Frozen Lake

Where Are All the Ski Boats?

In the dead of winter, when most of the water is frozen in the Midwest, what is a skier to do? Featured above is a shot of what my lake tends to look like in the winter; what a drag. Last weekend, to get my fill of water-related activities, I headed to the Chicago Boat, […]

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NCWSA on Winter Break

‘Tis the Non-Water Ski Season

The holidays are now over, the Christmas goodies are gone, and it is time for a new semester. As college students make their way back to campus, looking back on the fun times from the holiday season provides some comfort as they take on the college grind. Although the hustle and bustle of finals took […]

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UCLA Water Ski Flag

Alumni Spotlight: Gina Phillipi

Gina Phillipi skied for UCLA, graduated in 2016, and is a former NCWSA Female Leader of the Year award winner. ┬áHaving never skied prior to college, Gina eventually went on to hold several leadership positions on her team, which showcases what a great experience collegiate skiing can be! Favorite Event: Trick Describe your ski team […]

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University of Wisconsin - Madison Water Ski & Wakeboard Team

UW – Madison Wins USA Water Ski 2016 Collegiate Growth Contest

USA Water Ski announced the results of its 2016 Club Growth Challenges. One of the challenges was directly tailored for collegiate teams within the National Collegiate Water Ski Association and USA Wakeboard. For this challenge, USA Water Ski encouraged collegiate teams to promote membership growth and to get new members on the water. The University […]

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Top 10 NCWSA Instagram Posts of Fall 2016

Many collegiate water skiers return to school either this week or next for the upcoming academic term. While everyone deals with the doldrums of winter, we prefer to look back on the amazing 2016 Fall season and remember the warm weather and amazing skiing! So without further adieu we look back to the top ten […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Isaiah Adams

Isaiah Adams skied for Western Washington University (WWU) and graduated in 2016. Applicable nicknames: Princess Favorite Event: Slalom Describe your ski team experience. I came into collegiate skiing with a background in tournament 3-eventing, but I discovered a whole new side to the waterski world when I got to school. The experience of my favorite […]

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Alumni Involvement

Many alumni, like myself, have fond memories of days spent on the lake with friends, whether at tournaments, practice, or getting together during the summer months. After graduation, it often is difficult to keep in touch with the skiing world. It is awesome when teams have a way to keep alumni involved. It is both […]

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