Name: Carter Lucas
Date of Birth: September 2nd, 2002
Division: U21 Men
Photos courtesy of: @Crowderphoto
Home training site: Saskatoon Water Ski Club, ULM Bayou - Home of the Warhawks
Competition Plans: I intend to compete in slalom, Jump and Trick in summer 2023 and return to collegiate in the fall. I am currently in Florida training for the U21 World Waterski Championships.
Training Plans: I just completed my third year of study and ski in Louisiana for ULM which enables me to train almost year round. Once I return to Canada I intend on skiing in July through early August at the Saskatoon Water Ski club and at Wakaw Lake with my family. I also train in Florida with Jarett Llewellyn and Cole Grant in February to get ready for the competition season.
Goals for 2023: Trick; 6,000 points, Slalom; run 11m at 58kph, Jump over 60 meters.
Personal Bests (WRL / CRC Tournaments): Trick: 5,700 pts, 87.5 buoys (1.5 @ 11.25m – 58kph), 57.9m (190 feet) in jump.
Accomplishments: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019 Canadian National Champion (Overall). 2019 U17 Jump Champion.
2014 member of the U13 Can Am Team (St. Louis, Jerseyville) and 2016 U14 Can AM Team (Shalom Park, Edmonton), 2017, 2018, 2019 U17 Can Am Team Member (Jerseyville, ILL). Member of U17 Team Canada, 12th overall placement at Jr. World Championships (2018). 2018 Pan Am Bronze Medalist, U17 Team Canada Chile. Member of Team Canada (silver medalist) at the U21 World Championships and U21 Pan Am Team (injured). 2021 recipient of the Manoo & Jean Gurjar National Scholarship and the 2020, 2021 & 2022 WSWS Legacy Scholarship.
Competitions planned for 2023: I plan on participating in the Westerns and the Canadian National Championships. I was just recently named to the 2023 U21 Worlds Team.
In the offseason I play hockey, snowboard, do dryland work-outs at College and at Ignite with Jordan and his team.