The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team

The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team

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Brrrr it's COLD outside 🥶🥶...But we're dreaming of our ESCAPE...to the LAKE 😎😎

Coming June 2022...

Sporting Chance ND The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team
It’s National #PlanForVacation Day. We invite you to visit Aberdeen!

Check out just some of the fun things to do:

• Storybook Land, Aberdeen South Dakota
• Wylie Park Campground
• Wylie Thunder Road-Aberdeen, SD
• Aberdeen Aquatic Center
• The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team
• Dacotah Prairie Museum
• Brown County Speedway Aberdeen
• Allevity Entertainment-Aberdeen, South Dakota
• The Village Bowl
• The Brown County Fair

www.VisitAberdeenSD.com/2022-aberdeen-visitor-guide-request

#vacation #getaway #roadtrip #daytrip #staycation #StorybookLand #VisitAberdeenSD #livelocal57401 #hifromsd

Photo: South Dakota Tourism /Byron Banasiak

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The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts are excited to be hosting the 29th Annual Midwest Regional Show Ski Tournament at Dahme Lake this weekend. Admission is free and concessions will be available.

Friday - Individual Events
12:00 p.m. start
180 Swivel
Swivel Open
Doubles
Team Jump
Freestyle Jump - Intermediate
Freestyle Jump - Open

Saturday - Team Competition
8:00 a.m. start
Bayside Skiers
Hartwick Huskys
Five Seasons
Aberdeen Aqua Addicts
Midwest Ski Otters

Sunday - Team Competition
9:00 a.m. start
Little Crow
Waterhawks
Award Ceremonies

#AquaAddicts #waterskishow #VisitAberdeenSD #livelocal57401 #HifromSD

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What's going on in Aberdeen this weekend?

🎟 FUN Book Friday at the Aberdeen Aquatic Center, in preparation of #NationalWaterparkDay.
🚤 The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team is hosting the Midwest Regional Show Ski Tournament Friday-Sunday.
🚛 Military Vehicle Restoration Association Reunion.
🌽 Grassland Colony Farmers Market on Thursday afternoon.
🌽 Malchow Plaza Farmer's Market Saturday morning.
🥞 Yelduz Shriners Roadrunners Pancake Feed.
🇺🇸 Fort Sisseton Historic State Park Fun With The Interns.

Cool off at the following locations:
Uptown Aberdeen
Allevity Entertainment-Aberdeen, South Dakota
Richmond Lake and Mina Lake Recreation Areas
Capitol Cinema
Golden Ticket Cinemas Aberdeen 9

#VisitAberdeenSD #livelocal57401 #hifromsd #TheBureau

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7-15-2021 Sports Hub 🎙📻 w/ John Mclean of PC Women's Soccer + Ben Groen of The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team & more!
Today on the Hub, we talk to this guy - Ben Groen.
He'll be performing tonight w/ the The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team at Dahme Lake. Tukes will talk w/ Ben around 10:30ish or so this morning

https://www.mynews13.com/fl/orlando/sports/2021/06/04/ben-groen--the-viral-barefoot-skier#
Barefoot, no problem!
The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts welcome Ben Groen to the Dahme Lake to preform this Thursday, July 15th at 7:00pm. Check out his extreme barefoot skiing video. #VisitAberdeenSD #dahmelake
https://youtu.be/9j_QfrP-jas #aquaaddicts #barefoot #waterskiing Aberdeen American News Aberdeen Area Convention & Visitors Bureau The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team
The Aberdeen Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is at Thunder Road for another #FUNBookFriday. Stop by and pick yours up today. We’ll be here until 2p.m. or until we run out!

#AberdeenAreaCVB #Aberdeen #SouthDakota #SummerVacation #VisitAberdeenSD #livelocal57401 #hifromsd #thebureau #FunBookFriday #AberdeenSouthDakota

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06-29-2021 Sports Hub 🎙📻 w/ Todd Thorson of the The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team (in studio)+ Zach Flakus of Northern State University on the Hub & more!
IMPORTANT NOTICE

Due to scheduling and low water conditions at Wylie Lake, The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team’s 4th of July show will be held at Dahme Lake this year.

Show starts at 7 p.m.

Bleacher seating.

Park Admission is $5 for Adults and $3 for Students, Kids 5 and under is free.

Dahme Lake is located 2-1/2 miles south of Aberdeen on Highway 281.

www.aquaaddicts.org

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What's going on in Aberdeen this weekend?

