Vaughn competes on the Pro Tour for waterskiing.

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Peace, Love and Waterskiing: Lake Anna home to professional water skier

Vaughn competes on the Pro Tour for waterskiing.

Vaughn competes on the Pro Tour for waterskiing (image: Vincent Stadlbaur)

By Mitchell Sasser

The Central Virginian


Now the ninth ranked men’s slalom water skier in the world, Corey Vaughn was once just a kid who grew up spending all of his summers in Lake Gaston, North Carolina.

After his sophomore year of college, his time spent on the water was coming to an end as the “real world” loomed ahead. He chose to coach at a junior camp for water skiing that he was a participant in as a youth, and ended up working with a bunch of kids throughout the summer, including Ellie and Eddie Whitlock; dramatically altering his path of life in a fortunate twist of fate.

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