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Waterskiing: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
De-Winterizing Your Boat
Tips on how to de-winterizing your boat after the waterskiing season. Before you use your boat check the oil, belts, distributor, disconnect the battery, etc.
Tips on Buying a Used Boat for Water Sports
Buying a used boat for water sports requires homework. Use this checklist as a guide for test driving, floor rot, marine survey, boat hours, hull condition, and more.
The Top 5 Wakeboard Tower Speakers
The top five wakeboard tower speakers on the market as of this moment.
Tips on Buying a Boat Suitable for Boat-Towed...
Do your homework before buying your water sports boat so you won't be disappointed.
How to Buy a Watersports Boat on a Budget
Looking for a cheap wakeboard boat? When budget is a factor, it's important to know how to find a great ski boat for a fair price. Learn the tips and tricks to finding a wakeboard / ski boat on a budget.
Before You Buy a Wakeboard
The wakeboard you choose will most likely reflect your skill level and the type/style of boarding you want to do. Use these tips before you make a wakeboard purchase.
Before You Buy a Slalom Water Ski - Sizing Chart
There are four basic categories of when choosing a slalom water ski: slalom skis, wide body, shaped, traditional, and world class.
Wakeboard Binding Set-Up
Learn how your wakeboard bindings should be set up on your board for maximum performance to match your skill level.
Beginners Guide to Wakeboarding
Everything you need to know before you go wakeboarding for the first time behind a boat.
Slalom Waterskiing Towrope Conversion - 5 @ 32...
Explanation waterskiing towrope length terminology. Rope section colors indicate the rope length and off measurements.
The Top 5 Wakeboard Towers
The definitive list for wakeboarders looking to upgrade their boat with a Wakeboard Tower. Discover the best wakeboard towers on the market with this definitive list.
Watersports Boat Buying Tips
Do your homework before buying your water sports boat so you won't be disappointed. Page 2.
Vintage, Collectible, Antique and Retro Water...
Your old water skis in the garage could be vintage collector's items. Vintage water skis are popular and many people are looking for replacement parts for wooden water skis.
Towropes, Line Length and Boat Speed for...
Get the most out of your time behind your wakeboarding boat by properly choosing the correct wakeboard towrope, line length and wakeboarding boat speed.
Tips for Trailering/Towing a Boat
Tips on trailering / towing, launching and retrieving boats. About.com - Guide
Wetsuit and Dry Suit Temperature Chart for...
Use this chart to help you determine when you should wear a wetsuit or a dry suit when waterskiing or wakeboarding in cold water.
Choosing the Correct Slalom Water Ski
There are many things to consider prior to purchasing a slalom water ski. Consider you body type, water ski make, boot fit, boot make-up, and fin system.
Top 10 Beginner Wakeboards
There are so many things to consider before buying a beginner wakeboard: board manufacturer, size, features, bindings, etc.
How to Determine Your Boat Speed When...
Different boat-towed water sports require various boat speeds. Learn here how fast your boat should go when waterskiing, wakeboarding, etc.
Before You Buy a Slalom Water Ski
What you need to know before you buy a slalom water ski for waterskiing. There are four basic categories of slalom skis; wide body, shaped, traditional, and world class.
Determining Which Foot to Put Forward in Slalom...
Tips on how to decide which foot to put forward in your slalom water ski bindings or wakeboard bindings. Are you goofy footed?
Teaching Youth How to Water-Ski
Use these tips when teaching youth/kids how to water ski. Suggested combo and slalom water skis for kids.
How To Enhance Your Boat's Wake
Suggestions on how to enhance your boat's wake and make it larger so wakeboarders can jump higher.
Tuning Your Water Ski
Tips on tuning and adjusting your water ski fin and bindings to maximize your skill level and performance on the water.
Slalom Waterski Course Dimensions and Diagrams
Looking to build a slalom waterski course? Allow this feature to be your online guide and visual reference in both metric and English.
How To Get Up on a Wakeboard
If you're intrigued by the sport of wakeboarding and want to learn how to stand up behind the boat, then check out this must read article illustrating a step by step method to standing up on a wakeboard for the first time.
Choosing a Tow Rope for a Tube/Towable
Tips on how to invest in a proper tow rope for tubing or towables behind the boat for water sports.
