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Karen Truelove

Vital Statistics

Birthdate: February 19, 1974

Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina

Current Residence: Winter Garden, Florida

Height: 5' 5" Weight: 138 lbs.

Occupation: Professional Water Skier

Began Skiing: Age 3

Began Competing: Age 7

Events: Slalom

Sponsors: MasterCraft, D3, Speedo, Body Glove, Masterline, Bolle/Serengeti

Hobbies: Basketball, Rollerblading, Shopping, Movies, Volleyball

Best Performance

Slalom: 5 @ 39-1/2 off

Tricks: 5,880 points

Jumping: 155 feet

Records

  • North Carolina State Girls 2 Jumping Record Holder (88 feet)
  • North Carolina State Girls 3 Slalom Record Holder (56-1/2 buoys)
  • North Carolina State Girls 3 Jumping Record Holder (104 feet)
  • North Carolina State Women 1 Slalom Record Holder (56-1/2 buoys)

Career Highlights

  • 2013 Masters - 3rd place, Women's Slalom
  • 2012 Masters - 4th place, Women's Slalom
  • 2012 Moomba Masters – 4th Place, Women's Slalom
  • 2011 Water Ski World Championships – 10th Place, Women's Slalom
  • 2011 Moomba Masters Women's Slalom Champion
  • 2010 Masters - 2nd place, Women's Slalom
  • 2010 Moomba Masters - 3rd place, Women's Slalom
  • 2009 IWSF Water Ski World Cup (Putrajaya, Malaysia) - Women's Slalom Champion
  • 2009 Pro Slalom Tour- Event Champion, Diablo Shores, Brentwood, Calif.
  • 2008 Record Roundup Pro Slalom - 3rd place Women's Slalom
  • 2008 H2Osmosis Pro Swerve Water Ski Championships - Women's Slalom Champion
  • 2008 Masters - 4th place Women's Slalom
  • 2008 Moomba Masters - 4th place Women's Slalom
  • 2007 U.S. Open Water Ski Championships - Women's Slalom Champion
  • 2007 Water Ski World Championships - Silver Medal, Women's Slalom
  • 2007 Malibu Open - 2nd Place, Women's Slalom
  • 2007 H2Osmosis Pro Swerve Slalom Championships - Women's Champion
  • 2007 Moomba Masters - Women's Slalom Champion
  • 2006 Pan American Water Ski Championships - U.S. Elite Water Ski Team Member - Gold Medalist: Team overall; Silver Medalist: Women's Slalom
  • 2006 U.S. Open Water Ski Championships - 2nd Place, Women's Slalom
  • 2006 Skyview Open - Women's Slalom Champion
  • 2006 Water Ski World Cup (Dubna, Russia) - Women's Slalom Champion
  • 2005 Water Ski World Cup (Enniskillen, Ireland) - Women's Slalom Champion
  • 2005 U.S. Open Water Ski Championships - 3rd place, Women's Slalom
  • 2005 Water Ski World Championships - Gold Medal, Team Overall; Bronze Medal, Women's Slalom
  • 2005 Kaiafas International Cup (Kaiafas, Greece) - Women's Slalom Champion
  • 2005 Malibu Open - 3rd Place Women's slalom
  • 2005 MasterCraft Pro Water Ski Championships - 2nd Place Women's slalom
  • 2005 Masters - Women's Slalom Champion
  • 2005 Orlando Boat Show Classic - Women's Slalom Champion
  • 2004 Water Ski World Cup, London, England -Women's slalom champion
  • 2004 Water Ski World Cup, Dubna, Russia - 4th place Women's slalom
  • 2004 Masters - 3rd place Women's slalom
  • 2004 Pan American Water Ski Championships - Gold Medal, Open Team Overall and Open Women's Slalom
  • 2004 Moomba Masters Women's slalom champion
  • 2003 U.S. Open Women's Slalom Champion
  • 2003 Pan American Games - Women's Slalom Chapion
  • 2003 Malibu Open Women's Slalom Champion
  • 2003 U.S. Elite & Pan American Games Water Ski Team member
  • 2003 Masters - 3rd place Women's slalom
  • 2003 Moomba Masters - 2nd place Women's slalom
  • 2002 USA Water Ski Female Athlete of the Year
  • 2002 U.S. Open Women's Slalom Champion
  • 2002 Malibu Open Women's Slalom Champion
  • 2002 Masters - 4th place Women's slalom
  • 2002 MasterCraft Pro Water Ski Championships Women's Slalom Champion
  • 2002 Moomba Masters - 1st place Women's slalom
  • 2000 U.S. National Open Women Slalom Champion - 3rd place Overall
  • 2000 Pan American Championships - gold medallist: Overall, Slalom; silver: Jumping: bronze: Tricks
  • 2000 Cafe` de Colombia World Cup Season - 3rd place Women's Slalom
  • 2000 U.S. Pro Tour Season - 4th place Women's Slalom
  • 2000 U.S. Masters - 2nd Women's Slalom
  • 1999 U.S. Nationals Open Women Slalom and Jumping Champion
  • 1999 U.S. Pan American Games - Silver and Bronze Medalist
  • 1999 U.S. Elite Team Member
  • 1998 U.S. Open Overall Champion, 3rd place Jumping, 4th place Slalom
  • 1998 U.S. Nationals Open Women Overall Champion 
  • 1998 U.S. Masters – 5th Place Slalom
  • 1997 South Central Regionals Open Women Slalom & Jump Champion
  • 1997 Nationals Open Women Slalom Champion, 3rd Place Jump & Overall, 4th Place Tricks
  • 1997 U.S. Open – 3rd Place Slalom, 10th Place Jump
  • 1996 Collegiate Worlds Slalom Champion
  • 1996 Pan American Jump & Overall Champion
  • 1996 South Central Regionals Slalom Champion
  • 1994 Collegiate Nationals Slalom Champion
  • 1994 Southern Regionals Slalom, Tricks & Overall Champion, 2nd Place Jump
  • 1994 Nationals Open Women Slalom & Overall Champion
  • 1993 Collegiate All-Stars Slalom, Tricks & Overall Champion
  • 1993 Southern Regionals Tricks & Jump Champion
  • 1992 Southern Regionals Women 1 Slalom, Jump & Overall Champion
  • 1991 Southern Regionals Girls 3 Slalom & Overall Champion
  • 1991 Nationals Girls 3 Slalom Champion
  • 1990 Southern Regionals - Girls - 1st Place Slalom, 7th Place Tricks, 2nd Place Jump & Overall
  • 1990 Pan American Junior Slalom Champion
  • 1989 "Best of the Best" Tournament Slalom Champion
  • 1989 Southern Regionals Girls Slalom, Jump & Overall Champion
  • 1989 U.S. Nationals - Girls - 3rd Place Slalom, 2nd Place Jump, 5th Place Tricks
  • 1989 Jr. Can/Am Challenge (Sherbrooke, Canada) Silver Medalist
  • 1988 Southern Regionals - Girls - 2nd Place Overall
  • 1988 Nationals - Girls - 3rd Place Tricks, 2nd Place Slalom, Jump & Overall
  • 1987 N.C. State Jr. Girls Overall Champion
  • 1987 Southern Regionals Jr. Girls Overall Champion
  • 1987 Nationals Jr. Girls Overall Champion
  • 1986 N.C. State Jr. Girls Overall Champion
  • 1985 Nationals - Jr. Girls - 2nd Place Overall