It was a momentous season for the team training at the Utah Olympic Park in Park City, Utah, USA, with Renee McElduff performing her first doubles and Danielle Scott making a solid return to the ramps after a knee reconstruction earlier in the year. David Morris bagged his first Lay-Double full- Double full and Samantha Wells her first double twisting doubles. Rookie jumpers Yves Berryman and Tayla Dinuccio from the VIS Aerial Skiing program tested the ranks with gusto performing their first singles on water this season and Laura Peel performed her first triple twisting doubles to make her mark finishing second in the FIS Water Ramp competition.
The AIS/VIS Aerial Skiing team is excited to have welcomed a new sponsor this season- Zimmer- world leaders in orthopedics. Be sure to keep your eye out for their patch appearing on the Aerial uniforms and check out their Australian website at www.zimmer.com.au
It was a slightly bitter sweet ending to the summer season this year with the team bidding farewell to the familiar overseas training facility and friends in Utah, USA, with great excitement and anticipation for both the coming winter season and the opportunity to train on home soil at the Australian water ramp facility, currently under construction in Queensland! There is no doubt that the future is looking bright as ever for the AIS/VIS Aerial Skiing Program.
Article written by AIS Aerial Skiing athlete - Samantha Wells