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Lloyd Woolman’s Bunny at the Beehag

Lloyd Woolman’s Bunny at the Beehag

1 Dec 2011

Tony Huxham is the photographer who snapped up this terrific shot of teenager Lloyd Woolman pulling off a bunny at the recent Barrie Beehag race on the Murray in Australia. Lloyd also secured the Junior Boys Silver medal at the World Water Ski Racing Championships earlier this year.

Check out the Bunnies

If you haven’t lately, check out the latest bunny hops by clicking the “Bunnies” link at the top of the site.

Any bunny hops submitted from here on need to be performed on a full length race ski.

Chris Stout’s Bunny at S80 2008 (Video)

Chris Stout was caught on video pulling a neat little bunny at last year’s Southern 80 on the Murray River in Australia.

Paula Newland in Action

Keith Slater captured Paula Newland in action as she prepares for the World Championships in Belgium. The 43 year old mother of two finished 5th in the 1999 Women’s event in Spain and teams up again with driver Dave Llewellyn, and husband Nigel on the canals.

Will Newland Pops up for Air

Keith Slater was on hand at the British National race in Allhallows to capture Will Newland getting some air before securing 2nd place in F3.

Luke Keys Pulls a Bunny

Luke Keys was captured in action whilst pulling this bunny off the Hawksbury this weekend.

Dylan de Weert at Beringen, Belgium

Steve Flament of Belgium capture Dylan de Weert getting some air at Beringen, Belgium yesterday.

Lloyd Woolman & Rhys Duggan on the Murray

Ben Pearse captured a bunch of great shots down on the Murray. Lloyd Woolman was the main act and Rhys Duggan closed the performance.

Mitch Williams on the Hawkesbury River

Kara Williams submitted this great shot of Mitch Williams flicking bunnies on the Hawkesbury River.

Brooke Gray Snaps up Stout’s Bunny at Wisemans

Brooke Gray was in the right place at the right time to snap up Chris Stout’s bunny at Wisemans on the weekend.

Aidan Rowe Pulling Bunnies at Echuca

Aidan Rowe of Victoria races behind kane it in the 2.5 litre class. His cousin Daniel Rowe captured him pulling bunnies out of the Murray at Echuca over the Xmas holidays.

Chris Stout Pulls a Bunny at Wisemans

Chris Stout got caught pulling a Bunny at Wiseman’s on the weekend by Ringo Racing Photography.

Who’s this racer getting some airtime?

If you can recognise who this actioman on a race ski is, post your thoughts in the comments section below.

Bunnies on the Murray at Robinvale

Nicole Mitchell caught some great bunnies at the recent Robinvale by Brett Dominguez, Chris Stout, Daniel Shipp and others. You can also see them on the dedicated Bunnies page.

Günter’s Dirty Bunnies

The infamous Günter Schmutz from Austria has sent in a few photos of some of his new bunnies. They’re posted below and on the main bunnies page.

Chris Stout & Grant Turner in Action

Maria Harrod took this sensational shot of two superb skiers in action at Grafton Australia recently.

Steve Rowe’s 110mph Bunny Hop

Steve Rowe was captured at approx 110mph in the Men’s Open race at the South Australian Titles in June. The photographer was Jason Dick.

Bunny Hops & Airborne Shots

After Howie Hook sent in Wayne Mawer’s bunny hop a few months back, there’s been a flood of great bunny hops and airborne shots coming in. Here they are, all on one page. Keep them coming in and please name the photographer too. Click any photo below for more details.

Jake Frame’s Airborne Shots

Britain’s Jake Frame was captured in action twice by Keith Slater.

Brett Dominguez’s Bunny Hop

Brett Dominguez was skiing behind Thundernuts on the weekend at the South Australian State Titles, Murray Bridge. Photogapher ‘Jase’ was posied to capture Brett’s bunny hop and the photo below shows the take off point and air time. Click the photo to enlarge it.

Sam Clapson’s Bunny Hop

Britain’s Sam Clapson was captured in action at the 2008 Allhallows National by Keith Slater.

Will Newland’s Bunny Hop

Britain’s Will Newland was caught in act by sports photographer Keith Slater.

Adam Murfet’s Bunny Hop

Britain’s Adam Murfet performs for the camera at Hunstanton’s first club race of the season on 13th April. Click photo to enlarge.

Kylee Jones Gets Air Alongside Ann Procter

Australia’s Kylee Jones is caught hopping off the water as she skied behind Se7en with World Champion Ann Procter at a Wisemans Ferry 2-Up event. Mike Kemp of Ultimate Image Capture captured the action. Click the photo to enlarge.

Bobbette Macmillan Airborne

Bobbette Macmillan was caught in the act at Round 5 of Region 5 by Rob Storum of In Tha Zone Images. Thanks to those who put a name to the photo. Click photo to enlarge.

Jack Houston Gets Some Air

Australia’s Jack Houston gets some air at Round 5 of Region 5 and Rob Storum of In Tha Zone Images captures the moment. Click photo to enlarge.

Kelly Nulens’ Airborne Shot

Belgium’s Kelly Nulens was caught getting some air. I’m waiting for the name of the photographer who was there to capture the moment. Click the photo to enlarge it.

Sam Frey’s Bunny Hop

America’s Sam Frey pulled off this superb bunny hop. I’m waiting for the name of the photographer who did an excellent job of capturing the moment.

Roy Frey’s Bunny Hop

America’s Roy Frey pulled off this superb bunny hop. I’m waiting for the name of the photographer who did an excellent job of capturing the moment.

Katelin Wendt’s Bunny Hop

America’s Katelin Wendt pulled off this superb bunny hop. I’m waiting for the name of the photographer who did an excellent job of capturing the moment.

