The Water Ski Podcast

hosted by Matteo Luzzeri

EP27: Ski Talk with Dane Mechler (Part 2)



Welcome to Part 2 of Dane Mechler's interview for The Water Ski Podcast!

Dane is a water ski sensation and literally a threat to every single event he partakes. Among the many accomplishments Dane has already accrued we find ad Under 21 and University World Championships.

Dane is currently ranked 8th in the IWWF Elite Ranking List, a proficiency and competitiveness he manages during his free time from a high-pressure finale position at Grant Thornton.

In this second part, Dane shares more recent events, particularly with regards to the 2019 season.

Join in as Dane and Matteo cover the following:
  • Dane's peculiar slalom technique, and what led to some those peculiarities
  • His days with Matteo and Keith Albritton in Tallahassee
  • The challenge of getting past the 2@41off hump
  • Being top seed at the 2019 Open Worlds at Malaysia.
  • How he followed that experience with California Pro Am
  • Dane's first Pro podium at the 2019 Malibu Open
  • Combining work and high-end skiing
  • The financial side of growing the sport of water skiing
  • …and a lot more
Follow Dane on Instagram, and watch some of the highlights of the 2016 University World Championships

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