Jimmy “Flea” Jackson

American Water Ski Educational Foundation Award of Distinction 2003

Inducted into the Florida Water Ski Federation Hall of Fame 2003

Jimmy “Flea” Jackson of Miami won five national titles in slalom and jumping, and three Masters’ titles in jumping. He is a former world record holder in Men’s jumping. A longtime Cypress Gardens show skier and the first member of the American Barefoot Club, Jackson coached 1986 Hall of Fame Inductee Wayne Grimdich during Grimditch’s junior years. (Deceased)