Boat Water Spot Removal Suggestions
Boat water spot removal suggestions to restore your boat hull's finish.
Before You Buy a Waterskiing Rope
Tips on buying a waterskiing tow rope. Consider rope material, rope handles, and rope length.
Bow
Definition of a bow in a water sports boating terminology glossary.
Top 5 Wakeboards for Kids
If your youngster is ready for the water, then you will want to get them one of the five best junior wakeboards on the market. These wakeboards are the best boards available for young rippers. These are the best junior boards from top brands like Slingshot, Ronix, Liquid Force, CWB and Hyperlite.
Drive That Tube/Towable to Work Behind the Boat
People with little or a lot of behind-the-boat skills can hop on and experience a thrilling ride on a tube or towable. Learn how to drive that tube or towable to work behind the boat.
Jumping the Wake on a Wakeboard
The key to a good wakeboarding jump is not determined by how fast you cut to the wake, but rather, your progressive edge towards the wake with a tight tow line. These instructions will help you jump the wake on a wakeboard.
Top 5 Inboard Boats for \$5,000
Finding a great inboard boat for $5000 is easily done if you know what you are looking for. This list of 5 great budget friendly boats will have you on the water in no time.
2013 Mastercraft X-Star Wakeboard Boat
The 2013 Mastercraft X-Star continues to live up to its solid reputation as a world class wakeboard boat. This in depth review and profile will tell prospective buyers everything they need to know before investing in a 2013 X-Star.
How To Two Foot Slalom Waterski Deepwater Start
Here's how to get up on a slalom ski in the water with the front and back feet already in the ski boots. How To Two Foot Slalom Deepwater Start
Water Ski Lake Communities
Go waterskiing in your own neighborhood by purchasing water ski lake community real estate. Lakefront lots are available for wakeboarding.
2013 Axis A22 Wakeboard Boat
The 2013 Axis A22 is a wakeboard boat designed for the masses. This in depth review and profile of the will let prospective buyers know exactly what they should look for in A22 from Axis Wake Research.
2014 Mastercraft X-46 Wakeboard Boat
The 2014 Mastercraft X-46 is here and ready to please. Everything about this boat is designed for practical use, and will please even the most discerning critics. You won't want to miss a single feature, check out the 2014 Mastercraft X-46 in this in depth review and profile.
2013 Pavati AX Aluminum Wakeboard Boats
The 2013 Pavati AX is the only completely all aluminum constructed wakeboard boat the market. This in depth review and profile of the will let prospective buyers know exactly what they should look for in a 2013 Pavati AX series boat.
Full Review of Hyperlite's System Binding
If your considering the System binding from Hyperlite, then check out this full review highlighting the main points of boot and binding design: form, fit, and functionality.
Teaching Youth How to Waterski
Teaching Youth How To Waterski About> Sports> Waterskiing/ Wakeboarding with Julie Bostian Your Guide to one of hundreds of sites BUYER'S GUIDE. Page 2.
How To Wakeboarding Deepwater Starts
Instruction on how to get up on your wakeboard while remaining in the water by doing a wakeboarding deepwater starts.
Waterskiing / Wakeboarding Hand Communications...
Tips on how to effectively communicate waterskiing, wakeboarding, barefooting, etc. hand signals between the boat driver and the skier / wakeboarder.
How to Buy a Wakeboard Tower for a Boat
Information on how to buy wakeboard towers your boats. About.com Waterskiing / Wakeboarding
Tips For Trailering/Towing A Boat
Tips on trailering / towing, launching and retrieving boats. About.com - Guide. Page 2.
Kneeboarding Deepwater Starts
Tips on how to complete a successful deepwater kneeboarding start. Choose from the belly start or the low buoyancy start.
Waterskiing or Wakeboarding in Cold Weather /...
Avoid hypothermia and frostbite when waterskiing and wakeboarding in cold weather / water. Practice the 100 degree rule. About Sports Waterskiing Wakeboarding.
How To Wakeboard at a Cable Park
The first thing to getting started riding at a cable park is taking off. You can start seated or standing on the takeoff pad. Having the basics in your head will help you have a great day wakeboarding at the park. Page 2.
EZ-Hitch - The One Person Trailer Hitch Guide...
The one person trailer hitch guide for waterskiing and wakeboarding boat-towed sports vehicles.
