Kris LaPoint

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Kris LaPoint
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Personal Information
Birth (1953-01-23) January 23, 1953 (age 61)
Castro Valley, California
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 232 lb (105 kg)
Nationality  United States
Wife Jennifer Leachman
Children Unknown
Residence DeLeon Springs, Florida
College University of Southern California (four years)
Career
Turned Pro  ?
Current tour Retired (joined 1954)
Professional wins 43 (IWSF Tour: 37, other individual: 6)
Major Championship Wins (?)
Masters (7) 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1977
U.S. Open (2) ?, ?
Moomba Masters Australia (3) ?, ?, ?
IWSF World Championship (5) 1977, 1979, 1983, 1985, 1987
Awards listed here

Kris LaPoint (b. 23 January 1953 in Castro Valley, California) is an American water skier and 9 time National Slalom Champion. He is the older brother of former world champion Bob LaPoint.

Tournament results[edit]

  • Nine-time National Slalom Champion
  • Seven-time U.S. Masters Slalom Champion
  • 1997 Pro Tour – 6th Place Slalom Overall for the Year
  • 1996 Pro Tour – 5th Place Slalom Overall for the Year
  • 1992 Pro Tour Slalom Champion, San Diego (Oldest man to win a pro tour stop)
  • 1992 Pro Tour – 3rd Place Slalom Overall
  • 1992 U.S. Open – 5th Place Slalom
  • 1991 U.S. Open – 9th Place Slalom
  • 1990 U.S. Open – 2nd Place Slalom
  • 1987 Coors Light Water Ski Tour Slalom Champion, St. Paul, MN
  • 1979 World Slalom Championship - 2nd Place (score: 2/11.25m 58 km/h (brother Bob LaPoint wins)

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