REMEMBER the names of Mason and Clancy Vaughan, as you may be hearing about them a lot more in the future.
Ski racing is a fast and furious sport, and Mason has had a fantastic start to the year by bringing back an Australian title and taking out the prestigious Southern 80 in Echuca, with Clancy also winning at Echuca in a different division.
The brothers, and dad Damien, spend countless hours in preparation, both on and out of the water and the Hamilton family is making a big name for itself at national level.
Due to the differing nature of the lakes and rivers on which they race, it takes a lot of ability and knowledge to be able to consistently produce results, and the Vaughan’s are rising stars in the world of ski racing.
It takes a lot of dedication to be a part of the sport, but thankfully the family has been able to get some help.
“Our sport is very expensive,” Mason said
“From all the race gear and skis to entries that are a few hundred dollars a race, to running the big engines for long periods of time adds up.
Full story in the Spectator on Thursday, February 28, 2013