2000 Eastern Region Junior Development Teams


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Last Update 01/16/2000
B1
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Kenny Norman Kenny Norman....B1
My name is Kenny Norman and I am nine years old. I am a nationally ranked EP skier. This will be my second year in Boys one and in the Junior Development Program. This is also my second year qualifying for the Nationals. I practice with my Dad at Witchduck Lake in VA Beach or Lake Joyce in our back yard. I am in the third grade at St. Gregory School. I also enjoy playing soccer, roller skating, folfing, tennis and riding my bike.

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Keith Corkery Keith Corkery....B2
My name is Keith and I am eleven years old. I attend Academy of Our Lady in Glen Rock, New Jersey, and am in fifth grade. I ski with Twin Lakes Waterski Park, Monroe, NY. In 1999, I skied in the Eastern Regionals and slalomed and tricked at Nationals. During off-season I play soccer and snow ski, but I enjoy waterskiing the best, because I can be with my family all day each weekend.

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Eddie Wiley Eddie Wiley....B2
I am 11 years old and in fifth grade as Washington School in Wyckoff, NJ. I train at Twin Lakes Waterski Park in Monroe, NY. I also enjoy soccer, lacrosse, and snow ski racing. I have slalomed in the Nationals for the last two years.

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Chris Driggers Chris Driggers....B2
This will be Chris' first year competing in Boys 2 division. Last year he won the VA State Championships for the second year in a row. He also placed first in slalom and second overall at the Eastern Regionals. This was his second year plaicing second overall at the regionals. This year he will be competing directly against his brother Jason, who is also in Boys 2. That should be fun!

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Jason Driggers Jason Driggers....B2
Jason will be competing for his last year in the Boys 2 division this year. Last year he won the VA State championships for the first time as a Boys 2 skier. He also placed fourth overall at the Eastern Regionals by recording his personal best trick run. This year he looks forward to skiing more tournaments and competing agains his younger brother, Chris.

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Brock Hazen Brock Hazen....B2
I am a rising seventh grader at N. River Middle School near Fredericksburg. The transition from boys 1 to boys 2 was difficult, but I still made it to Nationals in 1999. I am a slalom specialist, but I also ski for the Fawn Lake Ski Club in our ski shows. Soccer, basketball and swimming are also sports I play. Wakboarding has also caught my interest! Thanks to Junior Development for the excellent coaching. I look forward to more clinics in 2000.

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Prescott Fulton Prescott Fulton....B2
Hi. I'm Prescott Fulton and I'm 10 years old. I live in Litchfield, CT and I train in Avon, CT. I go to Rumsey Hall School in Washington, CT. I am in boys 2. I do slalom and jump. My personal best in slalom is 3@15 off, 34 mph and my personal best in jump is 62 feet. I set the CT State recod in Boys 1 with 1 1/2 @22 off. My coaches are my Dad, my brother, and Mr. Hinman, who is now a level 3 coach. Other sports that I play besides water skiing are football, snow skiing and baseball.

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Jonathan Paulovich Jonathan Paulovich....B2
Just call me Jon Jon! I am a 10 year old fifth grade student at Marshall Hill School in West Milford, NJ. In 1999, I placed third in slalom, eighth in tricks and fourth overall in boys 1 at the Water Ski Nationals in Bakersfield, CA I ski with the Twin Lakes Water Ski Club in Monroe, NY and was coached this year by Ryan Wynne. In the off season, I play soccer, basketball, baseball and snow ski race as a J-V for the NJ State TEam at Hidden Valley in Vernon, NJ. My goal for 2000 is ot qualify in three events in Boys 2 at the US Nationals in Bakersfield, CA.

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Jason Roe Jason Roe....B2
I am eleven years old and attend Marshall Hill School where I'm in fifth grade. I ski at Twin Lakes and Greenwood Lake in Monroe, NY. My best slalom performance is 4@26mph long line. I also like to snow ski, wakeboard, and play the piano, guitar and trumpet.

