Okeeheelee Park to host Water Ski National Championships


More than 600 of the nation’s top water skiers will participate in the 5-day 77th GOODE Water Ski National Championships at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach beginning Tuesday, Aug. 6.

Athletes will compete for national titles in slalom, tricks, jumping and overall in separate age divisions and two open divisions. Competition begins at 8 a.m. each day and admission is free for spectators. 

Other events scheduled include the America’s Cup Invitational and the Nautique Big Dawg World Slalom Tour Finals. 

The America’s Cup takes place Wednesday, Aug. 7, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Okeeheelee Park’s North/South Lake. Athletes will compete for cash prizes in men’s and women’s slalom, tricks, jumping and overall. The World Slalom Tour Finals take place Friday, Aug. 9 at 5:30 p.m. Food Trucks will be on site for both events.

The events are hosted by Ski Club of the Palm Beaches. For more information, go online to waterskinationals.com.

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