When you think of water skiing, do you think of a lazy afternoon at the lake — a boat pulling a skier behind it? Well, think again! Meet Danyelle Bennet, a 15-year old water skiing sensation from Zachary, Louisiana. Taught by her father at age two, Danyelle competed in her first competition at age five. "I slalomed in my first competition — everyone else was on one ski and I had to use two skis, I felt a little silly, but it was a good experience."
Danyelle has come a long way since her days of two-ski slaloming. She most recently won the Rolex Jr. Masters in Pine Mountain, Georgia. She was among the top five juniors in the World to be invited, and, oh, did we mention she was the youngest? She also traveled to Australia for three weeks to compete.
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