During the long-board surfing craze at Cypress Gardens everyone…

During the long-board surfing craze at Cypress Gardens everyone wanted in on the action, even Miss America Vonda Kay Van Dyke took a ride on a board when she visited. A little coaching from Dick Scotter and she was ready to “hang 10” in no time. #wakesurfing #hangten #waterskiing #waterski #inlandsurfing #Lifeonthewater #showskilife #missamerica #classicphotography (at Cypress Gardens, Florida)

A big shout-out today to @wintersportspx and all your great…

A big shout-out today to @wintersportspx and all your great photos, from the other side of winter… 🙂 #cypressgardens #waterski #waterskiing #showskiing #sunnyflorida #classicphotogrraphy #lifeonthewater #jantzen #showskilife (at Cypress Gardens, Florida)

Early “strap” doubles were often variations of the…

Early “strap” doubles were often variations of the trio and and “handle” or conventional doubles. Paul Merrill & Nancy Lynd, Kevin Guenther & Michelle Neighbor. Costumes by Donnie Terrell. #waterskiing #waterski #waterskidoubles #showskiing #lifeonthewater #showskilife #strapdoubles #conventionaldoubles #cypressgardens #nationalchampion (at Cypress Gardens, Winter Haven, Florida)

Happy Birthday to the Beautiful Cypress Gardens skier, Velaina…

Happy Birthday to the Beautiful Cypress Gardens skier, Velaina Koren. She couldn’t swim when she auditioned but in short order she learned to tread water with the best of us and quickly became as comfortable on top of the pyramids as she did on her swivel ski – on either foot. #waterskiing #waterski #swivelski #swivelskiing #lifeonthewater #classicphotography #waterskilife (at Cypress Gardens, Florida)

An iconic Cypress Gardens Halloween shot worth reposting. …

An iconic Cypress Gardens Halloween shot worth reposting. Alfredo Mendoza flying his broom as the “Wicked Witch of the East,” (East lake Eloise that is). #waterskiing #showskiing #waterskishows #waterski #Halloween #lifeonthewater #classicphotography (at Cypress Gardens, Winter Haven, Florida)