Water ski and night jump returns


From staff reports

Saturday, June 17, 2017

EURE — The Beaver Lake Pro Am Water Ski and Night Jump is scheduled to take place on Saturday and Sunday at Beaver Lake.

The daytime competition will be a Pro-Am format in all three events sanctioned to allow national and world records to be set while also welcoming amateur skiers.

The highlight of the weekend will start about 7 p.m. Saturday with exciting head-to-head slalom competition leading into a thrilling Night Jump event.

Beaver Lake will light up the lake to accommodate a night jumping event that is fast becoming the most exciting spectator attraction in competitive water skiing. The evening festivities will also feature barefoot and jumping exhibitions.

The Slalom, Trick and Jump competition will start at 8 a.m. Saturday and conclude by 5 p.m., allowing time to switch over to night mode and a festive atmosphere for all to enjoy opening at 6:30 p.m. There will be food and beverage concessions for the day and night events.

There will also be great DJ music playing for all to enjoy. Slalom competition will continue on Sunday starting at 8:30 a.m.

Beaver Lake is located on Highway 13/158 approximately two miles north of the Chowan River bridge.

Admission is free and swimming is allowed.

For more information, visit www.beaverlakeskiclub.com or like us on Facebook under Beaver Lake Ski Club or call 252-312-9187 for more information.