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Markus Loeffler Markus Loeffler....B2
I am a seventh grade honor student at Wamogo Middle School in Morris, Connecticut. I have been competitively water-skiing since age eight. In the 1999 season, I won the Connecticut State Chmpionships in all three events. I was first in trick, second in jump and third overall at the Regionals. In the off season, I play lacross and soccer. I also compete in alpine ski racing with the Okemo Ski Team in Vermont. The year 2000 will be my last year in Boys 2.

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Paul Beaudoin Paul Beaudoin....B3
Paul, age 15, is a freshman at Sanford High School in Maine. He has been skiing competitively for 9 years in State, Regional, and National tournaments. Paul is a Maine State Champion in slalom, trick, and jump. He was second overall at the 1999 Eastern Regionals at Twin Lakes in Monroe, NY. Paul is a member of the Square Pond Water Ski Club. Paul plays soccer and basketball for Sanford High. He is also an avid snow skier.

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Chris Duckworth Chris Duckworth....B3
I'm Chris Duckworth, age 14, from Clarks Summit, PA. I'm a freshman at Abington Heights High School where I'm a member of the Junoir High Track and Field Team and the snow skiing club. I started competing in August 1998 and just finished my first year in Boys 3. Regionally, I placed fourth and competed at Nationals. My goals for 2000 are to improve my performance at Nationals and to begin competing in trick skiing. Other interests include wakeboarding, snow boarding, skate boarding and football. Someday I would like to become an orthodonist. Special thanks to my Dad, Dr. John Peters, Atty. William Peters and Dr. Harry Schmaltz for all their time and encouragement.

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Harry Fulton Harry Fulton....B3
Hi, my name is Harry Fulton. I am 13 years old and a student at Rumsey Hall School in Washington, CT. Last year in boys 2, I got first place in slalom and jump at the regional championships and at the nationals I got first in jump and fourth in slalom. My best performance in slalom was 4@ 32off and 111feet in jump. Next year in boys 3, I hope to jump 150 feet and slalom 3@35off. I would also like to give special thanks to Dana, Tom Hinman and Jena Hinman-Keller who made last year's season possible.

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Eric Greenwood Eric Greenwood....B3
Eric, 14, from Lake Ariel, PA is an honor roll student in the ninth grade. He has been a junior team member for five years and has skied in two Nationals and five Regionals. In the off season, Eric enjoys mountain biking and snow skiing. Eric skis with the Hemlock Hollow Ski Club. Eric has full product sponsorship with Correct Craft, Connelly, Ski Warm and Proline Ropes. Eric would like to thank Don Henderson and the Belucci Family for their support.

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Tom Henderson Tom Henderson....B3
Hi, my name is Tom Henderson. I am a 16 year old junior at Wareham High School. This past year was my most successful year ever. I became the MA State slalom champion for the fifth consecutive time. Then I placed first at the Regionals in slalom. Next at the Nationals, I placed 13th in slalom. I would like to thank my parents, my Aunt Sue and Uncle Chuck, Steve Vieres and everyone involved with the junior development program. I would also like to thank my sponsor, Iconn and Wet Tech.

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Corey Humburg Corey Humburg....B3
I am thirteen years old and ski at Bear Lake Ski Club and Lake Gaston. I attend St. Andrew Apostle School where I am in the eighth grade. My personal best this year in slalom was 3@28off 36mph

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Kent Kulick Kent Kulick....B3
I am 13 years old and am in the eighth grade at the Fredericksburg Christian School. I ski at Lake of the Woods ski Club. My best slalom performance is 4@32mph and my best jump is 69 feet. I also play golf, soccer and I like to fish and snow ski.

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Chris Lavigne Chris Lavigne....B3
My name is Chris Lavigne. I live in Coventry, RI and I'm a sophomore at LaSalle Academy in Providence. Last year I wasn't able to ski because of a back injury, but this year I plan to get back onto the water and make up for lost time. Off the water, I snow ski, play volleyball, and play on my computer. I am looking forward to another great year with the Avon Old Farms Ski Club.

