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Meet Freddy Krueger

Meet Freddy Krueger

Who: Professional water-ski jumper Born: May 3, 1975, in Decatur, Ill. Age: 40 Resides: Winter Garden Family: Wife Karen Truelove; sons Dash, 6, and Ridge, 16 months; parents Fred and Rose; sisters Lori and Julie Ht., wt.: 5-7, 150 Records: Set Guinness World Record for longest ski flight (312 feet) at MasterCraft Throwdown on Aug. 7 in Grand Rapids, Mich. Holds mark for longest ski jump (250 feet), a record that he has set eight times. World ranking: 1 The Buzz: Five-time world champion . . . Wife is pro slalom water skier. . . . Graduated from LSU with bachelor's degree in marketing. . . . Began water skiing when he was 5.

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