Water Sports

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...

Swimmers ready to ‘Get Rowdy’

Held at the facility named after the man synonymous with competitive swimming in Central Florida, the Winter Haven Stingrays will host their annual “Get Rowdy” swim meet from Friday, Sept. 21 to Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Rowdy Gaines Olympic Pool, 210 Cypress Gardens...

USA Water Ski Show Team wins world title

Four of the water skiers hail from Winter Haven The USA Water Ski Show Team won its fourth consecutive world title at the 4th Show Ski World Championships, held at the Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville, Ontario, Canada, Sept. 7-9. Featuring teams from Australia, China,...