Liz Hobbs MBE
Liz Hobbs MBE is probably the UK’s best-known female water-skier of all time. By the age of 15, her passion and natural ability for competitive water-skiing took her to international level where Liz was offered full sponsorship to train full time and represent Great Britain.
She became British Champion 7 times and took the European Water-Ski Racing title before her 18th birthday, a title she made her own 4 times. Liz went on to become World Water-Ski Racing Champion at 21 years old and successfully retained the title, a feat never done before or since! Liz broke the British European and World Speed Records and retired undefeated champion of the world!
In the late 1980’s Liz was nominated for the Sports Personality of the Year Award, won the Sports Writers of the Year Award and most notably was awarded the MBE for Services to Sport.
Following on from her sporting success, Liz went on to learn a new trade and climbed onto the public stage; presenting radio and TV programmes, culminating in her own show on BBC Radio 2, ITV and Sky Sports. Liz then went on to produce and direct before concentrating on developing Liz Hobbs Group; which started as a management agency for sports personalities and developed into theatre and television. From there the entertainments side of the business grew and is today, the largest provider of concerts and events to sporting venues in the UK; creating a unique synergy between Liz’s passions for both sport and entertainment.