Malibu Pan American Water Ski Championships

Pickos Ski and Wakeboard School

Photo: Jacqueline Ward Images

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE WEBCAST!

Over 150 championship water skiers from 9 countries (including the U.S., Canada and countries throughout Central and South America) are here in Santa Rosa Beach this week to compete for both individual and team Gold medals! This Saturday (September 15th) is the final day of competition.

Tucked away in an otherwise quiet neighborhood in Santa Rosa Beach, the Pickos Ski and Wakeboard School is truly the world leader in water ski and wakeboard vacations and instruction. Training both novices and world-class athletes, the school has one of the finest and most complete ski facilities found anywhere in the world. In the past, these world-class facilities have been host to the Southern Regionals, the U.S. Nationals, The U.S. Open, The Jr. U.S. Open, and the 2000 Pan American Championships… and now, it’s hosting the 2012 Malibu Pan American Water Ski Championships.

This extraordinary event is being held at 307 Slalom Way in Santa Rosa Beach, with parking for spectators available along Sugar Drive. Concessions and a beer garden are available on-site, with proceeds to benefit the American Water Ski Educational Foundation.

Sincere thanks and congrats to Cory Pickos and his team for bringing such world-class talent and international attention to our community. No one should miss this incredibly rare opportunity to see world champions fly across the water, as they strive to set world records and compete for GOLD!

More 30A Features:

Grammy Winner and 30A Regular Sam Bush On Growing Up Bluegrass

Grammy Winner and 30A Regular Sam Bush On Growing Up Bluegrass

Sam Bush, the Grammy award winning mandolin and fiddle player, sat down with 30A Radio recently to chat about how he's been spending winters... more
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at The Bay

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at The Bay

The Bay, located right on the beach of the Choctawhatchee Bay, is throwing a big all-day bash to celebrate Cinco de Mayo this year. The party... more
30A: Where Oysters Are King

30A: Where Oysters Are King

By Sarah Hanley The last time someone walked into a restaurant and ordered a dozen bivalve mollusks was, well…never. But talk to me of a dozen... more
ArtsQuest To Delight Visitors at Grand Boulevard May 8-10

ArtsQuest To Delight Visitors at Grand Boulevard May 8-10

This year's ArtsQuest, the fine arts festival produced by the Cultural Arts Alliance, will have a traveling circus theme, inspired by featured artist Amanda... more
Destin Charity Wine Auction Raises Record-Breaking $2.3 Million

Destin Charity Wine Auction Raises Record-Breaking $2.3 Million

The results are in: The 2015 Destin Charity Wine Auction raised a record-breaking $2.3 million for children in need in Northwest Florida. The fundraising total is... more
Celebrate Cinco De Mayo and Mother's Day on the SOLARIS Yacht

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo and Mother's Day on the SOLARIS Yacht

This week, SunQuest Cruises’s SOLARIS yacht is offering a family-friendly Cinco de Mayo Fiesta and Mother's Day Lunch Cruise that shouldn't be missed. “It’s not every day... more
Comment about Malibu Pan American Water Ski Championships:

Leave a Reply