🐻 SBLT presents: "Fuzzy & Brown Bear and the Flying Fluffy Worm" 10 a.m. Tuedsday, 7 p.m. Wedensday & Friday.
🔍 Second Storybook Land, Aberdeen South Dakota Scavenger Hunt launched recently.
🛍 First Friday in July.
🎇 Brown County Speedway races and fireworks.
🎶 Ish The Stomach at Slackers.
🇺🇸 Mina Lake Freedom Festival.
🎆 Redfield, South Dakota Independence Day Celebration.
🇺🇸 4th of July at Wylie Park.
🚤 The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team Thursday and Sunday.
🏰 Aberdeen Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Fireworks Giveaway! Register at www.visitaberdeensd.com/fireworks.

#VisitAberdeenSD #livelocal57401 #TheBureau #hifromsd

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Celebrate the 4th of July at Storybook Land and Wylie Park in Aberdeen!

Enjoy many family-fun activities at the park. Storybook Land Theatre performs in the Castle at 5:00 p.m. At 8:00 p.m. don’t miss the Duck Derby. The Aberdeen Municipal Band will perform at 8:30 p.m. The fireworks display will take place at dusk. Be a part of this special day sponsored by Kessler's and the Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department.

*Due to scheduling and lower than normal water levels in Wylie Lake The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team will be hosting their 4th of July performance at their home lake Dahme Lake at 7:00 p.m. Dahme Lake is located three miles South of Aberdeen on US Hwy 281.

For more information, contact the Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department at (605) 626-7015.

#4thofJuly #fourthofjuly #independenceday #fireworks #StorybookLand #LandofOz #WyliePark #familyfun #VisitAberdeenSD #TheBureau #LiveLocal57401 #HiFromSD

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Local water ski team for all ages. Admission: $4 for adults - $2 for students. The Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team is a non-profit organization that started in 1995 in Aberdeen, South Dakota.

The Aqua Addicts have grown to include members from surrounding communities including Mina Lake, Richmond Lake, the town of Ipswich, and out-of-state members from North Dakota and Minnesota. The team is dedicated to teaching people of all ages, regardless of ability, the fundamentals of the sport of water skiing, teamwork, and leadership. Over the years, the team has become a competitive water ski

02/06/2022

So thankful to the Aberdeen community for helping us host this large event! When can we do it again??

We have some incredible event hosts in this sport and we thank them for helping us do what we do each and every year. Who is going to win the award for Best Event Host? All are worthy.

#theskishowawards #theskishow #theskishowpodcast #showskiing @aberdeenaquaaddicts @aquaskierswr @rockaquajays @shawanoskisharks @ski_broncs_water_ski_show_team @flymanskis @lakeloversclub

Photos from The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team's post 12/06/2021

We have always been happy to host the Regional Show Ski Tournament and it’s such an honor that we have the amazing community of Aberdeen (and surrounding areas) to support us, but to be put in the TOP 5 in the nation for hosting…is simply amazing!!
And take a look at Show Director of the Year! Our very own Todd Thorson is in the TOP 5! Such a deserving award for all the time and effort he puts into our team every year.
As 2021 rolls to a close, we have a lot to be thankful for and we can’t thank YOU enough for helping support us!

08/26/2021

They’ve shined bright on the water and now it’s time to shine in the classroom, too!!
Please help us wish our Aqua Addicts students (and some not pictured) a happy, healthy, and successful school year. See you all in 2022!!
(Click the picture to view the top row😉)

08/26/2021

💦 There will be NO SKI SHOW TONIGHT! 💦
With the low temps, wind and forecasted rain the Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team is cancelling their last show of the year scheduled for tonight.
We would like to thank our fans and the Aberdeen Businesses for supporting us all summer long!
Ski ya next year! 🥰

07/29/2021

❗️❗️Show CANCELED tonight due to incoming weather!!! ❗️❗️

Photos from The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team's post 07/29/2021

Enjoy Dinner with your show tonight!
We will have additional concessions tonight:

🍖 Pork Loin Sandwich
🌭 Hot Dogs
🌮 Walking Tacos
🌯 Super Nachos

It’s going to be a beautiful night for a ski show! ☀️

Photos from The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team's post 07/27/2021

We are SO PROUD of you Noah Leach!!!!
We know you will represent Team USA 🇺🇸 very well!!

