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Hastings teen just won her fourth national barefoot waterskiing title

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A junior at Hastings High School has a pretty unique passion. Taylor True loves to compete as a barefoot waterskier.

She started skiing when she was just 6 years old and within a few days, she had shed the skis and was out on just her feet.


"I do it because I love it," she said. "This is what I've done my whole life -- ever since I was 6. It's really fun and you get to meet people from all over the world. It's just a really good experience."

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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