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US Open Nationals Confirmed -- October 8 & 9
The 2016 US Open Water Ski Racing National Championships will be held at Havasu Springs on October 8 & 9. "Nationals" were previously held at Havasu Springs in 1986, 1987 and 1989 with many regional sprint and marathon races held there well in to the 1990s. NWSRA is happy to rekindle this race venue and thank the owners and operators of the facility for having us back.
Hall of Fame Recap
Congratulations to Martie Wells and Lori Dunsmore who were officially inducted in to the USAWS Hall of Fame on April 16th. Official photos can be found on the Hall of Fame Facebook page at --> https://www.facebook.com/USAWSF/
Return to Havasu Springs -- April 23 & 24
Congratulations to Trevor Wendt, Katelin Wendt, Cheryl Ruston, Ben Taylor and Lee Squier for their overall marathon wins. Thank you to Gary Heinbuch for his efforts in preliminary event coordination, Dusty Schulz for handling the permit process and Justin Legere, Michael LaFrenz, Brian Vesely, Todd Kelm and a host of others who made the event a success.
The best driver/observer meeting selfie there ever was :)
Mandatory Motor Vehicle Review (MVR) for Drivers
All ski race boat drivers must pass a MVR Review, prior to participation. Reviews are valid for 2 years. These take several days and up to a week or so to complete, so please submit sooner rather than later. Follow the instructions below. These links also provide additional details on the review and process.
• Log into your “Members-Only” section of USA Water Ski’s Web site (www.usawaterski.org) using your membership number and password (if you don’t know it, please click the “Help Me Sign In” link)
• Click on the “Drivers’ Programs” link from the navigational menu on the left-hand side of the page
• Click on the “Purchase and Authorize a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Review” link and follow the instructions to pay the $12.50 screening fee
• Click on the link provided on your payment receipt to go to USA Water Ski’s screening agency’s Web site to submit your authorization.