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Vagabond Park, Inc.
Proudly Presents
The 2014 Badwater Ski-Ters Waterski Show

VAGABOND PARK on the MENOMINEE RIVER
SPREAD EAGLE, WISCONSIN.

Celebrating 53 Years of Family Oriented Water Ski Entertainment
5 miles west of Iron Mountain Michigan, just off Highway US-2
See you
at Vagabond Park!
Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy an exciting evening at Vagabond Park

Badwater Ski-Ters Water Ski Shows
Rain or Shine...Every Wednesday and Sunday Summer Night at 6 p.m. (central time)
on the Badwaters of the Menominee River in Spread Eagle, Wisconsin
Watch for our sign 1/2 mile past the bridge over the Menominee River
Come out for a pleasant evening and enjoy a great water skiing show.

2014 Badwater Ski-Ters Water Ski Shows
Check our Show Schedule for time and dates.

Badwater Ski-Ters Ballet Line

Badwater Ski-Ters Water Ski Show at the Escanaba Sesquicentennial Celebration, July 2013

Ski-Ter News

* * * 2014 WISCONSIN STATE WATER SKI SHOW TOURNAMENT * * *
Wisconsin Rapids on July 17, 2014
The Badwater Ski-Ters Jump Team took 2nd place
Jump Teams from both Division I and Division II competed in this event.

CHEERS for the Jumpers!

The BADWATER SKI-TERS SHOW TEAM took 3rd Place
in the Wisconsin State Show Ski Tournament in Wisconsin Rapids on July 17-21, 2014.
This is the largest water ski show tournament in the world.
There were 9 teams competing in Division II.
The Badwater Ski-Ters took first place for the Team Jump Event
and the High Individual Club Act. . . . The Park Rangers Comedy Act
Congratulations to the entire team for an amazing performance!

BADWATER SKI-TER NEWS
Badwater Ski-ters Jump Team is at Nationals
August 8, 2014, at Janesville, Wisconsin
Unfortunately, there were a few falls, but we have an amazing Jump Team!

Freestyle Individual Jumping
John Kriegl took 4th Place
Congratulations to theBadwater Ski-Ters Jump Team!

Bridgefest 2010

Portage lift bridge water skiing


The Badwater Ski-Ters All Girl Pyramid skiing under the
Portage Lift Bridge connecting Houghton and Hancock, Mchigan.
The lift bridge will rise 100' for boat passages and is the largest and heaviest
double deck vertical lift bridge in the world.
Way to go Girls!

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Enjoy Funny Ski-ters Clips
Funny moments taken from the Badwater Ski-ters performances 2003-2010

www.youtube.com/watch?v=qR3GI14DD0Y

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Jump Team Takes 2009 National Championship!
Badwater Ski-Ters Jump Team takes 1st Place
at the 35th Division I Show Ski National Championship Tournament
The jumpers impressed the judges with their daring tricks including
The Widow Maker (a back gainer over a front flip), the Devil's Weave, Gainers,
Flips, and the Pinwheel (a little bit of everything).
Badwater Ski-Ters 2009 National Champion Jump Team
Members: Eric Berglund, John Kriegl, Adam Michaud, Brett Michaud, Andy Ross, & Dan Shaughnessy
Boat Drivers: Jim Martin & Joe Kriegl. Spotters: Nicole Martin & Mark Schinderle
Announcer: Kevin Richtig

Yes, they really do land on their skis and ski away!

 See the Badwater Ski-Ters Water Ski Show and watch the finest jumping in the country.


Swivel Line
2013 Ballet Line
Joe and Jordan
Strap Doubles and a Trio

2014 Badwater Ski-Ters Water Ski Shows
Wednesday & Sunday Nights at 6:00 pm (cst)
Wednesday Shows, June 11th through August76th
Sunday Shows from June 15th through August 31st
Check our Show Schedule for times and dates.


Special Show:
Friday, July 4th at 2:00
Sunday, August 31st at 2:00 p.m.
Come out and spend a delightful afternoon on the shores of Badwater Lake
and enjoy the Badwater Ski-Ters Water Ski Show

 2014 Badwater Ski-ters Waterski Show Schedule

Always Fun! Always Free!
All shows are central time

Click Here to view a video of the Badwater Ski-Ters 2008 Night Show


 
2006 Badwater Ski-Ters Final Pyramid
Bottom Tier: Brent Larson, Joe Kriegl, John Kriegl, Tim Nelson, Brian Lequia, Josh Short
Second Tier: Nicole Martin, Erica Sleik, Beth Zaio
Third Tier: Jamie Roberts, Kristie Unger
Top Tier: Vita Hill

Cowboys Homer and Junior are on their way to California in their unusual covered wagon.
Somehow they took a wrong turn and ended up in the great Midwest on the Menominee River
instead of the wild west of California.


Come out and watch the show and see what those two are up to this year.

