, etc.) is illegal and NOT allowed.
Class E, L, R: The tolerance of the plane deviation is maximum 2.0 cm as a concave deviation. The 2.0 cm restriction goes into effect May 1, 2016.
In addition, the maximum deviation, if larger than 1.0cm, must occur in the center of the out of water surface +/- 50 cm.
Example: If the jump surface out of the water is 6.8m, then the maximum measured deviation must be between 2.9m and 3.9m from the top of the jump.
No overall convex deviation is allowed. Minor convex at bottom where the hinge is against the surface may occur or where there is a main support. The intent is that ramps not have a general upward bow (convex) from bottom to top.
Class C and F – No rule change click on link below for form
Ramp Certification Form & NEW tolerance
BIG DAWG STOP SET FOR NORTH CAROLINA The third stop on the 2016 Nautique Big Dawg World Tour will be at Little Mountain Lakes in Maiden on July 16-17, marking the first time the series has been in North Carolina.
The series featuring male slalom skiers age 35 and older has gained popularity as legends of the sport such as Jeff Rodgers and the late Andy Mapple joined top amateurs in heated competitions at 34 mph.
A maximum of 45 skiers will be accepted at Little Mountain. Entry fee is $200 and competition will begin early July 16 with two rounds of qualifying, followed by an on-site banquet at the end of the ski day.
The top 16 qualifiers will advance to the Sunday head-to-head bracketed final.
Practice will be available Friday afternoon, July 15 for $10 per four passes.
Race City Marine of Mooresville is the area Nautique dealer supporting the tournament.
For more information, contact tournament director Jeff Gilbert at email@example.com. Entries should be mailed to 119 Castleton Drive, Mooresville, N.C., 28117.
Greg Carrick's Dad
James Ronald Carrick, 81, of Briggs Road, died Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at Hinkle Hospice House.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Holloways Baptist Church, where he was a lifelong member, by the Revs. Dr. Dana Slack and Craig Barnhill. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Davidson Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and other times at the home.
Mr. Carrick was born July 25, 1934, in Davidson County to Marvin Carrick and Essie Cross Carrick. He enjoyed woodworking projects after his retirement from Lexington Furniture Industries, Young Hinkle where he was in charge of quality control. At his church, he was a deacon and Sunday school superintendent. He will be remembered as a caring man who loved working at his church and especially projects with former Pastor Craig. He also had a garden every summer and shared it with the community through his “Honest Produce Stand.” He enjoyed chatting with his customers. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers Clyde Carrick and Melvin Carrick and sisters Leora Davis, Eunice Varner and Novelle Bean.
Surviving are his loving wife of 60 years, Jane Carrick of the home; son Gregg Carrick and wife Tammy of Lexington; daughter Vicki Norman and husband Sammy of Carolina Beach; grandchildren Heidi Carrick and Nic Carrick, both of Lexington, and Chase Parks of Raleigh; five great-grandchildren, including Kesslyn Sweat of the home; and brother Dallas Carrick of Lexington.
The family would like to thank Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center and Hinkle Hospice House for their special care for Mr. Carrick.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holloways Baptist Church, 131 Briggs Road, Lexington, NC 27292.
Online condolences may be made at www.davidsonfuneralhome.net.
May was a native of Moore County. She faithfully served the Lord and her church. She loved and cared for others by visiting those that were sick or homebound.
May was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a hairdresser since the ’60s and loved all the folks who came to her shop. She enjoyed traveling to faraway places, but especially to the beach and river, where she rode the jet ski with her dog “Rosie.”
She was a daughter of the the late Walter Branson and Gladys Dowdy Brown and was preceded in death by grandson Todd Wesley Horner, and siblings Julian, Mazie, Roy, Waye and Fred.
May is survived by her husband of 47 years, Curtis Kennedy; sons Wesley Horner and wife, Betty, and Anthony Kennedy; daughters Marsha Phillips and husband, Wayne, Ellen Rogers and husband, Randy, and Melanie Barrientos; grandchildren Wendy, Susie, Renee’, Carlotta, Robin, Judith, Catherine, Shane, Stacy, Lee, Brian, Daniel, Brittany and Seth; 25 great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 548 Marley Road, Robbins, NC 27325.. Condolences may be made at www.pinesfunerals.com.
Kennedy Funeral Home is serving the Kennedy family.
The USA Water Ski Foundation Hall of Fame Selection Committee is pleased to announce the 2016 Water Ski Hall of Fame Award of Distinction recipients.
Paul Boel, Leza Harrison, Hank Longo, Les Todd and Mark Voisard have made extraordinary contributions to our sport and will be honored on April 16th at the Water Ski Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies along with Hall of Fame Inductees Gerry and Cathy Luiting, William Farrell, Lori Dunsmore and Martie Wells.
2015 AWSA Rulebook Now Availableclick here(PDF). To download the Summary of Rule Changes, click here (PDF).
Birmingham Awarded 2021 World Games
The 2021 World Games, which includes water skiing and wakeboarding competitions, will take place in Birmingham, Ala. José Perurena, President of the International World Games Association, announced the decision on Thursday at a press conference in the Mövenpick Hotel in Lausanne.