Is this heaven? No… it’s PGA!

PGA Season Opener being held May 9, 2015 It sounds like a golf tournament, but it’s really the Southern Region’s traditional season opener held on the smoothest water in West Palm Beach Gardens, Florida!  Nothing fancy, just great water, sun and three rounds of tricks or slalom.   No jumping is offered but we do have […]

Barefooters rule at the USA Waterski Awards Banquet

The American Barefoot Club turned in a dominate performance at the USA Waterski Annual Awards banquet in January. Barefooting’s own two-sport superstar Kailey Koehler brought home ABC Female Athlete of the Year honors.  Kailey played a large part of the U.S. Elite Team’s success at the 2014 Barefoot World Championships in Mulwala, Australia. Then, just […]

Winter State of the Sport

Dear ABC Members, As the New Year has come and gone I felt as if it was a good time to recap where the sport is as we head into the spring of 2015. Barefooting is undergoing a very dramatic shift in its leadership and organization. This had led to some very promising developments in […]

The International Barefoot Water-ski Association

The IBA is an independent organization dedicated to promoting and growing Barefoot Water-Ski as both a sport and a recreational pursuit across the globe.   We are a global body of passionate barefooters working for the future of the sport. We aim to engage with barefoot water-ski fans, supporters, officials and skiers across the spectrum of tournament, […]

Note of Thanks from Pat and Derek Koch

To the MN Barefoot Club (MBC) and the American Barefoot Club (ABC), Doug’s sudden and untimely death has, of course, been devastating to us; however equally shocking to us is your overwhelming support and dedication to his memory. Doug no longer has the ability to speak verbally; however, if he could he would probably tell […]

Ski With the Legends 2014!

Ski With the Legends 2014 The USA Water Ski Foundation’s annual fundraiser “Ski with the Legends” is being expanded in 2014to include barefooters! On October 25, 2014 Water Ski Hall of Famers Mike Seipel and Ron Scarpa will be coaching students in Winter Haven, Florida at the World Barefoot Center. For $299 you can take […]