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USA. Twiggy, the water skiing squirrel, to send safety message at Savannah Boat Show

Thursday, 14 February 2008


As seen in popular movies Anchorman and Dodgeball as well as on David Letterman, Twiggy, the famous water skiing squirrel will appear at the Savannah International Boat Show, February 29-March 2, 2008 at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.

Twiggy's owner and trainer, Lou Ann Best, explains that her husband's tragic drowning accident years ago is what prompted her to include the message of water safety in Twiggy's performances. Twiggy now wears a safety jacket when water-skiing and encourages audiences to do the same, in hopes that this message will save the lives others. Recently, Twiggy signed on with Progressive Insurance Company as their official spokesperson on water safety. Lou Ann states, "If we're able to save one life, it's worth it!"

Twiggy will make special appearances throughout the Show. The schedule is as follows:

Friday: 2pm & 5pm
Saturday: 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, 5pm
Sunday:  Noon, 2pm & 4pm

Show Information:

What: The Savannah International Boat Show
When: February 29-March 2, 2008
Where: Savannah International Trade & Convention Center
What Time: Fri: 12-7 p.m. Sat:  10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Sun: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

Last Updated ( Thursday, 14 February 2008 )