In her thirty-five-year water ski career, Kristi Overton Johnson fell every day. Yet in the midst of her falls and failures, she became one of the most decorated women water skiers of all times, holding the world record in women’s slalom from 1992-2010 and accumulating over 80 professional world titles.

Water Ski Career Highlights:

Started water skiing at age 4

Turned professional at age 13

Eighty professional wins

Eight-time US Masters Champion

Four-time US Open Champion

World Champion

Pan Am Games Champion

Holder of women’s world slalom record from 1992-2010.

Member North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, USA Water Ski Hall of Fame, World Water Ski Hall of Fame


Media Appearances:

CBN’s The 700 Club, TBN’s More than Conquerors, and Kenneth Copeland’s Victory Magazine. Her water ski career has been highlighted on ESPN, ABC’s Wide World of Sports, Sports Illustrated, USA Today, Water Ski Magazine, among others.