Elisha Nelson is the Women’s A2 National Record Holder, 2020 / 2021 Adaptive Athlete of the year.
Elisha is a California girl, born and raised the northern California area. She loves being in the water, spending time with her family, working out and going to day spas. During the off season, you can find her golfing (but she’s been spotted in a wetsuit skiing in the dead of winter)!
She is an accomplished Radiologist, starting off in level one trauma at UC Davis, where she won best research for the Spine Society. Currently, she works at Shriners Children’s Hospital and for Dignity Health in Woodland, CA.
Elisha has a passion for giving back to the community, where she has been involved in Girl Scouts, coached girls U14 soccer, contributes to community improvement projects, and participates in an array of golf charity events.
In addition to her career and family life, Elisha has a very accomplished list of records and titles as a three-event water skier. Her accomplishments have landed her a spot of the HO Syndicate team where she is continuing to excel as an athlete.
2020 ADAPTIVE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
2019 NATIONAL RECORD HOLDER IN ALL 3 WATERSKI EVENTS (SLALOM, TRICK, JUMP)
2019 TEAM MEMBER FOR TEAM USA AND USA TEAM OF THE YEAR IN STARNES, NORWAY
2018 ROYCE ANDY’S AWARD – MOST PROMISING NEW SKIER