 BADWATER SKI-TERS INVITED TO CHINA 

Members of the Badwater Ski-Ters have been invited by the Chinese Water Ski Association to participate in the 2006 Sino American Water Ski Shows in China. Skiers Jen Nelson, Nicole Martin, Halee Martin, Joe Kriegl, John Kriegl, and Brent Larson, Announcer Jeneen Martin and Driver Jim Martin will travel as guests of the Chinese Water Ski Association to Beijing on April 27 and return to the States on May 12. 

The trip is fully funded by the Chinese Water Ski Association. 
The team, along with skiers from the Wisconsin Rapids Aqua Skiers, will be performing 4 shows in Liaocheng City and 4 shows in Najing. 
 
Click here for more information and photos from China.
 
In addition the team will participate in training days with the Chinese National Show Ski Team and be treated to sightseeing excursions in Beijing and Shanghai. 
 

 

2010 Badwater Ski-Ters 4-tier All Girl Pyramid

Badwater Ski-Ters all girl pyramid

The Badwater Ski-Ters present shows Wednesday and Sunday Nights at Vagabond Park in Spread Eagle, Wis.
The shows are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Admission is free.

Shows Wednesday Nights at 6:00 Central Time through August 7th
Shows Sunday Night at 6:00 through August 25th
Special Night Shows Saturday July 27th at 9 pm, central time
Celebrate the 4th of July weekend with the Badwater Ski-Ters.
Water Ski Shows July 4th at 2:00 in the afternoon

Special Show Labor Day Weekend
Sunday, August 31st at 2:00 in the afternoon


 
nicole
nicole2
Nicole doing a flying dock start back barefoot

 Come see some of the best water skiers in Northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Our exciting Water Ski Show is presented every Wednesday and Sunday at 6:00 p.m. CDT.

The Badwater Ski-Ters present a free, wholesome hour and a half show throughout the entire summer season.

Don't miss our Night Shows presented Saturday, July 26th at 9pm.
Come out and enjoy Water Skiing Under the Stars, a unique night skiing spectacular
and have a wonderful evening.

 The Badwater Ski-Ters Water Ski Show is located just 5 miles west of Iron Mountain, Michigan
on Highway US 2 & 141. Watch for the signs.

2009 Ballet Line
Staggered Swivel Line

Refreshments are available at the concession stand.
Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy a wonderful water ski show.

Watch the exciting barefoot line, thrilling jumping, trick skiing, swivel skiing, deep water barefoot, wakeboarding, ballet line, Eric on the fantastic Sky-Ski, strap doubles, the breathtaking pyramid, plus many more acts designed for your enjoyment. Enjoy our WIP Show where the new skiers present their acts.

You will laugh out loud at the hilarious antics of our "Park Rangers" JUNIOR and HOMER who take care of Vagabond Park.

Check the skies overhead and you may see a bald eagle searching for his dinner in Badwater Lake.

Over the years many Ski-ter Alumni have become professional water skiers.

Our Concession Stand serves soft drinks, candy, chips, and ice cream novelties.
Enjoy a bag of fresh popcorn popped on our new popcorn machine.

Bring the Whole Family ! No admission charge

New members and volunteers of all ages are always welcome.

The Badwater Ski-Ters are a non-profit organization staffed by volunteers.

Dan Shaughnessy Back Gainer

 2014 Badwater Ski-ters Waterski Show Schedule

Always Fun! Always Free!

IT'S CRAZY!

IT'S FUN!

BE THERE!

For information on Badwater Ski-Ters please e-mail us at: skiters@charter..net
please remove the extra "." in charter..net for the e-mail address to work properly.

Badwater Ski-Ters
P.O. Box 22
Iron Mountain, MI 49801
back gainer jump at ski-ters waterski show

Staying in the Iron Mountain Area?
Woodlands Motel, N3957 US-2, on the northside of Iron Mountain at the junction of US-2 and M-95. Phone: 906-774-6106

Lake Mary Resort, 461 Lake Mary Road, Crystal Falls, Ml 49920 Phone (906) 396-7840. Waterfront housekeeping cabins on beautiful Lake Mary near Crystal Falls, MI. Boat included.

Member of the Tourism Association of the Dickinson County Area

Homer and Junior Welcome you to the Badwater Ski-Ters Water Ski Show


April 16, 2009
Halee Proclaims Summer is Here
Badwater Lake (Menominee River) in Spread Eagle Wisconsin.
Air 70º Water 52º and some serious floating ice.

All Girls Pyramid skiing under the Portage Lift Bridge

Enjoy a Taste of Summer!
Click Here for a You Tube Video of a Badwater Ski-Ters 2011 Night Show

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ESCANABA SHOW
The Badwater Ski-ters will present two water ski shows in Escanaba.
We s will be skiing in the bay by the Sand Point Lighthouse.
 

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