Kim Izzard (Lampard)
In winning her first World Barefoot Waterski title in 1980 at just 14 years of age, Australia’s Kim Izzard (Lampard) immediately signaled a rare athletic talent in a very tough sport. This was actually just four years after her first Barefoot Waterski lesson. In 1985, she was voted Female Athlete of the Year and received the Sports Australia Award. She subsequently went on to win a total of four World Barefoot Overall titles in the USA, Mexico, Australia and Germany, showing particular strength in Tricks. Her total count of World Barefoot Waterski Championships Medals was 15, with 10 Gold Medals, plus 4 Silver Medals and 1 Bronze Medal. She represented Australia a total of eight times.