27th May 2018
59th Nautique US Masters Tournament – Final Results
The all-new Ski Nautique, IWWF’s Official Waterski Towboat, pulled the best waterskiers in the world to victory during the final day of competition at Callaway Gardens.
In the Women’s Trick division, current IWWF World Women’s Trick Champion Neilly Ross took home the win beating the rest of the stacked final. Neilly scored 9,550 points to earn the victory. After Neilly, Erika Lang (USA), Natallia Berdnikava (BLR), and Anna Gay (USA) rounded out the Final round respectively.
In the Pro Men Trick discipline, current IWWF World Men’s Trick Record Holder, Aliaksei Zharnasek (BLR), posted an incredible score of 11,870 to notch yet another win under his belt. 2017 IWWF World Under-21 Overall Champion Danylo Filchenko (UKR) came in second place with a score of 10,900 while Franck Desboyaux (USA) came in third place with 9,280 points.
Manon Costard (FRA) won the Pro Women’s Slalom division after defeating current IWWF World Women’s Slalom Champion & Record Holder Regina Jaquess (USA) in a run-off after they both ran exceptional 2 @ 10.75 m passes. Whitney McClintock took third place after running 1 @ 10.75 m.
In the Pro Men Slalom Finals, the crowd watched intently as current IWWF World Slalom Record Holder Nate Smith found himself on top of the podium for the 5th time at the 59th Masters. Nate skied an incredible 3 @ 10.25 m to take home another Masters title.
Current IWWF World Women’s Jump Champion & Record Holder Jacinta Carroll continued her reign with another win in the Pro Women’s Jump division. Jacinta blasted a 53.8m jump in the final to beat 2017 World Games Jump Champion Natallia Berdnikava (BLR) who posted a 48.3m jump. They were followed by Hanna Straltsova (BLR) and Lauren Morgan (USA) respectively.
During the Pro Men Jump division it was Freddy Krueger (USA) taking home the victory after jumping an incredible 70.4 metres in the final round. He was followed by current IWWF World Men’s Jump Champion & World Record Holder Ryan Dodd (CAN) with a 69.5 metre jump and 2017 IWWF World Under 21 Men’s Jump Champion Jack Critchley (GBR) placing third with a 64.3 metre jump.