Water Bugs Successfully Represent the US in China!
The Muskego Water Bugs, celebrating our 50th
Anniversary season, concluded its most successful season to date by
spending ten days in
The team consisted of fourteen Water Bugs and
three experienced professionals from
The trip began very precariously when the middle leg of our flight was cancelled and the team was forced to divide into three groups, which convened as a team at about three in the morning, just six hours prior to the opening ceremonies and our first competition. However, once we got to the initial site, Dongguan, and it proved to be one of the best show ski sites in the world, we had little problem generating the energy needed to compete. Performing four times in two days and coming up four points short of a victory, the Water Bugs were awarded the best male skier – Terry Roslawski and the most original act after Jeremy and Geoff pulled off the back breaker (a back barefooter towing a two ski gainer over the ramp).
The Chinese team provided strong
competition with a consistent jump team and a female back barefooter.
Mad City, who claims to have originated the one act show,
should be proud to know that
The second location was outside of
The water skiing proved to be fun and exciting, but the real reward was forming new domestic friendships and warning more about China first hand from our new found friends from China. We will all cherish this opportunity for a life time. Gan Bei everyone!