Category: Water Sports

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Experience Kissimmee Renews Partnership with Powerboat P1

Experience Kissimmee will be a sponsor of the 2024 P1 Offshore National Championship, the UIM Class 1 World Championship, the P1 AquaX USA National Championship and presenting sponsor of this year’s Cowes-Torquay-Cowes Powerboat Race in Great Britain, renewing a relationship with marine motorsport promoter Powerboat P1 that began in 2016. The sponsorship package offers a […]

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Riversport OKC Slalom
Competitors descend into the water during the 2022 Pan American Games slalom event at Riversport OKC. Photo courtesy of Riversport OKC

Oklahoma City and Montgomery Share a Whitewater Bond

What do Oklahoma City and Montgomery, Alabama, have in common? Elite whitewater canoeing and kayaking, of course. That might not have been the answer that came to mind, but that’s what the two cities share this month when it comes to the 2024 Canoe Slalom and Kayak Cross U.S. Olympic Team Trials. For Oklahoma City, […]

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2024 ODP Nationals a Showcase for USA Water Polo, DuPage Sports Commission

Back when USA Water Polo started its Olympic Development Program in 2009, there were only a few hundred participants — a number that last year had grown to around 6,000 athletes who took part in one ODP camp around the country. The latest sign of the growth within the ODP program is this weekend when […]

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APTOPIX Pan American Games Fencing
Samuel Imrek, left, and teammate Curtis McDowald, of the United States, celebrate their gold medal victory over Canada at the end of the men's fencing epee teams final, at the Pan American Games in Santiago, Chile, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

DEI Initiatives Ongoing Throughout U.S. Olympic Movement

Whether it be state-by-state laws that are divergent in nature, international federations putting out mandates that may not match a member country’s intrinsic values and all in the background of the pandemic-era reckoning about race and diversity throughout the United States, national governing bodies throughout the U.S. Olympic movement have a list of topics to […]

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Silver Spring Recreation and Aquatic Center

Montgomery County Cuts Ribbon on New Facility

Officials from Montgomery County, Maryland, hosted the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Silver Spring Recreation and Aquatic Center on February 24 with pools designed for general swimming, low level diving, exercise, aquatic play, training and teaching opportunities. The 120,000 square foot SSRAC offers recreation and leisure activities and also features a […]

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Kevin Michael
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Kevin Michael Hired as Executive Director of USA Water Ski & Wake Sports

USA Water Ski & Wake Sports has hired Kevin Michael as the organization’s next executive director. Michael, 48, comes to the national governing body with more than 30 years of experience in the towed water sports industry. He most recently served as the executive director of the Water Sports Industry Association during a nine-year tenure […]

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Mt. San Antonio College Aquatics

USA Water Polo Partners With Mt. San Antonio College

USA Water Polo will use Mt. San Antonio College new state-of-the-art aquatics complex in Walnut, California, as it prepares for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. The aquatics complex opened in spring of 2023 and will be home to the U.S. men’s Olympic team. In addition to serving as a training hub, USA Water Polo will […]

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Montgomery Whitewater Park to Host 2024 Canoe Slalom and Kayak Cross Olympic Team Trials

The American Canoe Association has selected Montgomery Whitewater Park in Alabama to host the first of two selection events for the 2024 Canoe Slalom and Kayak Cross Olympic Team Trials on April 13-14. Montgomery Whitewater Park opened in July 2023 and hosted the American Canoe Association age group national championships in canoe slalom and kayak […]

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Chris Ramsey

USA Water Polo CEO Chris Ramsey to Retire After 2024 Games

Chris Ramsey will retire as chief executive officer at USA Water Polo following the 2024 Olympic Summer Games in Paris, the national governing body announced on Wednesday. Ramsey has been with the NGB for 17 years and is one of the longest-tenured leaders in the U.S. Olympic movement since the Amateur Sports Act was passed […]

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