In March, Ulster-born TV star Christine Bleakley water-skied
across the English Channel for BBC's Comic Relief.
Dawn McNamara of Tees Water-ski
Club said: "It was a great day and there was a great atmosphere."
Both are accomplished water-ski
racers, as are Karl's two brothers, Kurt, 20, and Scott, 16 - both members of the British racing team.
The 43-year-old rapper turned actor, whose real name is Clifford Price, was practising a water-ski
jump for the Channel 4 show The Games 4 when his foot got entangled in the tow rope handle.
Mr Stevenson, a 41-year-old wakeboarding enthusiast from Rhiwbina, said it would be the first water-ski
park in the world to be located in a city centre.
TV host Christine Bleakley completed a water-ski
challenge across the English Channel yesterday - and said it was "utter torture".
RAPPER Goldie has launched a legal battle for damages of pounds 300,000 after breaking his leg in a water-ski
A SOUTH Wales water-ski
champion died after hitting a boat's wake at more than 100mph in what a coroner yesterday ruledwas a tragic accident.
Young viewers have seen Zoe race in an F1 car, run the marathon, parachute, walk on fire, water-ski
, paraglide, climb mountains and do karate under a waterfall.
On the official Water-ski
Federation site for racing, more than 150 tributes have already been left.
From noon on Saturday a replica of the ship HMS Pickle, which carried news of Nelson's death home, will give a salute and there will be a water-ski
race, jet ski show and helicopter displays.
In 2004, she was left fighting for her life after ploughing into a wooden and metal water-ski
ramp in Florida.