2013 Nationals Results & Highlight Video

Mad-City's Ending Pyramid

Mad-City’s Ending Pyramid

The Mad-City Ski Team competed at the 2013 National Water Ski Show Tournament in Loves Park, IL on the weekend of August 9 – 11, 2013.

2013 National Swivel Champion Leah Straub

2013 National Swivel Champion Leah Straub

On Friday, at the Individual Competition, Mad-City member Leah Straub competed in the Individual Swivel Competition and won the Swivel National Championship.

The team skied 2nd on Saturday morning. Here’s a highlight video of the show…

Mad-City Ski Team 2013 National Highlight Clip

On Sunday, after all the team’s finished skiing, the results were announced and Mad-City took 2nd place at the tournament.

Show Directors - Scott Hamele & Sara Tubbs

Show Directors – Scott Hamele & Sara Tubbs

From the USA Water Ski Press Release:

The Rock Aqua Jays tallied 2,033.46 points in winning top awards for Dock & Equipment Personnel (tie), Showmanship, Sound Crew, Overall Show, Barefoot, Pyramid, Strap Doubles and Swivel. The Mad-City Ski Team (Madison, Wis.), earning the top award for towboat driving, finished second with 1,924.88 points, and the Aquanut Water Shows (Twin Lakes, Wis.), earning top awards for Dock & Equipment Personnel (tie) and Ballet, placed third with 1,923.46 points. Wonder Lake (Wonder Lake, ill.), which scored 1,734.5 points, and the Backwater Gamblers (Rock Island, Ill.), which tallied 1,723.14 points and earned the top award for Pick-Up Boat Crews, rounded out the top-five placements.

Mad-City also won the award for best boat driving in the tournament.

Boat Drivers (L to R) - Don Heilman, Tony Wang, Dan Jaworski

Boat Drivers (L to R) – Don Heilman, Tony Wang, Dan Jaworski

Here are the complete results from the tournament:

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