Water skiing at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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Water skiing was one of two demonstration sports at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. It was the only time that the sport was demonstrated at any Olympic Games. 35 participants from 20 countries took part in six events: slalom, figure skiing, and ski jump for each of men and women skiers. The slalom events took place on September 1 and the figure skiing and ski jump events took place on September 2.

Event results[edit]

Men's slalom[edit]

Place Name Buoys
1  Roby Zucchi (ITA) 44.0
2  Wayne Grimditch (USA) 38.5
3  Jean–Michel Jamin (FRA) 38.0
 Heikki Olamo (FIN) 38.0
5  Hans–Willi Eilermeier (FRG) 32.0
6  Karl–Heinz Benzinger (FRG) 29.5
7  Bruce Cockburn (AUS) 28.5
8  Graeme Cockburn (AUS) 28.0
9  Ricky McCormick (USA) 27.5
 Kim Reid (CAN) 27.5
 lan Walker (GBR) 27.5
12  Andres Botero (COL) 21.0
13  Pierre Clerc (SUI) 17.5
14  Pierre Plouffe (CAN) 7.5
15  Wolfgang Loscher (AUT) 6.5

Men's figure skiing[edit]

Place Name Points
1  Ricky McCormick (USA) 5340
2  Wayne Grimditch (USA) 4510
3  Karl–Heinz Benzinger (FRG) 4240
4  Bruce Cockburn (AUS) 3940
5  Graeme Cockburn (AUS) 3860
6  Max Hofer (ITA) 3850
7  Edgardo Martin (ARG) 3720
8  lan Walker (GBR) 3560
 Roby Zucchi (ITA) 3560
10  Jean Veys (BEL) 2990
11  Pierre Plouffe (CAN) 2930
12  Jean–Yves Parpette (FRA) 2740
13  Pierre Clerc (SUI) 2640
14  Paul Seaton (GBR) 2160
15  Heikki Olamo (FIN) 2060
16  Michel Finsterwald (SUI) 1770

Men's jump[edit]

Place Name Metres
1  Ricky McCormick (USA) 43.75
2  Max Hofer (ITA) 37.70
 Hagen Klie (FRG) 37.70
4  Carlos Garcia (MEX) 36.40
5  Bruce Cockburn (AUS) 35.50
6  Pierre Clerc (SUI) 35.40
7  Roby Zucchi (ITA) 35.10
8  Jean–Yves Parpette (FRA) 34.75
9  Paul Seaton (GBR) 34.40
10  Pierre Plouffe (CAN) 33.90
11  Graeme Cockburn (AUS) 33.10
12  Kim Reid (CAN) 31.90
13  Alan Dagg (IRL) 31.05
14  Wayne Grimditch (USA) 30.15

Women's slalom[edit]

Place Name Buoys
1  Liz Allen–Shetter (USA) 35.0
2  Willy Staehle (NED) 31.5
3  Pat Messner (CAN) 29.0
4  Sylvie Maurial (FRA) 28.0
5  Kaye Thurlow (AUS) 27.0

Women's figure skiing[edit]

Place Name Points
1  Willy Staehle (NED) 3140
2  Kaye Thurlow (AUS) 2750
3  Sylvie Maurial (FRA) 2560
4  Sylvie Hülsemann (LUX) 1780
5  Liz Allen–Shetter (USA) 1550

Women's jump[edit]

Place Name Metres
1  Sylvie Maurial (FRA) 27.40
2  Kaye Thurlow (AUS) 27.30
3  Liz Allen–Shetter (USA) 25.70
4  Willy Staehle (NED) 25.35
5  Petra Trautmann (FRG) 24.10
6  Karen Morse (GBR) 23.25

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