- Category: News
- Published on Friday, 08 August 2014 20:01
The 2014 Canadian Water Ski Championships presented by Nautique are just around the corner! Headlining the world-class Canadian content coming to Spray Lake Watersport and Activity Centre in Newmarket, ON, Aug 13-17 are four-time World Champion Whitney McClintock, her brother and multiple Canadian record-holder Jason of Cambridge, ON, world bronze medal winner Ryan Dodd of Olds, AB, Manitoba’s Kole Magnowski, and Winnipeg, MB’s Taryn Grant, fresh off a gold medal performance at the Pan Am Sports Festival. In all over 150 athletes from a variety of age groups will be competing!
Spray Lake Watersports and Activity Centre is situated on a one-of-a-kind, private lake. The Canadian Championships, the last national-level competition before next year’s Pan American Games in Toronto, is a classic three-event tournament composing of slalom, trick and jump.
“I’m excited to perform so close to home at the Canadian Water Ski Championships,” said Jason McClintock, a Pan Am hopeful and gold medal winner at the 2014 Pan Am Sports Festival in the trick event, and member of the world-famous McClintock water skiing family from Cambridge, ON.
“As a test event for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games, the nationals are a great opportunity for people to get a sneak peek at our Canadian national team and future talent,” he continued. “The Games are huge for our sport, and I’m focused on being prepared to make Canada proud on home soil next summer!”
The highlight of the Canadian water ski season, admission is free and includes a vendor village in addition to the competition. A complete competition schedule can be found here.