Its #MemberMonday and today its Blake Kuzdzal, one of our regional and national competitors at the Collective whom is currently attending Rollins College as a member of their Water Ski Team! Blake is also one of our licenced USA Water Ski Instructors at the Collective and we are very lucky to have him on “Our” team!
Hometown: Webster, MA – currently at college in Winter Park, FL
Skiing Since: Age 4, competitively since age 11
Something that people might not know about you: Finished the 2020 Eastern Regional Championships- 5th Place Mens 1, qualified for 2020 Nationals.
Favorite Thing to do on the water: Slalom hands down. Also have come to love coaching and hanging out on the lake with my teammates
Goal for 2021: Coming back from 2 fractured ribs early into the fall, my goals have been slightly setback. My goal for the end of this year is to get 2 @ 28 off.
What do you do outside of skiing?: I’m a sophomore on the Waterski team at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL pursuing a business management degree. I work at Versace as a Retail Sales Specialist.
Advice to new skiers: Rome wasn’t built in a day… skiing is such complex sport you have break down what you want to accomplish into smaller goals in order to be successful.