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Rockhampton water skiers learn off best in the barefoot game

Peter Smith shows off his new barefoot skiing skills. Photo: Contributed.
Peter Smith shows off his new barefoot skiing skills. Photo: Contributed. Contributed

WATERSKIING: Rockhampton water skier Peter Smith can proudly say he learnt the art of barefoot skiing from the one of very best at the sport.

The Rockhampton Water Ski Club recently hosted international barefoot competitor Brendan Paige, who was conducting barefoot clinics throughout Queensland.

Paige, from the Gold Coast, was part of the world gold medal winning open team at the 2012 Barefoot World Championships in Texas, USA, and he was fifth overall in the open men.

He has a long list of accolades to his name and after turning professional at 17, Paige has spent the last three years pushing boundaries in the sport and coaching the sport he loves, spending six months of the year in Australia and six months in the USA.

Read more in Thursday's Morning Bulletin.

Rockhampton Water Ski Club
Open days are staged every Sunday - everyone welcome, it does not matter what level you are.

Club is situated at Ski Gardens Road, on the Fitzroy River.

For more information, see website http://rockhamptonwaterski.org.au/.
 




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