The Dangers of Teak Surfing Behind a Boat
An obvious danger to teak surfing behind a boat is the participant's proximity to the boat propeller.
How To Care for Your Lifejacket, Life Vest, PFD
Tips on how to care for your lifejacket, life vest, PFD so that it will prolong the life of the product for waterskiing or wakeboarding.
Wakeboard Fins
Choose the correct fin system for your wakeboard. Consider fin configuration, water conditions, and material.
Before You Buy a Wakeboard Rope
Tips on buying a wakeboard tow rope. Consider rope material, rope handles, and rope length.
How to Build a Floating Kicker Ramp
Before you start building a floating kicker ramp, make sure you have the necessary items.
How To One Foot Slalom Deepwater Start
How to use only one foot in the front water ski boot during a deepwater slalom start.
How To Drive a Boat and Ski/Wakeboard...
Tips for a boat driver on how to responsibly drive a boat in traffic on the water while pulling a water-skier or wakeboarder.
Top 5 Inboard Boats for \$10,000
Finding a great inboard boat for around $10,000 is easily done if you know where to begin. Check out the top five greatest inboard boat for 10,000 dollars or under.
2013 Super Air Nautique G25 Wakeboard Boat
The 2013 Super Air Nautique G25 is the pinnacle of wakeboard masterpieces. This in depth review and profile will let prospective buyers know exactly what they should look for in a Super Air Nautique from Correct Craft.
Four Ways to Be a Better Boat Driver
Four great ways to become a better, safer boat driver when pulling a wakeboarder or waterskiier.
Top 5 Upgrades for Inboard Boats
If your boat is in need of some upgrades, take a look at these great upgrades to modernize your inboard ski boat.
2014 Sea Doo Wake Pro 215 Review
In depth review of the 2014 Sea Doo Wake Pro 215 PWC jetski.
YouTube.com Wakeboarding and Waterskiing Videos
YouTube.com Wakeboarding, Waterskiing Wakeskating, Wakesurfing Videos. Also kneeboarding, barefoot waterskiing, jump water skiing videos and more.
2013 HO Triumph Slalom Ski
For an all around great ski the 2013 HO Triumph is an excellent option for skiers of all skill levels. This full review and profile will tell you everything you need to know about this world class ski.
Before You Buy Wakeboard Bindings
Consider overlay, underlay, footbed, hardware, and baseplate before you buy wakeboard bindings for wakeboarding.
The Top Five Life Vests of 2013
Choosing a life vest is an important decision in watersports. There are thousands of Jackets out there but you can see the cream of the crop in this 2013 Top Five list of life vests.
How To Load the Wakeboard, Hydrofoil, or...
How to load the line and get big air for wakeboarding and hyrofoiling with Julie Bostian Your Guide to one of hundreds of sites. Training Equipment For Boat Towed Sports.
2013 Slingshot Space Pickle SUP
The Slingshot Space Pickle is a first of its kind stand up paddleboard that merges the best of wakesurfing and paddleboarding into one brilliant package.
5 Must Have Wakeboard Tower Accessories
Wakeboard towers just aren't complete without the proper accessories. Check out this definitive list of the must have wakeboard tower accessories.
The 2014 Mastercraft NXT Series
2014 Mastercraft NXT Series Preview and profile of budget friendly price point inboard wakeboard boats.
Your Local Waterskiing Laws, Boating Laws and...
Local Waterskiing / Wakeboarding Laws, boating laws regulations, navigation rules.
How To Mail or Ship Your Water Skis and...
Proper packaging will aid in a safe arrival with mailing or shipping water skis or wakeboards.
2014 Axis A24 Wakeboard Boat
The 2014 Axis A24 is a wakeboard boat designed for large family fun. This in depth review and profile of the will let prospective buyers know exactly what they should look for in an A24 from Axis Wake Research.
The 2014 Mastercraft Pro Star
The New 2014 Mastercraft Pro Star continues a legacy of greatness.
How to Sell an Inboard Ski Boat
Learn how to sell an inboard ski boat with these easy to follow tips. You will have your old boat sold a new boat purchased in no time.
5 Reasons Why Wakeboarders Should Consider...
Five great reasons why wakeboarders should consider buying a PWC or jetski to supplement their riding.
