As water skiing in our country has been associated with a family tradition, in Bujama Lacus it was opted for a sports system including 35 members. However, this does not exclude the practice of external amateurs or even foreign athletes who, increasingly, choose these facilities for their good conditions.
According to Cuglievan, "there are few families involved, and over time many have retired. I do not think we have lost favor, but we have not won more." Maybe the number has not increased, but the quality has. Recently, the Peruvian team took home two gold medals and two silvers in the Bolivarian Games.
"This summer we want to establish a link with parents who want their children to try out skiing, and can stay informed about everything you need to practice this sport," says Cuglievan. For information, contact the National Ski Federation (ipd.gob.pe/esqui_acuatico), whose chairman is Richard Caillaux.
Translated from Spanish by Diana Schwalb
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