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Daniel Arnberg Daniel Arnberg....B3
Hi. My name is Daniel Arnberg. I am 16 and this will be my last season in Boys 3. Last season I skied rather well with a personal best of 4@ 32off. Unfortunately I failed to qualify for the Nationals. This year I plan to ski hard and get my two EPs to qualify for the Nationals. I would like to thank my Mom and Dad also Mark Smith and the SCRA Ski C;lub. I wish all the luck to the skiers this year.

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Steven Arnberg Steven Arnberg....B3
Hi. My name is Steven Arnberg. I am thirteen. I ski with the SCRA Ski Club in Charlton, MA. Last year was my final year in Boys 2. I had a lot of fun. I qualified and skied at the Nationals and placed 9th overall. Next year I plan to improve more, and again qualify for the Nationals.

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Taylor Adams Taylor Adams....G1
Taylor is 8 years old and in third grade at Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School. She skis at Twin Lakes and competed in her first Regionals last year. She hopes to qualify for Nationals this coming year.

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Elizabeth Brooks Elizabeth Brooks....G1
My name is Elizabeth Brooks and I'm 9 years old. I'm in the fourth grade at Heritage School in Charlton, MA. This was my first year competing in the Regionals. David White taught me how to ski when I was 3 years old and the Smith Family encouraged me to compete. I also like to wakeboard, play soccer and basketball. My goal is to do better next year in slalom and I would like to trick ski next year.

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Alexandra Lauretano Alexandra Lauretano....G2
Hi, my name is Alex Lauretano. I'm 12 years old and live in Morris CT. I am in 6th grade at the Litchfield Montessori. I am a three event girls II skier and ski at Avon Old Farms in Avon CT. I would like to thank: Cory Pickos, Jack Travers, Brenda Balldwin, Ryan Pescitt, the Hinmans and my dad for coaching me and if I forgot anyone thank you too. Last year at Regionals in trick I placed 2nd, in jump I also laced 2nd and in slalom I placed 5th and had an allaround place of second. That year I also made the Allstar team. I am also a competitive gymnast and a snow-ski racer.

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Krista Taylor Krista Taylor....G2

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Carolyn Wiley Carolyn Wiley....G2
I am 14 years old and in eighth grade at Eisenhower School in Wyckoff, NJ. I train at Twin Lakes Waterski Park in Monroe, NY. I also enjoy soccer, softball, volleyball, and snow ski racing.

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Madison Adams Madison Adams....G2
Madison is 12 years old and in the seventh grade at Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School. She is hoping to qualify for Nationals this year and enjoys swimming and horseback riding in the off season.

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Jamie Aurino Jamie Aurino....G2
Hi, my name is Jamie Aurino and I'm a sixth grader at Allegany Limestone Middle School. I have been competing for four years and train at Spencer's Ski School in Owego, NY. This was my first year in Girls 2 and I was pleased to qualify for the Nationals in both slalom and tricks. At the NY State Championships, I took first place for the fourth year in a row. I went to the Junior Development clinic in Oakham, MA and also the Eastern Regional Championships where I place fifth in slalom and third in tricks and was chosen for the Eastern Region Junior Competitive Team. During the off season, I like to snow ski race, play the piano and swim competitively.

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Jessica Balchunas Jessica Balchunas....G2
I currently live and ski in Hampton, VA. As a military family, we move around a lot and skiing has allowed me to meet a lot of good friends and have fun. I have skied competitively in Louisiana and now Virginia. I am in the fifth grade at Poquoson Elementary. My other hobbies include dance (tap and ballet) and basketball. I really enjoyed the Junior Development Camp in Sparta,VA and would like to thank all the great people who helped me there.

