Leeds nostalgia: The 13-year-old who was making waves back in 1995... on Roudhay Park’s Waterloo Lake

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Yorkshire water-skier Rachel Crosland tested out the sport’s new prestigious venue during a visit to Roundhay Park in Leeds.

When this picture was taken in 1995, she was the youngest competitor in the international Water Ski Classic competition, held at the park’s Waterloo Lake, which was due to be held in June of that year.

Aged just 13-years-old, she was one of a number of competitors to take the chance of a practising for the competition on the lake at a special event, which was organised by the Sport for Television company.

The organisers submerging a total of 6,852 tyres - there was even a competition to guess the exact number - around the banks of the lake to break up the boats’ wake in a bid to avoid backwash.

Ilkley, 30th July 1976

Ted Carroll, the TV and film extra with the 180 degree nose, is learning to live with himself at his pub in Ilkley, West Yorkshire.

The new Ted, with the old nose, is a bronze bust modelled by a sculptress at Ilkley College.
In fact Janet Bowler's Ted Carroll is even more rugged than the real thing.
Ted let his nose go its own way after having it broken four times during his 12 years with Hunslet Rugby League Club.
"She left it over the holidays with me to see if I could get used to it. People come up to it and order two pints", said Mr. Carroll, who with his wife, Beryl, runs the Rose and Crown, opposite Ilkley Parish Church.

Leeds nostalgia: July 1976: Former rugby league player ‘gets used to living with himself’