Worlds Results, Final Day

Worlds Results, Final Day

Post by Terry Jon » Tue, 19 Sep 1995 04:00:00


OK, I guess after my flame bait remark about how Canada
was going to clean up AGAIN at the worlds this year, I have to
eat some crow with this post...

Congradulations to France for winning, and USA for second
place. Canada finished third this year. Sigh.

1995 WORLD WATER SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS
Roquebrune-sur-Argens, France

RESULTS - FINAL DAY

(Note: the Men's Trick and Women's Slalom results
were run prior to the final day, and to date
I have received none of these results for
posting. They will be posted when available.
Terry Jones, editor?)

Men's Slalom




Men's Jump
1. Bruce Neville (AUS)     63.3 m
2. Carl Roberge (USA)      61.2 m
3. John Swanson (USA)      61.1 m

Overall Men
1. Patrice Martin (FRA)    2725 points
2. Andrea Alessi (ITA)     2642 points
3. Jaret Llewellyn (CAN)   2622 points
4. Kreg Llewellyn (CAN)    2458 points

Women's Trick
1. Tawn Larsen (USA)       7610 points
2. Brett Larsen (USA)      7380 points
3. Judy Messer (CAN)       7000 points

Women's Jump
1. Brenda Nichols (USA)    43.6 m
2. Emma Sheers (AUS)       43.0 m
3. Sheri Sloan (USA)       42.7 m
8. Judy Messer (CAN)       39.3 m

Women's Overall
1. Judy Messer (CAN)       2657 points
2. Brenda Nichols (USA)    2435 points
3. Sheri Sloan (USA)       2430 points

Team
1. France                  8270 points
2. USA                     8251 points
3. Canada                  8101 points

Note: I received this as a fax, and thus had
to manually re-enter all information. I apologize if
I have made any errors!

Terry Jones

 
 
 

Worlds Results, Final Day

Post by Gregory Ca » Tue, 19 Sep 1995 04:00:00

My hats off to the French.  It's amazing that a country one fourth the
size of the U.S.A. in population actually beat us at a sport we invented.
 The Canadians are equally amazing, with only less than an eighth of our
total population and a northern latitude with short seasons, coming in
such a close third.  What are these countries doing that is bringing such
talent to the forefront of the World Competition?  Anyone out there from
France or Canada care to respond.  What is water skiing like at the
junior boys and girls levels and how is it promoted through the years.  
We Americans have relenquished our grip on the World Championships with
now our second loss.  What do these other countries know that we
apparantly don't?

 
 
 

Worlds Results, Final Day

Post by Ken Elde » Wed, 20 Sep 1995 04:00:00

Quote:

>My hats off to the French.  
> The Canadians are equally amazing, with only less than an eighth of our
> What are these countries doing that is bringing such
>talent to the forefront of the World Competition?  Anyone out there from
>France or Canada care to respond.  What is water skiing like at the
>junior boys and girls levels and how is it promoted through the years.  
>We Americans have relenquished our grip on the World Championships with
>now our second loss.

Sorry, that's three in a row. Two to Canada and now to France

Quote:
>  What do these other countries know that we
>apparantly don't?

I may not be the most qualified person to reply to the question posted, I compete mostly in Alberta at most of the tournaments and u=
sually go to the Westerns and Nationals, by here is my two cents. I think in Canada the Provincial and National Water skiing organiz=
ation do a good job of helping out good up and coming skiers with training and tournaments(i.e. supplying good coaching and some cov=
erage of expenses). The biggest thing that see is that Canada and especially France still have great three event skiers (can you say=
 Llewellyn, take your pick Jaret or Kreg). It takes a team full of good three event skiers to win the Worlds! I think that is the ke=
y.

With wakeboarding taking away so many American skiers, I can not see the US winning in the near future.