Before You Buy a Wetsuit
Make sure a wetsuit fits your waterskiing or wakeboarding needs before you purchase it for boat-towed sports.
2013 Ronix Wakeboard Collection
The 2013 Ronix wakeboard lineup is a collection of boards that is unparallelled in the industry. Check out all of the greatest features in this comprehensive guide to 2013 Ronix wakeboards. Boards include the ever popular One, Vault, Phoenix, and Parks.
A Brief History of Wakeboarding
The History of Wakeboarding and all of the major events that have shaped what the sport has become today.
Tips For Trailering / Towing A Boat
Tips on trailering / towing, launching and retrieving boats. About.com - Guide. Page 3.
Wetsuits and Dry Suits - How They Protect You...
Wetsuits and drysuits keep you warm while waterskiing or wakeboarding. Prevent hypothermia.
Simple Beginner How to Articles for Waterskiing...
Step by step instructions that can be done by most people in connection with waterskiing, wakeboarding, barefooting, and boat driving
Crossing the Wakes on a Slalom Water Ski
Beginners tips on how to cross the wakes on a slalom water ski behind the boat.
Alleviating Forearm Soreness In Water Skiing
Stretching Forearms For Skiers: water skiing jennifer ward sore arm training fitness forearms
Winterizing Your Boat
Tips on winterizing your boat for after the waterskiing or wakeboarding season has ended. Prepare your boat for cold weather winterization and off season storage.
Wakeboarding Progressive Heelside Edge
Wakeboarding Progressive Heelside Edge About> Sports> Waterskiing/ Wakeboarding> Tips-Wake-Beginner> Articles> Wakeboarding Progressive Heelside... Your Guide to one of hundreds of sites Beginner Wakeboards>
How to Lay Out a Slalom Waterskiing Course
How to Lay Out a Slalom Waterskiing Course About> Sports> Waterskiing/ Wakeboarding> Slalom Courses> Articles> How to Lay Out a Slalom Waterskiing... Your Guide to one of hundreds of sites Training Equipment For Boat Towed Sports
Which Boat Surf System is the Best?
Know the differences between popular Boat Surf Systems like the Malibu Surfgate, The Nautique NSS, and the Mastercraft Gen 2.
2013 Sport Nautique 200 Multisport Boat
The 2013 Sport Nautique is a family friendly wake maker. This in depth profile and review will tell you everything you need to know about this versatile multisport boat from Nautique.
The 2013 Waterski Collection from HO Skis
HO has released an amazing set of skis for 2013, and the technological refinements keep on coming.
Cypress Gardens Water Ski Show Reopens
Cypress Gardens Water Ski Show Reopens, Winter Haven, Florida, Malibu Boats, Waterskiing, Wakeboarding
5 Tips to Keep your Inboard Boat Like New
Keeping your boat in ship shape is important to it's longevity. These five tips will keep your boat running and looking like new for years to come.
Review of Hydrophase Ridesteady GPS Cruise...
A full review of the Hydrophase Ridesteady GPS Cruise control system for inboard, direct drive, v drive, and I/O boats. The perfect retro fit solution for wakeboard, slalom, and ski boats.
2013 Radar Slalom Ski Collection
Radar has quickly become hailed as the best slalom ski manufacturer on the planet. Their award winning designs speak for themselves and the 2013 Radar Ski Lineup is no doubt their best yet.
Off-Season Conditioning and Fitness Tips for...
Tips on how to keep in shape during the waterskiing and wakeboarding off-season. Condition tips, body shaping and strenghtening tips, fitness machines, and more.
2013 Epic 232 SE Wake / Ski Boat
The 2013 Epic 232 SE is the only completely electric wakeboard boat on the market. This in depth review and profile of the will let prospective buyers know exactly what they should look for in a 232 SE from Epic wake boats.
Babe's Boat Bright Spray Wax Cleaner - Product...
Make waxing your waterski or wakeboard boat easier by using Babe's Boat Bright Spray Wax Cleaner. Product Review
Stern
: Rear end of a boat. : sturn : Stearn, Stur
Goofy Footed
: When standing ( stance ) on a water ski or wakeboard your right foot is forward or in front. : 'gü-fE
2013 Malibu Wakesetter 24 MXZ Wakeboard Boat
The 2013 Malibu Wakesetter 24 MXZ is the flagship from one of the worlds top rated boat companies. This in depth review and profile of the will let prospective buyers know exactly what they should look for in a Wakesetter 24 MXZ from Malibu Boats.
