About Ann

Ann O’Brine-Satterfield

  • 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’s vision reaches far beyond her own personal interests. She is as devoted to promoting public awareness about disabled athletes as she is to helping integrate them into the mainstream. Her purpose is to promote sports and recreation for people with disabilities through adaptive water skiing.