21st Junior U.S. Open Water Ski Championships
June 26-27, 2021
Martindale, Texas

Eight U.S. Athletes Win Titles At 21st Junior U.S. Open

Eight U.S. water ski athletes won titles in respective events at the 21st Junior U.S. Open Water Ski Championships, June 26-27, at the San Marcos River Ranch in Martindale, Texas. The two-round, world-record capability event featured junior men and junior women (ages 17 to 21) and boys and girls divisions (ages 16 and under). Some of the world's top junior water ski athletes competed for titles in slalom, tricks, jumping and overall. U.S. athletes winning titles were: Brooke Baldwin (Winter Garden, Fla.), junior women’s slalom (3-1/2 buoys at 38 feet off), tricks (7,430 points), jumping (131 feet) and overall (3,000.0 points); Will Blair (Mooresville, N.C.), boys’ overall (2,860.2 points); Landon Geels (Westminster, Colo.), junior men’s slalom (5 buoys at 38 feet off); Blaze Grubbs (Rio Linda, Calif.), junior men’s overall (2,934.6 points); Samantha Hill (Morris, Conn.), girls’ jumping (106 feet); Alana Jones (Church Point, La.), girls’ slalom (5 buoys at 35 feet off); Ty Kosek (Buffalo, Minn.), boys’ jumping (142 feet); and Jonathan Leutz (Jacksonville, Ill.), junior men’s jumping (179 feet). Other athletes winning titles were: Dominga Gonzalez (Chile), girls’ tricks (5,370 points); Matias Gonzalez (Chile), boys’ tricks (9,240 points); Evan Kraus (Canada), boys’ slalom (3 buoys at 38 feet off); Sean Kraus (Canada), junior men’s tricks (7,850 points); and Shea O’Brien (Canada), girls’ overall (2,818.2 points). View The Final Scorebook.

 

21st Junior U.S. Open To Be Live Webcast Saturday & Sunday

The 21st Junior U.S. Open Water Ski Championships will be held Saturday and Sunday at the San Marcos River Ranch in Martindale, Texas. The two-round, world-record capability event will feature Junior Men/Junior Women (ages 17 to 21) and Boys/Girls (ages 16 and under) divisions. Some of the world's top junior water ski athletes will compete for titles in slalom, tricks, jumping and overall. The event will feature a live webcast on Saturday beginning at 8:00 a.m. (CDT) and Sunday starting at 9:00 a.m. (CDT). Click here for live scoring.

 

Field Of Competitors Announced For 21st Junior U.S. Open

The field of competitors for the 21st Junior U.S. Open Water Ski Championships has been announced. The Junior U.S. Open will be held June 26-27, 2021, at the San Marcos River Ranch in Martindale, Texas. The two-round, world-record capability event will feature Junior Men/Junior Women (ages 17 to 21) and Boys/Girls (ages 16 and under) divisions. Some of the world's top junior water ski athletes will compete for titles in slalom, tricks, jumping and overall. To view the field of competitors, click here.

 

San Marcos River Ranch To Host 21st Junior U.S. Open

The 21st Junior U.S. Open Water Ski Championships will be held June 26-27, 2021, at the San Marcos River Ranch in Martindale, Texas. The two-round, world-record capability event will feature Junior Men/Junior Women (ages 17 to 21) and Boys/Girls (ages 16 and under) divisions. Some of the world's top junior water ski athletes will compete for titles in slalom, tricks, jumping and overall. To view the Tournament Fact Sheet, click here. Applicants must complete online registration by 5 p.m. (EDT) on Sunday, May 23, 2021. 

 

Eight Athletes Win Titles At 20th Junior U.S. Open

Eight water ski athletes won titles in respective events at the 20th Junior U.S. Open Water Ski Championships, June 20-21, 2020, at Mystic Lakes in Maize, Kan. The two-round, world-record capability event featured junior men and junior women (ages 17 to 21) and boys and girls divisions (ages 16 and under). Some of the world's top junior water ski athletes competed for titles in slalom, tricks, jumping and overall. Athletes winning titles were: Blaze Grubbs (Rio Linda, Calif.), Boys’ slalom (5 buoys at 38 feet off), tricks (7,030 points), jumping (162 feet) and overall (3,000.0 points); Kennedy Hansen (Milton, Fla.), Girls’ slalom (3 buoys at 38 feet off), jumping (120 feet) and overall (3,000.0 points); Allyson Grathwohl (Martindale, Texas), Girls’ tricks (6,010 points); Brooke Baldwin (Winter Garden, Fla.), Junior Women slalom (2-1/2 buoys at 38 feet off), tricks (8,130 points), jumping (152 feet) and overall (3,000.0 points); Benjamin Leutz (Jacksonville, Ill.), Junior Men slalom (1 buoy at 39-1/2 feet off); Jonathan Leutz (Jacksonville, Ill.), Junior Men jumping (192 feet); Ethan McKinnon (Temora, NSW, Australia), Junior Men tricks (5,620 points); and Garrett Reese (Walnut Creek, Calif.), Junior Men overall (2,684.0 points). View The Final Scorebook