PLACE OF BIRTH Laurel, Mississippi
YEARS WATER SKIING Started skiing 1975, tournaments 1979
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING TO DO WHEN YOU’RE NOT WATER SKIING?
Deep Sea Fishing!
NAME YOUR FAVORITE PLACE WATER SKIING HAS TAKEN YOU?
Favorite place is Australia by far. Surfed, scuba dived on the Great Barrier Reef, fished off Fraiser Island, and of course jumping at my first night jump at the Moomba Masters in 1991.
TELL US AN INTERESTING FACT THAT MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW ABOUT YOU.
I do not answer my phone during football.
WHAT ARE THE TOP THREE MOST PLAYED SONGS IN YOUR PLAYLIST?
I don’t really have a top 3. I do listen to all types of music
DO YOU HAVE A PRE-RUN ROUTINE YOU DO BEFORE CONTESTS FOR GOOD LUCK?
Yes, and I will share that when I retire, but does involve a steak dinner
WHAT HAS BEEN THE BIGGEST ACCOMPLISHMENT OF YOUR CAREER?
In jumping, staying in the top 10 for 21 years regardless of injuries or bad seasons.
IF YOU COULD GIVE SOMEONE ONE PIECE OF ADVICE; WHAT WOULD IT BE?
Be smart in your training and traveling. Train hard and I promise it will pay off. Traveling, don’t lose your passport!
Scot Ellis RIDES BEHIND THE Ski Nautique