Mark your calendars Aberdeen and buy your plane tickets 🎫 for the World Water Ski Show Tournament in Winter Haven, FL October 22nd and 23, 2022.

Congratulations NOAH!!!!!!

Photos from The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team's post 07/25/2021

Congratulations to the Aberdeen Aqua Addicts who finished SECOND PLACE in the Division 1 Midwest Region Water Ski Tournament this weekend!!!!

We also took home awards for:
🥇 Best Tow Boat driving (that one was for you Casey Kulm!💚🖤)
🥇 Best Dock and Equipment
🥇 Noah Leach - First Place Individual Jump
🥈 Team Jump - 2nd Place!

Way to go Aqua Addicts!!

07/24/2021

Noah Leach with individual jump competition at Midwest Regionals!!

07/23/2021

Starting of our Midwest Regional Tournament

07/23/2021

Today’s Individual Running Order:

07/23/2021

Comin' at you at over 45mph...the Aqua Addicts are bringing you our first ever FIVE BAREFOOT PYRAMIDS for our regional tournament this weekend!

07/21/2021

Tournament Weekend is almost here!!!!
The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts are excited to be hosting the 29th Annual Midwest Regional Show Ski Tournament at our home site at Dahme Lake this weekend. Admission is free and concessions will be available.

☀️ Weekend Schedule ☀️

Friday - Individual Events - 12:00 noon start
180 Swivel
Swivel Open
Doubles
Team Jump
Freestyle Jump - Intermediate
Freestyle Jump - Open

Saturday - Team Competition - 8:00 am start
Bayside Skiers
Hartwick Huskys
Five Seasons
Aberdeen Aqua Addicts
Midwest Ski Otters

Sunday - Team Competition - 9:00 am start
Little Crow
Waterhawks
Award Ceremonies

07/19/2021

Can you help us out?? We are looking to borrow/buy a chest freezer for this weekends’ regional tournament. If you have something that would work for us, send us a message!
Thank you in advance!

07/16/2021

Aqua Addicts Friends - We need your help!
We are looking for a couple pairs of combo water skis (see pic below) to do some of our ski acts for our regional tournament.
Do you have a pair you’d like to donate or sell?
If so please contact Todd 380-9932 Todd Thorson
Thank you!!!

07/13/2021

💦 Mark your Calendars 💦
Because you won’t want to miss special guest Ben Groen at this weeks show! 7:00 at Dahme Lake!

Check this out 👇🏻 🤯

https://youtu.be/9j_QfrP-jas

07/04/2021

4th of July Ski Show TONIGHT!
Reminder 💦 our show will take place at Dahme Lake (just a few miles south of Aberdeen on HWY 281) at 7:00!
Happy Independence Day!!! 🇺🇸

06/29/2021

You have two chances to see us this holiday weekend! All shows are at our home site (Dahme Lake - Just south of Aberdeen on HWY 281) and all shows start at 7:00 pm!

💥 Thursday, July 1st
💥 Sunday, July 4th

Tickets are $5 for Adults, $3 for students, and children 5 and under are free!

Happy Fourth of July! 🇺🇸

06/23/2021

It takes a lot of time, patience, and excitement to get this many people off the dock! Come see what we have in store for you tomorrow night at 7pm -Dahme Lake!

06/15/2021

Thank you to those that were able to be with us physically and in spirit last night for our Memorial Barefoot Run for Casey.
We have two show opportunities for you this week: Thursday at 7pm and Saturday at 7pm (Benefit show). We’d love to save a place for you on the bleachers!

06/15/2021
06/14/2021

We will be doing a memorial barefoot run for Casey Kulm tonight at 8:45pm, live on Facebook!! Tune in or stop out and watch!

06/10/2021

ATTENTION: Due to the celebration of life for our Captain Casey Kulm, there will be NO show this evening, June 10th. Our first ski show of the season will be next Thursday, June 17th!! Thank you for your understanding.

Aberdeen Aqua Addicts reflect on the life of Casey Kulm - Hub City Radio 06/10/2021

Aberdeen Aqua Addicts reflect on the life of Casey Kulm - Hub City Radio

Aberdeen Aqua Addicts reflect on the life of Casey Kulm - Hub City Radio ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- On Friday 27-year-old Casey Kulm lost his life following a motorcycle-pickup accident north of Aberdeen. The president of Aqua Addict Tadd Thorson reflected on his time with the team. Thorson talks about Kulm being a member since the age of 7. Kulm was set to marry Jasm...