Review of the Ronix Cell Binding
In-depth review of the Ronix Cell wakeboard boots.
Dropping a Water Ski to Go Slalom Waterskiing
Instruction on how to drop a combo water ski and ski on one ski to go slalom.
Strength and Conditioning To Prevent Knee...
Knee injuries, its not if but when. : knee injury prevention water skiers jennifer ward knee injuries training fitness
5 Ways to Improve Your Slalom Skiing
When you've hit a slump, it's time to change your slalom routine. These five surefire tips will help you increase your ability and have more fun behind the boat.
How To Get Up on Two Water Skis, Waterskiing...
Tips on how to get up on two water skis with a deepwater start behind the boat.
Top 5 Waterproof Mp3 Players
The top five waterproof mp3 players for watersports enthusiasts.
Tips for Boating with Dogs
Boating With Pets. Here are some tips that will make your day on the water safe and enjoyable for all the pet participants when water-skiing or wakeboarding. Boating safety resources and articles.
Collegiate Waterskiing Scholarships and...
List of colleges or universities that offer waterskiing collegiate scholarships, along with recruitment information.
Boating Terms Glossary
Here is a collection of boating terms in a glossary format to get you started.
Watch That Waterskiing Tow Rope!
Watch That Waterskiing Tow Rope! About> Sports> Waterskiing/ Wakeboarding with Julie Bostian Your Guide to one of hundreds of sites
2014 Centurion Enzo SV230+ Inboard Boat
The 2013 Centurion Enzo SV230 is a true Enzo with a budget friendly price. There is no doubt that everyone will want a piece of this fantastic Wakesurfing machine. This in depth review and profile will let prospective buyers know exactly what they should look for in an Enzo SV230+ from Centurion Boats.
Kristi Overton Johnson, Retired Professional...
Kristi Overton Johnson, a retired professional water-skier who competed in slalom waterskiing tournaments.
Top 10 Vintage Waterskiing Posters, Framed and...
Vintage waterskiing and show waterskiing posters and matted art prints are a great way to decorate the wall in your office, lake house, or boat house.
2013 Hyperlite Marek Nova
The 2013 Hyperlite Marek Nova is an advanced wakeboard for advanced riders. Make sure you check out this full review and profile to learn about all of the great new features.
Why Wakeboarders Should Snowboard
Five great reasons why wakeboarders should also snowboard in the winter time.
How To Retrieve a Downed/Fallen Water-Skier or...
Tips on how a boat driver should pick up a downed water-skier or wakeboarder out of the water.
Wakeboarding, Wake Skating, Wake Surfing Terms...
Here is a collection of wakeboarding terms in a glossary format to get you started.
How to Spin a 180 on Wakeboard
Knowing how to 180 on a wakeboard sets the foundation for bigger and better spins. Use this simple tutorial to master the 180 in all of its many forms on a wakeboard.
2013 Mastercraft X-2 Wakeboard Boat
The 2013 Mastercraft X-2 continues a long standing tradition of extreme wake makers. Coming in at a nimble 20 feet, this boat packs a mean punch and a huge wake.
Choosing a Summer Camp for Kids Who Like to...
Summer camps are a great place for kids and teens to learn how to waterski or wakeboard. They can all improve their skills on the lake.
How to Get Up On Two Water Skis
A simple How to get up on two water skis doing a deepwater start
Holeshot
: The speed at which a boat takes off when put into gear quickly. A quick holeshot is useful when pulling
Inboard/Outboard
: A boat in which the engine is inside the hull at the back of the boat. With an inboard/outboard engine
How To Do a Barefoot Start Behind the Boat
Tips on how to do a successful barefoot start behind the boat using a kneeboard or wakeboard on the initial start.
Gladiator Slalom Trainer Towrope Handle
The Gladiator Slalom Trainer Towope Handle waterski rope handle makes learning deepwater starts easy for beginner water-skiers.
2013 Centurion Enzo SV 244 Wakeboard Boat
The 2013 Centurion Enzo SV 244 drips with sport tuned style and luxury. This in depth review and profile will let prospective buyers know exactly what they should look for in an Enzo SV 244 from Centurion Boats.
