Slalom skier Nate Smith was investigated for sexual misconduct by SafeSport

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Sex Misconduct Report on Water Ski Champ Shows Limits of SafeSport’s Reach

Nate Smith has denied any sexual misconduct. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

By Rick Maese

Washington Post


One of the world’s most dominant water skiers was the subject of a scathing report this year from the government-backed organization charged with investigating sexual abuse claims in Olympic sports. U.S. Center for SafeSport investigators found he had sex with an underage girl, physically and emotionally abused a girlfriend and had inappropriate communications with at least one other young girl.

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