About Ann

Ann O’Brine-Satterfield  1949-2015

  • Winner of 6 National and 2 World Championships
  • Records formally held by Ann

        1. Slalom – July 8, 1993 – 2.5 buoys @ 52 km per hour
        2. Trick – Aug. 21, 1994 – 760 points
        3. Jump – June 26, 1994 – 14.6 meters

  • American Water Ski Education Foundation 2005 – Award of Distinction
  • Florida Water Ski Federation – Hall of Fame
  • The United States Olympic Committee – Athlete of the Month
  • Recipient of the 2009 Phil Martin Award presented by the Water Skiers with Disabilities Association Southern Region
  • 2009’s Health Advocate Hero of the year presented by Bay News 9
  • 2012 Active Leisure for Life Award presented by the Florida Disabled Outdoors Association
  • Now teaching others to live again

Ann  founded UCanSki2 over 25 years ago with the hopes of reaching those that could benefit from programs like hers, that teach others how to live again through the sport of water skiing. She was as devoted to promoting public awareness about the disabled athletes as she was in helping integrate them into the mainstream by promoting sports and recreation for people with disabilities

  • About Ann
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