Obituary for Casey Kulm | Schriver's Memorial Mortuary & Crematory 06/10/2021

Obituary for Casey Kulm | Schriver's Memorial Mortuary & Crematory

For all those that can’t attend in person Casey’s funeral will be broadcast at the link below at 1:00.
Today we celebrate the incredible life of our friend!
💚💚💚

https://www.schriversmemorial.com/obituary/Casey-Kulm

Obituary for Casey Kulm | Schriver's Memorial Mortuary & Crematory Share memories & support the family

Photos from The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team's post 06/09/2021

Forever a member of the Aberdeen Aqua Addicts 💚 Rest easy Casey, we got it from here.



Thank you QQP for doing such an amazing job!

Photos from The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team's post 06/05/2021

Our hearts are so broken today over the loss of our Casey Kulm. His laugh was infectious and his heart was as big as his smile. Casey has been a member of our team for the last 20 years and will leave a gaping hole we won’t quite know how to fill.
God must have needed the best boat driver for the ski show in heaven.
We love you and miss you.

06/01/2021

It’s Tuesday, but we are now into SHOW SEASON, so we will meet new members this fall!

In the mean time, share your favorite photo you’ve taken at one of our shows or what you are looking forward to the most this season. We will pick one random response for a free admission to our show!

05/28/2021

Get ready to splash on into summer with us! Our first show will be Thursday, June 10th at 7pm - Dahme Lake!

Photos from The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team's post 05/25/2021

Meet the Team Tuesday!! Tune in every Tuesday to meet a new team member!!

Name: Donn Cutler

Age: 70

Years on team: 26

Favorite act: Final pyramid

Favorite memory: Be able to drive the ballet line and pyramids for the team members when they just began skiing and now for their children.

What do you enjoy doing when NOT on the water:
I enjoy being in the water as a SCUBA diver and diving in Jamaica.

One random fact about yourself: I listen to reggae music and not country.

Photos from The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team's post 05/18/2021

It’s Meet the Team Tuesday!! Tune in every Tuesday to meet a new team member!

Name: Hannah Grebner

Age: 15

Number of years on the team: 6

What is your favorite ski show act? Final Pyramid

What is your favorite ski team memory? Regional Tournaments

When not enjoying time on the water, where will we find you? Hanging out with friends or outside

What is one random fact about yourself? I love to read!

Photos from The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team's post 05/11/2021

It’s Meet the Team Tuesday!! Tune in every Tuesday to meet a new team member!!

Name: Alex Bellefeuille

Age: 25

Number of years on the team: 12

What is your favorite ski show act? Barefoot Multiple

What is your favorite ski team memory? Landing my first front flip over the jump and going to Regionals every year

When not enjoying time on the water, where will we find you? On the golf course or out with our dogs

What is one random fact about yourself? I got engaged to my high school sweetheart this last winter in Colorado

Photos from The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team's post 05/05/2021

Meet the Team Tuesday!! Tune in every Tuesday to meet a new team member!!

Name: Emily DeRaad

Age: 17

Number of years on the team: 10

What is your favorite ski show act? Swivel

What is your favorite ski team memory? Going out almost everyday with Ashlee to swivel

When not enjoying time on the water, where will we find you? Usually on the boat with family and friends!

What is one random fact about yourself? I love going hiking!!

Photos from The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team's post 04/27/2021

Meet the Team Tuesday!! Tune in every Tuesday to meet a new team member!!

Name: Madi (Shelby Usselman)

Age: 6

Number of years on the team: 1

What is your favorite ski show act? Shoulders

What is your favorite ski team memory? Skiing with Jacob

When not enjoying time on the water, where will we find you? Playing with my sisters or my dog, Maya

What is one random fact about yourself? I like playing soccer

Photos from The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team's post 04/20/2021

Meet the Team Tuesday!! Tune in every Tuesday to meet a new team member!!

Name: Kelsee Nash

Age: 27

Number of years on the team: 9

What is your favorite ski show act? Ballet or Pyramids

What is your favorite ski team memory? Going to regionals in Water loo Iowa my second year.

When not enjoying time on the water, where will we find you? On the farm with my family, or camping!

What is one random fact about yourself? I skipped regionals in 2015 so I could get married.

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