Dave Goode, founder and president of GOODE Ski Technologies, has been passionate about the sport of waterskiing since age five. Over the years his broad support of water sking, as a cutting-edge industry innovator, world-class competitor, official, tournament host and organizer, and sponsor, has made him a household name in water skiing. Dave is recognized as a pioneer who dramatically advanced the sport through the introduction of carbon-fiber water ski equipment - for which he holds dozens of U.S. patents - revolutionary technology that his company continues to propel the sport with today. His ski designs have forever made a mark in the history books, as evidenced by fact that a GOODE Ski has held an Open world slalom record uninterrupted since 1996. Dave also promotes water skiing by sponsoring numerous top-ranked professional-, junior- and master's-level athletes, as well as many of the sport's top competitions. Dave's company has been sponsor at the U.S. Nationals for more than 20 years. The last 15 years of which serving as title sponsor of the GOODE Water Ski National Championships.