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Career Highlights: as of June 2009

  • 1976 Got up on water skis for the first time
  • 1990 Started Show Skiing Professionally
  • 1993 Started Competing on the Pro Tour
  • 1995 Freestyle Jump National Champion, Janesville, WI
  • 1999 Men’s II Wakeboarding National Champion, Dallas, Texas
  • -1999 First place World's Greatest Skier contest – Hydrofoil event (2nd overall)
  • 2000 Winner of the Skip Gilkerson Award at Show Ski Nationals (Best Male Athlete)
  • 2001 Wakeboard World Champion (Men’s II)
  • 2002 Hydrofoil Pro Tour Champion
  • 2003 Flight Worlds Champion
  • 2003 Overall #1 ranked hydrofoiler (USHA)
  • 2004 Pro Hydrofoil Tour Champion
  • 2004 Flight Worlds BIG AIR Champion
  • 2005 Pro Hydrofoil Tour Champion
  • 2005 Overall #1 ranked hydrofoiler
  • 2006 Cypress Gardens Chain Reaction Hydrofoil Champion
  • 2006 Male Athlete of the Year (USHA)
  • 2006 Innovator of the Year (USA Water Ski)
  • 2006 Ambassador of the year (USA Water Ski)
  • 2007 USHA National Champion
  • 2007 Master Craft Chain Reaction Sit Down Hydrofoil Champ
  • 2007 Master Craft Chain Reaction Stand Up Hydrofoil Champ
  • 2007 Master Craft Chain Reaction Overall Champ (stand up, sit down Hydrofoil, Wakeboard)
  • 2007 USHA Male Athlete of the Year
  • 2008 USHA National Champion
  • 2008 USHA Video Competition Champion
  • 2009 Spring Fling Pro Champion

About Geno Yauchler

  • World record holder for most flips on an Air Chair (1416 in 4 1/2 hours - no stops, no falls) 1996 - Arizona
  • Professional Water Skier since 1990, with performances at 3 of the four Sea Worlds in the United States, Cypress Gardens – Florida, Darling Harbor- Australia, Holiday Park- Germany, Belewarde Park- Belgium
  • Personal Ski shows for the Late King Hussein of Jordan
  • Ski Show at Universal Studios
  • Daytona 500 & Daytona Pepsi 400 on Lake Lloyd
  • Stunt Show at Universal Studios
  • Stars of Florida performances in many shows around the globe
  • World record holder for most flips on an Air Chair in 1 hour (529) 2008 March – London England (Cold!)
  • Performances in 14 countries

Notable TV Exposure

  • Bay Watch - Extremists - Fox Family Channel's AXN sports network
  • Discovery Channel’s Stunt Junkies - Speed - Water Channel
  • Several appearances on local and national T.V. in the USA, and around the world

Other notable facts about GY

  • Professional Instructor for all disciplines of watersking for over 14 years
  • Creator of foiltime.com and proactionsportsllc.com Websites
  • Owner of 3 businesses
  • Able to do mobius on 3 different water ski apparatuses + Inverts on 8 water ski apparatuses
  • Founder of the Chain Reaction Pro Wakeboard and Hydrofoil Tournament
  • Host of the Florida Fly-In

Sponsors:

  • Sky Ski, Eagle Wetsuits, Air Sling, & foiltime.com
  • What I ride: 97cm GY Signature Series Sky Ski

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