Hutch Haines to ski in the 35+ World Championships Oct 2014

Wahoo! Congratulations to Hutch Haines!! One of the 8 skiers to represent the USA in the 35+ World Championships! Check out the USA Waterski Web Site for details.

Athletes selected to the U.S. 35+ Water Ski World Championships Team were: Brenda Baldwin (Windermere, Fla.), Women 35-44; Marc Shaw (Orlando, Fla.), Men 35-44; Jeff Surdej (Wilmington, Ill.), Men 35-44; Lori Krueger (Martindale, Texas); Women 45-54; Hutch Haines (Avon, Conn.), Men 45-54; Joy Kelley (Loudon, Tenn.), Women 55-64; Janie Fausold (Pleasant Grove, Calif.), Women 55-64; and Curtis Rabe (Orlando, Fla.), Men 55-64.

Eastern Region Skiers Honored after Nationals

Please see the attched AWSA 2013 U.S. NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS PERPETUAL AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS. Several Eastern Region skiers were honored with awards including Jonathan Pullano (B2 Slalom) and Quinn Haines (B2 Trick) as most improved since last year in their divisions and Mike McNealey as the outstanding Announcer at the AWSA Nationals. Congrats to all! You can view all the Nationals results here.

Remembering Paul M. Wright

January 11, 2008

Paul M. Wright of West Roxbury, MA, passed away on Friday morning January 11, 2008. Beloved husband of Janet L. Horton. Loving father of Kathleen Trotta-Sidman and her husband Josh of Grafton, Tammy Aversano and Kim Howe both of Plymouth. Loving Papa Paul to Tyler, Rachael, Matthew, Michael, Miranda, Matt, Corina and J. D. Great grand Papa to Aidan, Drew and Sophia. Devoted brother of Ruth Peterson of Woburn. Paul is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends. Continue reading

Remembering Hilary Swaffield

Hilary Swaffield, Womens 1 skier from New Hampshire, passed away on Sept. 12. She was the daughter of Bill (Mens 5 skier and senior official) and Becky, and the sister of Willie (Mens 2 skier) and Whitney.

(copied from The Granite State News, Thursday, September 27, 2007)

Accomplished athlete, talented musician

WOLFEBORO — Hilary Rebecca Swaffield, 23, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, Sept. 12, in Wolfeboro. She was born on March 7, 1984 in Concord, the daughter of William and Rebecca (Hunt) Swaffield. Continue reading

Remembering Alan Rossi

With great sadness we inform that Alan Rossi passed away suddenly on Saturday, 4/21. Alan was a friend and mentor to many, many people in the local water-ski community and New England tournament skiing. He competed at the regional and national levels, was instrumental in Jamie Beauschesne’s career development, was the uncle of world-class skier Chris Rossi. His accomplishments and contributions go on and on… He leaves his wife Connie, daughter Angie, brother Mark, nephews Chris and Tony, and father.

Funeral service was held Wednesday, April 25th, 1:00 at the St. Johnsbury North Congregational Church located at 1325 Main Street in St. Johnsbury.

See notes from friends on Green Mountain Water Skiers website (this link added 8/10/07 and URL modified at a later date).