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Five Partnership Renewal Agreements Announced

By USA Water Ski & Wake Sports | Jan. 13, 2021, 8:27 p.m. (ET)

USA Water Ski & Wake Sports is pleased to announce five – D3 Skis, HO Sports, Nautique Boat Company, Johnson Propeller (OJ Props) and Bart’s Water Sports – partnership renewal agreements for 2021. USA Water Ski & Wake Sports encourages its members and fans to support these sponsors as a way of thanking them for supporting USA Water Ski & Wake Sports’ mission to advance, support and service all towed water sports through widespread recreational participation, education, promotion and sustained worldwide competitive excellence.

“We’re proud to extend our partnerships with these corporate supporters,” said Nate Boudreaux, executive director of USA Water Ski & Wake Sports. “Sponsors play a vital role in helping our organization achieve our goal of creating a fun and positive experience for all of our members.”. 

D3 Skis designs, manufactures, and sells world-record setting slalom, jump and trick water skis. D3 Skis are considered one of the best in the industry, designed and built by skiers, using the latest aerospace high performance materials and light weight laminates. Located in Auburn, Wash., D3 Skis is a subsidiary of K.C. Technology, Inc., and is the only company dedicated exclusively to three-event water skiing.

Founded in 1982 on the shores of Lake Sammamish, Wash., HO Sports is a leading manufacturer of premium water sports equipment. It continues to lead the trends in water ski, towable, lounge and paddle products. Since its inception, HO Sports has long been a pioneer in the water sports industry and a dominant force in the water-skiing circuit. The HO Sports logo has always been a symbol for quality craftsmanship and reliable, innovative designs. HO Sports’ revolutionary products are the result of thousands of hours of research and development from its innovative team of designers and athletes. 

A subsidiary of Correct Craft, Nautique has been on the waters of the world with a passion for innovation since 1925. Delivering the very best water ski, wakeboard and wakesurf boats on the market, Nautique continues to drive progression with its award-winning technology and dedication to building the highest-quality boats imaginable. New technology, performance innovations and attention to detail are the cornerstones of what makes the Nautique brand an industry leader. 

Johnson Propeller, Inc. was founded in 1936 by Oscar Johnson and his son, Ivar. Together, they established basic standards for their product, for which quality, efficiency, durability, and customer satisfaction were main factors, as well as pride and self-satisfaction in the finished product. Now, more than 80 years later, its fourth-generation ownership continues the family tradition of building Passion and Ingenuity into its products.

Bart’s Water Sports was founded in 1972 by Bart Culver, a competitive water skier at the time. In 1975 Bart’s published the first water sports catalog. Over the years, Bart’s has added the newest water sports equipment and hired professional staff to purchase and explain the latest gear to its customers. Bart’s still ships within 24 hours from its overflowing warehouse. Its central location in the lakes region of Indiana allows the quickest delivery and low overhead.