Polk City, FL (PRWEB) March 19, 2014
The USA Water Ski Foundation (USA-WSF) is proud to announce Nautique, whose boats helped write the history of American water skiing and wakeboarding, will be the presenting sponsor of the 2014 USA Water Ski Foundation Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies on April 12th at Fantasy of Flight in Polk City, Fla.
As the highest honor for all participants of towed water sports, the prestigious Water Ski Hall of Fame attracts the most influential names within the sport and is a symbol of the significant contributions made by the honorees to the sport, business and lifestyle of all towed water sports.
“Our Nautique team is honored to support the Waterski Hall of Fame weekend,” stated Nautique CEO/President Bill Yeargin. “The past, present and future Hall of Fame inductees have dedicated their life to growing watersports and we are thankful for their passion,” added Yeargin.
This year all-time show ski great and five-time U.S. National Swivel Champion Cheryl Orloff will be the 67th inductee into the Water Ski Hall of Fame. Award of Distinction Honorees include Mike Botti, Danny Churchill, Dave Goode, Charlotte Melchers and Sherm Schraft.
"We are proud to have Nautique as our presenting sponsor,” says USA-WSF Executive Director Tracy Mattes. “The Nautique brand continues to innovate on the cutting edge of the future and at the same time honors the achievements of our past champions and legends.”
Nautique Boat Company, Inc. manufactures world class water ski and wake-sports boats available worldwide. Nautique is known for delivering high quality products, innovative technology and exceptional customer service experiences. Recently there have been 15 world records set behind the Nautique 200.
About the USA Water Ski Foundation Hall of Fame
The USA Water Ski Foundation Hall of Fame was established in 1982 to celebrate the achievements of America's premier water ski and towed water sport athletes, pioneers, innovators and officials whose dedication and competitive achievements have brought lasting fame to the sport. The first Water Ski Hall of Fame class was inducted in 1982 and included icons such as Ralph Samuelson, Richard Pope Sr., Willa Cook, Chuck Sterns, Charles R. Sligh Jr., Liz Allan Reid and Dan B. Hains. Now every year, past world class athletes, teams, coaches, veterans, industry leaders and special contributors gather to welcome the newest members of the Hall of Fame.