The Barefoot Competitor


When Judy Myers was 53, some friends dared her to try something new — barefoot water skiing. She was terrified, but couldn’t turn down a dare!

She swallowed her fear (and a bit of lake water) and gave it a try! That was 15 years ago. Today she is oldest female competitive barefoot water skier in the country.

Judy shows off moves that put younger competitors to shame and explains what it was like when she learned she’d inspired a woman who lost her hearing to the sport to get back on the water again.

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