World Records Fall & Champions Crowned on Friday at the World Barefoot Waterski Championships
Another record-breaking day at the 2016 World Barefoot Waterski Championships in Alma Center, Wisconsin as the team competition wraps up at the Blue Moo. The day kicked off as Ashleigh Stebbeings AUS set a pending World Slalom Record of 18 in the semi-final round of the Open Women’s Division. Stebbeings’ performance helped lead the Australian team to victory in the Open Division Team competition. The Junior and Senior World Championships finished up with the naming of the Team and Overall Champions. Ken Derry of Australia captured the Senior Mens Overall title and Teri Jones of the USA won the Senior Women’s Overall. The Senior Team title went to the USA.
Lexi McCauley USA
In the Junior division, it was all red, white and blue with Jackson Gerard of the USA winning the Boys Overall title and Lexi McCauley of the USA winning the Girls Overall title. McCauley won the Gold in Slalom, Tricks and Jump, propelling the U.S. Junior Team to top of the Team competition. It was only the fourth time a junior competitor has brought home five gold medals in a World Championship.
Junior Teams Medal Ceremony
The Open Mens and Womens individual finals will be held on Saturday, August 20 culminating with the exciting Night Jump Finals. For live streaming and the latest scores go to BarefootWorlds.org.