Goff takes world title at US jet-ski contest

| 09/10/2012

(CNS):  Some of the Cayman Islands Watercraft Association riders were given a warm welcome at Owen Roberts International Airport Monday night when they returned back home after a week-long competition participating in the Ijsba World Finals in Lake Havasu, Arizona. The crown came out to welcome Vanjae "VJ" Ramgeet, Jordan “JJ” McLean and Gary “GJ” Whittaker and their World Finals, support group after a very successful finals for Team Cayman. Roshad Goff the Cayman Islands Watercraft Association Expert Class Champion won the coveted world title in his division to win 1st overall Title in the Amateur Stock Class and 4th place in the Pro Stock Division.

Roshad Goff will be returning home this weekend where fans are expected to be greeting the new champion. Meanwhile, Javier Medina has returned to University in Florida.
Alongside Goff’s win Cayman’s other riders did well too with each rider qualifying and placing amongst the top ten in each of their respective classes.

Last year’s World Champion Jordan "JJ" McLean rode in 2 classes  at the World Finals Expert Limited & Pro-Am Limited  –  along with CIWA's National Champion 1st  Amateur Class, Javier Medina who rode in the Novice Limited, they placed in the top 10 in the world, however they were both unfortunate to have some mechanical failures and errors with their crafts which caused them their chance to make podium finishes at this year’s meets. However, the two riders still walked away with titles in the ranks of the top Ten riders worldwide.

Gary "GJ" Whittaker 2012 Jet Around Cayman Winner and CIWA National Championship Series 2012- Expert Class 2nd Place winner, finished with an impressive 4th Place finish in the Expert Limited division.

Vanjae "VJ" Ramgeet – CIWA's National Championship Series – Novice Class 2012 – 2nd Place winner – Rode in 2 classes with very impressive performances in both classes, VJ finished 5th in the Novice Stock Class and 7th in the Amateur Stock Class.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Many thanks for this story. It is great to see that we have many young men that are excelling in a positive way.