About the waterski Pro tour

The Basics

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Tour Leaderboard

The skier on top of the Tour Leaderboard at the end of the season is the Waterski Pro Tour Champion. 

Each year there are 6 Champions – both Men and Women in each of Slalom, Jump and Trick.

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Pro events

The world's finest water skiers compete across the globe for wins, podiums and points at Pro Events. These are classified with a star rating.

The greater the number of stars, the more points on offer for skiers.

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Pro points

Pro Points are awarded to skiers based on their competitive placement at Pro Events. Each skier’s Pro Point total determines their position on the Tour Leaderboard.

Not all Pro Points contribute; only the best few results of each skier count towards their Pro Point total.

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The details

Pro Waterski Events

A Pro Waterski Event represents the top standard of competitive water skiing: where the best skiers around compete for wins, podiums and points in the disciplines of slalom, jump and trick. Professional water skiers travel around the world to compete in such events. For 2021 the season starts in May and ends in November.

 

Click here for the 2021 Pro Waterski Event schedule.

Event Format

Not all Pro Waterski Events use the same method, or format, to determine competitive placement. There are 3 formats used in Pro Events.

PRO points

Pro Points are awarded to skiers based on their competitive placement at Pro Events. Each Pro Event has a Star rating that determines how many points are on offer for each placement.

PRO points Table

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The total of each skier’s Pro Points is used to determine their position on the Tour Leaderboard.

Not all Pro Points contribute; only the best few results of each skier count towards their Pro Point total. The number of Pro Events that contribute Pro Points to each skier’s total is determined by the total number of Pro Events scheduled on the day the season starts.

If a skier is awarded Pro Points below the level of their worst contributing result the points are not used at all.

For the 2021 season: 

  • Men Slalom: 

  • Women Slalom:

  • Men Jump:

  • Women Jump:

  • Men Tricks:

  • Women Tricks:

Waterski Pro Tour Leaderboard

The Tour Leaderboard for each discipline is updated after each Pro Event to reflect the changes in each skier’s point total, based on the latest results.

At the end of the season, each skier’s position on the Tour Leaderboard determines their final placement. The skier at the top is crowned Waterski Pro Tour Champion.

There are Tour Leaderboards for Men and Women in Slalom, Jump and Tricks.