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The Greatness of Regina

lhooverlhoover Posts: 162 Baller
Just saw a nice thread talking of the dominance and greatness of Nate Smith. And that is very true. But folks, we are watching, and have watched for over a decade, the greatest 3 event female in the history of our sport. And the greatest female slalom skier ever, period, end of sentence.

She just won for the 4th yr in a row the Swiss Pro Tourney by an astounding 5 buoys. The only female to run the 39off pass the entire weekend....and she did it 3 times. And lest we forget, this is a former Tricks World Champion!

Just amazing, so enjoy the run with her and congratulations to Regina, the best ever.
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Comments

  • ReggieOReggieO Posts: 53 Baller
    Well said, she dominates!
  • lakeaustinskierlakeaustinskier Posts: 332 Solid Baller
    There is a reason the 1/4 video of Regina has over 377,000 views. I did a quick search and haven't seen another video with more views.
    Ted Thomson, Austin Texas, Aquaplex
  • LeonLLeonL Posts: 2,228 Crazy Baller
    Just how many 34 mph men run 39 as consistently in tournaments as Regina?
    Leon Leonard Stillwater Lake KY - SR Driver SR Judge
  • dchristmandchristman Posts: 1,057 Mega Baller
    She deserves a more appealing moniker than "GOAT". How about we come up with a new one?
    Is it time to ski, yet?
  • Keith MenardKeith Menard Posts: 374 Crazy Baller
    @dchristman Tom Brady is the GOAT...I think in this case it is appropriate to call Regina the BOAT.
  • lakeaustinskierlakeaustinskier Posts: 332 Solid Baller
    As a 34 mph skier I've never understood why people don't look more closely at her skiing style. Quiet power with minimal movement. Regina is a whopping 5' 4" and she gets it done big time.

    Several years ago I participated in a charity type tournament that had locals (me) and also pros (like Regina). Very nice person. Her core looked to be incredibly strong. I went off the dock right after her......................


    Ted Thomson, Austin Texas, Aquaplex
  • andjulesandjules Posts: 741 Crazy Baller
    edited May 17
    @lakeaustinskier mentioned it above, but think about all the times we talk about TW being short(-er) or Chris Parrish being tall and what a huge disadvantage/advantage we imagine that represents.

    At 5'4", Regina is unstoppable.
  • Texas6Texas6 Posts: 2,172
    I watched her run a 18-20mph tailwind 39 straight down the lake, in my neighborhood a few years back. I was completely amazed
    Daryn Dean - Lakes of Katy, TX
    ***Robbed out of Hundreds of Panda Worthy Posts***
  • dchristmandchristman Posts: 1,057 Mega Baller
    She is not only a GOODE slalom skier, she is the BESTE - Best Ever Skiing Three Events
    Is it time to ski, yet?
  • Bill22Bill22 Posts: 1,426 Crazy Baller
    She is amazing! When was the last time Regina skied in a tournament and didn't win slalom?
    In gear. Hit It. Thank You!
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