Water Sports

Not forgotten, Banana George lives on this weekend

WINTER HAVEN – Gone – but surely not forgotten – the spirit of longtime Polk County fixture Banana George will be on display as the 2022 Banana George Blairfoot Bananza will hit the waters of Winter Haven’s Lake Silver this weekend. Funds raised from the weekend go to...

The Quake on the Lake is back!

LAKELAND – The roar of the Orange Cup Regatta returns this weekend, Oct. 16 and 17, to Lake Hollingsworth in Lakeland. Marking its 83rd event and spanning 87 years, the fastest sport on water returns to Lakeland – albeit at the end of the American Powerboat...

Elite Cable Park opens along Lake Myrtle

Wakeboarders have returned to the rippling waters of Lake Myrtle in Auburndale. But this time, without a boat. The Elite Cable Park, part of the Auburndale Watersports Complex, opened Saturday, July 13, bringing all the action of wakeboarding, complete with ramps and...