2009 – “2200”

In 2009 our theme was titled 2200 and we asked the question, what will the future be like in the year 2200. We weren’t sure about the general world, but we had an idea what the world of show skiing will be like. They’ll be fast paced shows, outstanding skiing and comedy routines that you wonder if you really wanted to see. Mad-City showed the world the future of show skiing.

The show director for 2009 was Matt Heilman.

Paul & Joey O’Connor were the Junior Team Show Directors.

Wisconsin State Tournament

  • 1st Place
  • Best Ballet
  • Best Jump Act
  • Best Dock & Equipment
  • Best Pick Up Boats
  • Best Audio Presentation
  • Ann Tieman – 2nd Place in the Wisconsin State Swivel Competition
  • Paul O’Connor and Carly Cates – 6th Place in the Wisconsin State Doubles Competition
  • Mad-City Ski Team – 2nd Place Wisconsin State Team Jump Competition
  • Paul O’Connor – 2nd Place Wisconsin State Freestyle Jump Competition

National Tournament – Loves Park, IL

  • 1st Place
  • Best Ballet
  • Best Jump Act
  • Best Swivel Act
  • Best Dock & Equipment
  • Best Pickup Boats
  • Best Tow Boat Drivers
  • Best Audio Presentation
  • Paul O’Connor won the Skip Gilkerson Award for Best Male Skier of the Tournament
  • Ann Tieman won the Individual National Swivel Championship
  • Paul O’Connor & Carly Cates – 7th Place National Doubles Competition
  • Mad-City Ski Team – 2nd Place National Team Jump Competition
  • Paul O’Connor – 1st Place National Freestyle Jump Competition
  • Dan Benz – 7th Place National Freestyle Jump Competition

Other Awards

  • Named National Show Ski Association Team of the Year

Team Awards – Each year team members vote on the team awards to recognize the accomplishments of their peers.

  • Most Valuable Male – Paul O’Connor
  • Most Valuable Female – Ann Tieman
  • Most Improved Male – Adam Jermain
  • Most Improved Female – Gabbi Taschwer
  • Rookie of the Year – Katie Kothe
  • Sportsmanship – Joey O’Connor
  • Best Showmanship Male – Matt Baumler
  • Best Showmanship Female – Taryn Garland
  • Most Dedicated – Adam Jermain
  • Junior Team Leadership Award* – Hannah Zink
  • Show Director Award** – Danielle and Mallory Zink

*The Junior Team Leadership Award is given out by the Junior Team show director to recognize someone who goes out of their way to help and instruct Junior Team members.

**The Show Director Award is given out by the show director to recognize someone who has helped them out throughout the year with the ski show, either behind the scenes, on the water, or both.

Videos

Nationals Show


State Highlight Video


Nationals Preshow Dance


National Highlight Video


Comedy Clip from Nationals


Mad-City Ski Team 2009 Highlight Video