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Waterskiing and Wakeboarding

Water skiing

Water skiing is both a recreational activity and a competitive sport enjoyed by many throughout the UK. The majority of British Water Ski members do it for fun but also enjoy the many fitness benefits to come hand in hand with the sport. Water skiing typically begins with a deep water start, with the skier crouching down in the water. When the skier is ready, the driver accelerates the boat to pull the skier out of the water. There are various forms of the Water Skiing. Tournament – involving a combination of slaloms, tricks and jumping – is the classic form, but in recent years variations such as Kneeboard, Cable Wakeboard, Boat Wakeboard, Barefoot and the high-octane Ski Racing, at speeds of 200kmph, have evolved to cater for different tastes. Read More