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Pending Overall World Record

Rpc29Rpc29 Posts: 197 Solid Baller
Pretty cool to see that @Sledgehammer set a new pending overall world record this week. It’s pretty wild to think about the level of athleticism required to excel in all three events like Adam does.

3 @ 41
217 feet
10,780 points




Ryan Christopher
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Comments

  • WaterSkier12WaterSkier12 Posts: 267 Baller
    He’s a beast!!!
  • Chef23Chef23 Posts: 5,957 Mega Baller
    It is amazing that he is able to compete in all 3 events at such a high level.
    Mark Shaffer
    schaferThan_Bogan
  • AndreAndre Posts: 1,222 Crazy Baller
    Certainly one of the best or even the best 3 events skier of all time!

    Who else can post such excellent scores in all 3 events?
    How's Regina in tricks?
    Deena Mapple was quite a 3 events skier too! Sammy,Carl...?
  • liquid dliquid d Posts: 1,110 Mega Baller
    Very hard/impossible to compare skiers from different eras. ...Best to just say, congrats World Champ! and Congrats World Record Holder!
  • gjohnsongjohnson Posts: 309 Solid Baller
    I watched, from the boat, Adam rip 10.25 while training for the Masters. He was so pumped. It was pretty cool to watch. Cool dude.
    Greg Johnson ~ Team Beer
  • DragoDrago Posts: 1,568 Mega Baller
    Patrice
    SR SL Judge & Driver (“a driver who is super late on the wheel and is out of sync”)
  • Chef23Chef23 Posts: 5,957 Mega Baller
    On the women's side there are some very strong overall skiers. Regina's trick ranking on USA Waterski is 8455 and her jump average is 177. In addition Whitney and Natalia are very strong overall skiers.

    Patrice was obviously awesome as was Jaret Llewelyn.
    Mark Shaffer
  • Than_BoganThan_Bogan Posts: 6,436 Mega Baller
    One of the most impressive accomplishments I've ever heard of. Each alone is clearly impossible. All three is impossible cubed...
    Nathaniel Bogan -- GUT Padawan
  • eleeskieleeski Posts: 3,846 Infinite Pandas
    edited July 2018
    @Than_Bogan Do we need higher scrutiny for these performances?

    Silly reference to a different discussion. Adam's post while I was typing gives a wrong message.

    @Sledgehammer Absolutely not questioning your incredible performance. Congratulations! You ARE the best in the world.

    Eric
    Sledgehammer
  • klindyklindy Posts: 2,280 Mega Baller
    @Luzz I agree. I've watched @Sledgehammer ski multiple times and have thought the same thing. As impressed as I am with great one/two event skiers, great overall skiers are incredible. Fantastic skiing!!
    Keith Lindemulder
    AWSA Vice President
    AWSA Southern Region EVP
    Steven_Haines
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