Dorien Llewellyn of Canada competes in the men's slalom waterski

Dorien Llewellyn


• Winner of four medals at the Pan American Championships
• Winner of 21 Canadian national titles
• Placed second in tricks and overall at the 2018 Moomba Masters, one of the largest and most prestigious pro water skiing events
• Ranked third in the world (overall) by the IWWF as of May 2019


Getting into the Sport: Started skiing at the age of three following in his dad’s footsteps… Went to prep school in Boston to pursue a career in hockey during his early teens, but decided water skiing was his sport full time entering college… Outside Interests: Graduated from Rollins College with a physics degree in 2019…Hobbies include surfing, snow skiing, ping pong, and video games… Odds and Ends: Father Jaret Llewellyn is an 11-time world champion and 12-time Pan Am Games medallist who won a record 117 professional titles… Favourite motto: It only feels like you want to quit…

Palmarès international

IWWF Waterski World Championships: 2017 – 5th (overall), 19th (slalom), 21st (tricks), 23rd (jump); 2009 – 34th (tricks), 42nd (slalom)

IWWF U21 Waterski World Championships: 2017 – SILVER (overall), SILVER (tricks), 8th (jump), 13th (slalom); 2013 – 4th (overall), 6th (tricks), 8th (slalom), 13th (jump)

Pan American Championships: 2018 – SILVER (overall), SILVER (tricks), 5th (jump), 13th (slalom); 2016 – SILVER (overall), GOLD (tricks), 4th (slalom), 5th (jump)