The 2010 Pan American Water Ski Championships will be held Monday through Sunday in San Bernardo, Chile. Six U.S. teams – Elite, 17 to 20, Junior, Under 13, Veteran 1 and Veteran 2 – are competing in the biennial event.
Members of the U.S. Elite Team are: Rhoni Barton-Bischoff (Orlando, Fla.), Danyelle Bennett (Zachary, La.), Caroline Hensley (Hixson, Tenn.), Regina Jaquess (Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.), Freddy Krueger (Winter Garden, Fla.) and Jon Travers (Groveland, Fla.).
Members of the U.S. Under 21 Team are: Storm Selsor (Fremont, Calif.), Keri McClure (Van Wert, Ohio), Steven Brooks (Canyon Lake, Calif.) and Brittany Greenwood (Little Rock, Ark.).
Members of the U.S. Junior Team are: Erika Lang (Gilbert, Ariz.), Kevin Malak (Justin, Texas), Haywood McDonald (Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.) and Lauren Morgan (Odessa, Fla.).
Members of the U.S. Under 13 Team are: Julianna Boskus (Elkins, Ark.), Taylor Garcia (Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.), Nicholas Lang (Gilbert, Ariz.) and Grace "Kat" Warner (Dallas, Texas).
Members of the U.S. Veteran 1 Team (ages 35-44) are: Forest Fisher (Stevenson Ranch, Calif.), Sandy Knight (Lake St. Louis, Mo.), Tony Knight (Lake Saint Louis, Mo.), and Marc Shaw (Orlando, Fla.).
Members of the U.S. Veteran 2 Team (ages 45 and over) are: Beverly Abbott (Santa Fe, Texas), Janie Fausold (Pleasant Grove, Calif.), Connie Morris (San Diego, Calif.) and Mitch Grau (Carrollton, Texas).
Lori Krueger (Santa Fe, Texas) and Jeff Surdej (Wilmington, Ill.) are the coaches; Jim Grew (Winter Haven, Fla.) is the team manager; Surdej also will serve as assistant manager; and Dr. Marc Aiken (Johnson City, Tenn.) is the team physician.