Name: Taylor Garcia
Sport: Water Skiing Wakeboard
Event(s): Slalom, Tricks and Jumping
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 185
DOB: 12/23/1997
Birthplace: Los Angeles, Calif.
Hometown: Winter Garden, Fla.
High School: Laurel Springs, Fla. (home school) ‘16
College: University of Louisiana, Monroe, Political Science
World Championship Experience
  • 2019 Water Ski World Championships– Fourth Place, Men's Jumping; Silver Medalist, Team Overall
Other Career Highlights
  • 2020 MasterCraft Pro - 3rd Place, Men's Jumping
  • 2020 Malibu Open - 4th Place Men's Jumping
  • 2019 Pan American Games– Gold Medalist, Men's Jumping
  • 2019 Masters – 3rd Place, Men's Jumping
  • 2019 Chile Night Jump – 2nd Place, Men's Jumping
  • 2019 Moomba Masters – 4th Place, Men's Jumping
  • 2018 Pan American Water Ski Championships – Gold Medalist, Team Overall; Bronze Medalist, Men's Jumping
  • 2018 Collegiate Water Ski Nationals – Men's Jumping and Overall Champion
  • 2018 Masters – 4th Place, Men's Jumping
  • 2017 King of Darkness – 3rd Place, Men's Jumping
  • 2017 Collegiate Water Ski Nationals – Men's Jumping and Overall Champion
  • 2017 Malibu Open – 4th Place, Men's Jumping
  • 2017 Ray Stokes Pro-Am – 8th Place, Men's Jumping
  • 2017 Vladimir Filin Memorial Moscow Pro Jump – 3rd Place, Men's Jumping
  • 2017 Vladimir Filin Memorial Moscow Pro Jump – 3rd Place, Men's Jumping
  • 2017 IWWF U21 World Championships, gold (slalom), silver (jumping, team)
  • 2017 Junior U.S. Open – Junior Men Slalom, Jumping & Overall Champion
  • 2017 Moomba Masters – 8th Place, Men's Jumping
  • 2016 Junior Malibu Open – Junior Men's Jumping Champion
  • 2016 Ray Stokes Pro-Am – 5th Place, Men's Jumping
  • 2016 Broadside Harbor Night Jump Invitational – 2nd Place, Men's Jumping
  • 2015 Member Under 21 World Championship Team
  • 2015 IWWF U21 World Championships, gold (jumping), bronze (overall)
  • 2014 IWWF Junior World Championships, gold (jumping, overall)
  • 2012 IWWF Junior World Championships, gold (jumping)
  • 2015 Junior Masters – Jump and Overall Champion
  • 2015 Junior Masters O’Brien Slalom Scholarship winner
  • 2014 Junior Worlds – Gold Medalist, Jumping and Overall
  • 2013 Member Under 21 World Championship Team
  • 2012 Member Junior World Championship Team
  • 2012 Junior Worlds – Gold Medalist, Jumping
Personal: Began skiing and competing at age 7...Sponsored by MasterCraft, Stokes, Goodman Skis...Son of Stephen and Dana Garcia
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Records

  • Boys 2 National Record Jump
  • Boys 2 Western Region Jump
  • Boys 2 Pacific Region Jump
  • Boys 2 Southern Regional Overall
  • Boys 2 Florida State Overall
  • Boys 3 National Jump Record
  • Boys 3 Southern Regional Overall


Best Performances

Slalom: 2 buoys at 41 feet off

Tricks: 7,020 points

Jumping: 229 feet