Carroll leaps to US Open victory

VIS water skiing sensation Jacinta Carroll won the 22nd US Open in Orlando over the weekend.

In changeable conditions, the VIS athlete posted a jump of 175ft to secure the victory ahead of USA athlete Regina Jacquess (171ft).

Jacinta will be looking to record her 25th consecutive win at the 2015 World Championships in Chapala Mexico in 3 weeks’ time.

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