View Full Version : IWSF Names Regina Jaquess 2005 Skier of the Year

12-05-2005, 10:15 AM
The International Water Ski Federation has named MasterCraft sponsored athlete Regina Jaquess (http://www.reginajaquess.com) (USA) the 2005 Skier of the Year. Regina's performances this past year at the International level were unparalleled, including her second consecutive World Overall title and her first World Slalom title at the biennial event held this past August in Tianjin, China. She finished the season ranked number one in slalom on the professional elite ranking list. At the age of 21, Regina has accumulated an astounding 70 medals in International water ski competition, including 39 Individual and 13 Team Gold medals.

http://www.tmcowners.com/photopost/data/559/IWSFH2OSkierYr05.jpgRegina led the Under 21 Team USA to victory in Fedlberg, Germany in July. She established USA Water Ski National Records in Slalom and Tricks during the year, bringing her total number of national records to 39.

In addition to her on the water prowess, Regina continues to give back to the sport. During this past year, she became an AWSA Senior Judge and served as an official at a number of tournaments. She is a member of the USA Water Ski and National Collegiate Water Ski Association Athlete Advisory Council. She coached several junior clinics, including clinics for the Alabama Water Ski Federation and the AWSA Southern Region. Regina served as an Instructor at the National Senior Judges Clinic last February in Washington, DC.

Highlights: 2005 Achievements

Elite World Championship
World Overall Champion
World Slalom Champion

http://www.tmcowners.com/photopost/data/559/RegJumpColNats.jpgUnder 21 World Championship
U21 World Overall Champion
U21 World Slalom Champion
U21 World Jump Champion

US Open
Slalom & Overall Champion

Collegiate National Championship
Slalom Champion
Trick Champion
Overall Champion

Collegiate All Stars
Overall Champion
Slalom Champion
Trick Champion
Jump Champion

Please join MasterCraft in congratulating this incredibly talented, young skier! We look forward to seeing more great achievements from Regina, the IWSF 2005 Skier of the Year!

To keep up with Regina, visit her website here (http://www.reginajaquess.com).

Regina is sponsored by MasterCraft Boats, GOODE Skis, Chevrolet, GM Vortec Engines, Indmar Marine, Bunkaps, Intensity, Girls 4 Sport, Performance Ski & Surf, Pickos International Ski Center, Wiley Bindings, Masterline, Bowflex, Speedo, Smith Optics, and Red Bar