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Water-skier selected for Great Britain
10:00am Thursday 15th August 2013 in Sport
A WATER-Skier from Moorlinch, near Bridgwater, has been selected to represent Great Britain in the World Water Ski Racing Championships in Tenerife in September.
James Bartlett, 37, will travel to the Canary Island next month to take part, and is the only skier from the West Country to have been picked for the Championships.
James competes in Formula 2, where they can reach speeds of up to 80mph.
James’ partner, Pamela Evans, is co-ordianting fund-raising efforts to support James and his team.
She said: “Being selected is a great achievement, and will require a lot of commitment and training over the coming weeks “We are hoping to raise funds to support James’ training schedule.”