American Water Ski Educational Foundation Award of Distinction 2008
Inducted into the Florida Water Ski Federation Hall of Fame 2008
Art Cozier of Orlando is widely known as one of the early Technical Controllers of three-event water skiing after the position was created in 1975. He had a water ski school in West Palm Beach, Fla., in the 1960s and during that time was a performer in the Ski Club of the Palm Beaches water ski shows in many acts and flew the Flat Wing Kite for the shows. He also has served as a driver and a judge. He was an AWSA Southern Region Councilman representing Florida for more than 20 years. His life’s work has been in boat design and production, mainly with Correct Craft. He also helped Rob Shirley in the development of the first MasterCraft. He has been widely recognized as one of the most gifted towboat mechanics in the world.