Mallory Nordblad’s Bunny Hop

America’s Mallory Nordblad pulled off this superb bunny hop. Cameron King was behind the camera and captured the moment at Lake Elsinore, California.

See other bunny hops and airborne shots here

Wayne Mawer’s Bunny Hops

Katelin Wendt captured this great shot of former Racing & Wakeboard World Champion Wayne Mawer as he made a guest appearance at the 2007 Diamond Race. Click the photo to enlarge it. Read more on Mawer here.


Howie Hook has just sent me a superb shot of 1997 World Water Ski Racing Champion Wayne Mawer doing a bunny hop on his race ski.

Click image for full version and ‘the take-off point’

Howie writes; I found this old photo from the early 90’s in Cairns. We were out on a fun run to Fitzroy Island (more)and Wayne was pulling off a series of monster jumps as we rounded Cape Grafton! ( this was not even one of the bigger ones!!) – Take note of the splash that marks the launch point!! (only seen in the full version of the photo)

But I thought it would qualify as a contender for the best “Bunny Hop” shots. – I used this shot as reference for the Tee Shirt for Wayne’s World Title Campaign in 1997.

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See other Bunny Hops here

Scott Brooks’ Bunny Hop

Scott and Kurt Brooks were out training at Stone Water Ski Club last weekend and Kurt had the camera handy as Scott pulle off this great bunny hop.

Click the photo to enlarge it.

Boylan & Cropper Bunny Hop Together

Kevin Boylan and Danny Cropper teamed up together behind Top Gun at Gosford in 1990. Check out the superb shot below with Kevin on the left of photo and Danny on the right as they pulled off these bunny hops together. Click the photo to enlarge it.

Troy Hall’s Bunny Hop

Aussie Troy Hall gets some air and Australia’s Rob Storum of In Tha Zone Images captures the moment.

Jack Whitton’s Bunny Hop

Aussie Jack Whitton get’s some air and Australia’s Rob Storum of In Tha Zone Images captures the moment.

Rod Hawkins Airborne

Britain’s Rod Hawkins was captured getting some air off the coast of Lyme Regis (location of the movie “The French Lieutenant’s Woman”) by photographer Keith Slater in 2001.

Ivy Jennes Airborne

Belgium’s Ivy Jennes was caught in the act of getting some air on a canal by Claude Herman.

Airborne Aussie is Luke Keys

After a bunch of people posted below, I think we can safely say that Luke Keys is the guy who Mike Kemp of Ultimate Image Capture captured in action here at the 2007 NSW State Titles.

Jason Walmsley Airborne

World Champion Jason Walmsley was caught whilst airborne during the 2007 NSW State Titles by Mike Kemp of Ultimate Image Capture

Danny Cropper’s Bunny Hops and airborne shots

Danny Cropper (DC Waterskis) was caught getting some air at the 2007 NSW State Titles by Mike Kemp of Ultimate Image Capture

Tim Dubois’ Bunny Hop

Tim Dubois captured whilst airborne during Catalina.

Tania Teelow – Airborne

Tania Teelow was caught getting some air in the final race on the Hawkesbury River at the 1988 World Titles, which she went on to win.

Chris Stout’s Bunny Hop

After a unanimous vote, Aussie Chris Stout gets named as the guy who looks as if he’s wearing sunnies at the Diamond Race whilst pulling off a bunny.

Steve Morley’s Bunny Hop

Steve Morley pulled this bunny off the Murray in 2006 whilst doing Mildura 100. Nicole Mitchell caught him in the act.

Natalie Scott’s Bunny Hop

Britain’s Natalie Scott hops off Windermere in 2007.

Paula Newland’s Bunny Hops

Britain’s Paula Newland is seen here hopping off the River Tamar in Plymouth. Top ski racing photographer Keith Slater caught her in the act around 1999.

Chris Gelle’s Bunny Hop

Australia’s Chris Gelle hopped off the Murray at 120mph behind Hellbent whilst on his way to winning the 2008 Mildura 100 outright with Jason Walmsley.

Kurt Schoen’s Bunny Hop

America’s Kurt Schoen pulls off a bunny just before Easter at the Parker race this year.

Corbin Heinbuch’s Bunny Hop

Corbin Heinbuch pulling off a bunny hop amongst a gaggle of boats at the 2005 US Nationals/Open. Scott Atkinson of USAWS (USA Waterski) and editor of “The Waterskier” magazine captured the moment.

Stefano Gregorio’s Bunny Hop

Italy’s Stefano Gregorio perms a bunny hop in the early 90’s.

Todd Haig’s Bunny Hops

America’s Todd Haig pulled this bunny out of the hat at the 2006 US Open in San Diego and Daren Van Ryte was captured the action.

Mike Avila & Sam Moss’s Bunny Hops

America’s Mike Avila performs a superb bunny hop on a fun ski a few years ago. Incredibly, it was even after he hurt his arm.

Carlo Cassa’s Bunny Hops

Carlo Cassa on his way to winning the 1998 Catalina Race.

Chris Stout’s Bunny Hop

Aussie Chris Stout pulls his bunny out of the hat and an MPC crew member captures it at the Hawkesbuty 120 race.

Tim Lisens’ Bunny Hop

Tim Lisens of Belgium performs his bunny hop on a canal in 2004. Kevin Malot captured the action.

Darren Kirkland’s Bunny Hop

Darren Kirkland’s Bunny Hop at the Lyme Regis National in 2001. Captured in action by Keith Slater.

Michael Förstel’s Bunny Hop

11 year old Michael Förstel of Austria performs his bunny hop at last national race in Marbach on the Donau. He also went on to win the race.

Marc Avella’s Bunny Hop

After Wayne Mawer’s bunny hop shot was published, Kirsten Frost of Nature Photography captured a long bunny hop by Spanish Junior skier Marc Avella.

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