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Nicole Davis Nicole Davis....G2
Hi! My name is Nicole Davis and I'm in Girls 2 This is my last year since I'll be turning 13 in October and will go into Girls 3. I'm on my school's basketball team. I also snow ski and use to play fast pitch softball. I am part of the Dave's Pond Ski Club in Edinboro. My personal best in a tournament is 2@22off and currently hold the PA State Girls 2 record. I really look forward to the 2000 Regionals next year. Ski ya Later!!!

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Courtney Swift Courtney Swift....G2
Hi, My name is Courtney Swift. I am a 7th grader at Middletown Middle School. Last year I placed first in slalom, trick and jump at the Regionals, where I was honored to be accepted on to the All Star Team. I went to Nationals in California, and placed tenth in slalom, eleventh in tricks and thirteenth in jump. I was really looking forward to getting a good jump on next year because we finally got a practice site close by. But then, Hurricane Floyd came along and took my lake. I'm looking forward to an early start in the spring. I wish you all good luck in th new Millenniium, see you then.

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Abby Roarke Abby Roarke....G2
Hi. My name is Abbey Roarke. I'm ten years old and in the fifth grade. I live in West Springrfield, MA and I slalom at Avon Old Farms Ski Club. I set the MA state record in slalom for 1@15 off30mph. I'd like to say thanks to my coaches Alexandra Lauretano and the Hinman Family. This year I would like to slalom into 22 off and trick really, really well. In the off season, I enjoy snowboarding, downhill skiing and running. I ran a 5 mile road race and placed second. I would like to wish everybody a great ski season in the year 2000!

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Christine Smith Christine Smith....G2
This will be my third year of competitive skiing and last year in Girls 2. I had a lot of fun last year and hope to ski at Nationals this year. I ski with South Charlton Reservoir Association (SCRA) Water Ski Club. I enjoy skiing with my family and camping at the many tournament sites. I started trick skiing last year and Jamie Aurino was very helpful in helping me get started. I will be playing basketball this winter and can't wait to ski in the spring.

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Lisa Roarke Lisa Roarke....G2
Lisa, age 10, is a fifth grade student at St. Anthony School in Winsted, CT. She trains at Avon Old Farms Ski Club in Avon, CT. Lisa ahs been competing since age 7. She would like to thank her coaches Dana, Tom, Jena and Cathy Hinman for their support and everyone at Avon Old Farms for their help. Her personal best in practice is 2 at 28mph and her goal is to make a full pass at 28 mph. In the off season, Lisa enjoys snowboarding and racing with her friends. She also likes to snow ski and swim. Lisa's goals in water sports are: to learn how to surf and wakeboard. Lisa would also like to thank the junior development team for their help!

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Nicole Taylor Nicole Taylor....G3

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Kristen Tilton Kristen Tilton....G3
I'm Kristen Tilto from Natick, Mass. I'm a sophmore at Montrose school. I live and train on lake Cochituate with my father and sister Katie. Last year was my fourth year of slalom competition. This year I placed 8th in the Regionals. I'm 16 and my goal is to qualify for my second Nationals. In my spare time I play varsity soccer, basketball, and lacrosse. I also snowboard and snowmobile. I would like to thank my father Mike, and Nathaniel Bogan for their coaching.

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Marcie Goeden Marcie Goeden....G3
Hi, I'm Marcie Goeden. I'm 13 years old and in 8th grade at Fredericksburg Academy in Fredericksburg, VA. I live in Spotsylvania, VA where I learned to ski when I was 7. I have been competing in States, Regionals, and Nationals for 4 years. I also enjoy show skiing, swimming, snow skiing, playing soccer, field hockey, hanging out with my friends and just having fun! I'm looking forward to my first year in Girls 3.

