Name: Adam Pickos
Sport: Water Skiing Wakeboard
Event(s): Slalom and Tricks
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 140
DOB: 10/20/1991
Birthplace: Coral Springs, Fla.
Hometown: Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.
High School: South Walton High School (Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.) ‘10
College: University of Louisiana Monroe ’16, Psychology
World Championship Experience
  • 2019 Water Ski World Championships - 11th Place, Men's Tricks; Silver Medalist, Team Overall
  • 2017 Water Ski World Championships - Gold Medalist, Men's Tricks; Silver Medalist, Team Overall
  • 2015 Water Ski World Championships – Gold Medalist, Men's Tricks; Silver Medalist, Team Overall
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 Pan American Games - Bronze Medalist, Men's Tricks
  • 2019 Masters Water Ski Tournament – 2nd Place, Men's Tricks
  • 2018 Pan American Water Ski Championships – Gold Medalist, Team Overall; Bronze Medalist, Men's Tricks
  • 2018 America's Cup Invitational – Men's Tricks Champion
  • 2018 GOODE Water Ski National Championships – Open Men Tricks Champion
  • 2018 Masters Water Ski Tournament – 4th Place, Men's Tricks
  • 2017 Water Ski World Championships – Gold Medalist, Men's Tricks; Gold Medalist, Team Overall
  • 2017 Masters Water Ski Tournament – 2nd Place, Men's Tricks
  • 2016 Masters Water Ski Tournament – 4th Place, Men's Tricks
  • 2015 Nautique U.S. Open Water Ski Championships – 2nd Place, Tricks
  • 2015 GOODE Water Ski National Championships – Open Men Tricks Champion
  • 2015 Pan American Games - Gold Medalist, Men's Tricks
  • 2015 Masters Water Ski Tournament – 2nd Place, Men's Tricks
  • 2015 U.S. Elite Water Ski Team Member
  • 2015 U.S. Pan American Water Ski Team Member
  • 9-time National Tricks Champion
  • 3-time National Overall Champion
  • 2014 Nautique U.S. Open Water Ski Championships – 3rd Place, Tricks
  • 2014 Pan American Water Ski Championships – Gold Medalist, Tricks
  • 2012 Pan American Water Ski Championships – Gold Medalist, Tricks
  • Boys 1 - Men 1 National Tricks Record Holder
Personal: Son of Cory and Rose Pickos…Married to Caitlin McGinty…Has one sister, Alexis…Enjoys playing sports, birding and photography.
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Best Performance

Slalom: 3 buoys at 39-1/2 feet off

Tricks: 12,170 points