How to Replace an Inboard Boat Prop
This guide will take you through all of the steps necessary to replace your damaged inboard boat prop. In the first step you will learn what you need to have in place before you start the process of pulling your prop.
Off Season Work Out for Water Skiers - Part I
Off Season Work Out For Water Skiers - So how do you gain power and not give up leg speed or flexibility? Well, one obvious answer is the use of plyometrics.
Anatomy of an Inboard Boat Part 2 - The Drive...
The difference between a Direct Drive and a V Drive on an inboard ski boat. Page 4.
Waterskiing and Wakeboarding Glossary of Terms
Here is a collection of waterskiing, wakeboarding, and boating terms in a glossary format specific to boat towed sports to get you started.
Watersports Warm Up and Stretch Routine
Knowing how to stretch properly for wakeboarding and waterskiing will help prevent big injuries. Follow this easy guide to get your muscles warmed up before you hit the water.
Anchor Buddy
The Anchor Buddy stretches as you go to the shore then pulls your boat away from shore as you pay out your bowline. An anchor line that lets you anchor up to 30 feet from shore.
Go Kneeboarding Without The Pain - About.com...
There are ways to have fun on the kneeboard without causing your body pain. Here is how. - About.com Waterskiing and Wakeboarding
Top 4 Wide Body and Shaped Slalom Water Skis
Wide body and shaped slalom water skis are wider than traditional skis and are ideal for first-time waterskiers.
Wacky Trailer Hitch Covers
These wacky trailer hitch covers for the wakeboarder, barefoot skier, or water-skier are fun additions to trucks that tow boats. Express your personality on the road.
Top 4 Free Online Wakeboarding and Wakeskating...
Here are a few of the best free online wakeboarding games and wakeskating games available on the Internet.
How to Get Started with Wakesurfing
A step by step guide covering the basics of getting started in wakesurfing, including: equipment checklist, how to stand up for the first time, and proper riding technique.
2013 Radar Strada Slalom Ski
With a namesake for one of the most iconic lakes in watersports, the Radar Strada entirely lives up to its name as one of the best, most advanced slalom skis on the water. Learn all you need to know about the Strada in this in-depth profile and review.
How to Install a Wakeboard Tower
Learning how to maintain a wakeboard tower is a minimal process. Still, there are a few areas to keep in mind to improve the life of your tower and ensure proper function season after season. Page 5.
2013 Slingshot Wakeboard Collection
The 2013 Slingshot Wakeboard collection is a fantastic lineup of wakeboards that will please every rider out there; and they have some incredible technology in their designs this year.
Wakeboarding or Waterskiing With Less Than...
Ways to see better while waterskiing or wakeboarding. Improved vision options are LASIK surgery, disposable soft contact lenses, prescription and non-prescription goggles, anti-foggers, and more.
How to Select a Wakeskate
When shopping for a wake skate you'll first want to find a board length that is consistent with your weight range.
How to Become a Pro Wakeboarder
Learn how to become a professional wakeboarder, or at the very least, have a great career in a rapidly growing sport.
Shock Tube
Definition of shock tube for water sports ropes, waterskiing, in boat towed sports terminology.
How to Lay Out a Slalom Waterskiing Course -...
How to Lay Out a Slalom Waterskiing Course About> Sports> Waterskiing/ Wakeboarding> Slalom Courses> Articles> How to Lay Out a Slalom Waterskiing... Your Guide to one of hundreds of sites Training Equipment For Boat Towed Sports. Page 3.
Twiggy - "The Water-Skiing Squirrel"
Twiggy The Water-Skiing Squirrel travels around the world showcasing her amazing talent.
How to Grip a Wakeboarding or Slalom Waterskiin...
How you grip or hold the tow rope makes a big difference in how you will perform behind the boat and on the water.
Wetsuit and Dry Suit Storage for the Water-Skie...
Properly storing away your wetsuits and dry suits will prolong their life and give you many years of warm waterskiing and wakeboarding
Eliminating Slalom Waterskiing Rope Slack
Rope slack in slalom waterskiing is caused when the skier travels faster than the boat.
Slalom
: Waterskiing in a zig-zag fashion while a boat runs in a straight line through a course marked by buoys

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