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Natalie Hammel Natalie Hammel....G3
Hi! My name is Natalie Hammel and I attend Herndon Elementary School. I'm 14 years old and the 99 ski season was my first year in Girls III. I am a member of the US Junior Water Ski Team and the Eastern Region Trick and Jump champion. At the Nationals I placed 2nd in jump, 5th in tricks, and 5th overall. I'd like to thank the people that have helped me this year, The Travers and I.T.S.Staff, The Lohrs, The Mahans, The Halls, The rest of the Lake Holly Ski Club, Timber Lake Ski Club, and my family. In my spare time I enjoy listening to music, writing, playing on the Reston Rebels soccer team, basketball, and movies.

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Sylvana Hannouche Sylvana Hannouche....G3
Hi! My name is Sylvana Hannouche. I am 15 years old and a freshman at Tuxedo High School. I am in Girls 3. I ski on Greenwood Lake and Twin Lakes with my Dad and friends. I am currently a member of the Greenwood Lake Waterski Club. I ski at all the Greenwood Lake Tournaments and the Twin Lake Tournaments. I skied at my first 1999 Eastern Regionals held at Twin Lakes and placed fourth. I was also qualified for the Nationals. My other hobbies are barefooting, snow skiing, track, basketball, and softball. I will be looking forward for next summer to ski in the year 2000 tournaments.

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Jamie Harris Jamie Harris....G3
Jamie, 15 of Fredericksburg, VA is an honor roll student at James Monroe High School. The 1999 season was her sixth year of competition. Jamie attended the VA Eastern Regional Jr. Development Clinic in July. She skied in the VA State Games where she placed first in tricks. She also skied in Regionals and Nationals. Jamie also enjoys soccer, field hockey, horseback riding and snow skiing.

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Gigi Hazen Gigi Hazen....G3
My name is Gigi Hazen and I'm a junior at Spotsylvania High School. I compete in Girls 3 slalom and have been skiing in Nationals for six competitive years. For my school and many summer leagues, I also enjoy tennis, field hockey and swimming.

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Tracey Lamb Tracey Lamb....G3
My name is Tracey Lamb. I am currently enrolled at Central Catholic High School as a sophomore. I ski with the Lake Holly Ski Club and this coming season will be my third year in girls 3. I was fortunate enough to train in Florida during the spring with Jack Travers at his ski school. In 1999, I was a member of the 16 member US National Team. I received Virginia and Eastern Regional slalom and overall titles. I also placed third at Nationals in slalom. I would like to thank first and foremost my family along with my coaches, supporters and friends, specifically Lake Holly and Gordon Gay. A special thanks to Conrad Brothers Marine and Bullfrog Suntan Lotion, who sponsored me.

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Sara Roach Sara Roach....G3
Sara, age 16, attends the Spanish Immersion Center located at J.R. Tucker High School in Richmond, VA. In her fifth year of competition, she successfully skied in Regionals, placing second in tricks and third overall, and at Nationals, placing tenth in tricks. Sara would like to thank all the people who have encouraged her, especially her family, the Smith Moutntain Lake Water Ski Club, the Lohrs, and the staff at Bennett's Ski School.

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Krystal Say Krystal Say....G3
Hi, my name is Krystal Say. I am a sophomore at Somers High School in Somers, CT. I began skiing at age 3. I belong to the Holland Aqua Riders show ski team in Holland MA. I began jumping in 1997. In 1999 I received my expert rating jumping 62 feet and qualified for the Eastern Regionals. I also have been doing strap doubles for the last four years. I enjoy playing soccer, basketball and running track for the high school team. My goal for the year 2000 is to jump in the Nationals.

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Lauren Smith Lauren Smith....G3
This will be my third year of competitive skiing and first year in Girls 3. I got my first EP this past summer and won the Mass State in G2 slalom. I was disappointed that I did not ski well at Regionals, I had hoped to go to Nationals again. I ski with the South Charlton Reservoir Association (SCRA) Water Ski Club. This past summer I started trick skiing and hope to trick at Regionals this year. I play basketball for my school team and the town team. I enjoyed meeting and skiing with Jamie Aurino this summer, it helps to have someone to push you skiing.

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