Jack Wilson turned his focus from slalom skiing to towboat driving in 1970 when he began driving local tournaments in southern California. In 1971 he drove for the water ski show that celebrated the opening of the London Bridge in Lake Havasu, Arizona. He was a perfectionist and his driving skills improved each year as he made his way up to Senior Driver. By 1981 he was driving the Nationals from 1981 to 1984 and 1986 to 1989. He was awarded the Fred Wiley Award in 1987 and 1988. He also drove at the Masters in 1984 and the 1989 Water Ski World Championships. Currently he es a senior slalom and a regular jump judge.