Chichester Wakeboarder Ruby O'Dwyer Secures Spot on Team GB Squad

Chichester Waterski Club is proud to announce that Ruby O'Dwyer, a dedicated and talented wakeboarder, has secured a coveted spot on the Team GB wakeboarding squad. Ruby’s inclusion in the national team marks a significant milestone in her six-year wakeboarding career.

Ruby O'Dwyer has been a formidable presence in the wakeboarding scene, culminating in her impressive second-place finish at the 2023 Wakeboard Nationals. Her skill, determination, and passion for the sport have made her a standout athlete at Chichester Waterski Club.

In addition to her competitive achievements, Ruby holds a Level 1 coaching license, enabling her to mentor and inspire young talent. Her commitment to inclusivity in the sport is further demonstrated by her completion of a disability coaching course, allowing her to provide specialised training to athletes with disabilities.

Ruby’s journey and success are closely tied to her training at Chichester Waterski Club under the guidance of Brett Hodgkins, a former world champion (2 x British masters wakeboard champion, bronze medalist wakeboard worlds  and former junior world slalom champion, European junior champion overall x 4 years  and x 2 British national overall champion)  Brett has played a pivotal role in honing Ruby’s skills and preparing her for high-level competition.

"Ruby's dedication and hard work have truly paid off," said Brett. "She is a remarkable athlete with a bright future ahead of her. We are incredibly proud to have her represent our club and the country."

Ruby O'Dwyer commented: "I am thrilled to be part of The Team GB Squad  and grateful for the incredible support from my coach, Brett, and everyone at Chichester Waterski Club. I’m looking forward to the opportunities ahead.

Ruby’s achievements and her role as a coach highlight her commitment to the sport and her community. She is not only a competitor but also a mentor and advocate for diversity in wakeboarding.

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