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Wakeboard Binding Set-Up
Learn how your wakeboard bindings should be set up on your board for maximum performance to match your skill level. Page 3.
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.
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.
What to Know Before Buying a Slalom Ski for...
There are four basic categories of when choosing a slalom water ski: slalom skis, wide body, shaped, traditional, and world class.
The Top 5 Wakeboard Tower Speakers for Your Boat
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 Convert a Slalom Towrope for Waterskiing
Explanation waterskiing towrope length terminology. Rope section colors indicate the rope length and off measurements.
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.
Beginners Guide to Wakeboarding
Everything you need to know before you go wakeboarding for the first time behind a boat.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
2013 Mastercraft X-Star Wakeboard Boat
This in depth review and profile will tell prospective buyers everything they need to know before investing in this boat.
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.
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.
Why Wakeboarders Should Snowboard
Five great reasons why wakeboarders should also snowboard in the winter time.
Top 5 Waterproof Mp3 Players
The top five waterproof mp3 players for watersports enthusiasts.
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.
Top 10 Beginner Wakeboards
There are so many things to consider before buying a beginner wakeboard: board manufacturer, size, features, bindings, etc.
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.
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.
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.
5 Wakeboard Towers That Will Breathe New Life...
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.
How to Jump on a Wakeboard
If you're ready to take your wakeboarding to the next level and start catching major air, then this step by step instructional will teach you everything you need to know about jumping on a wakeboard. Page 2.
Wakeboard Fins
Choose the correct fin system for your wakeboard. Consider fin configuration, water conditions, and material.
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
The Top Five Aftermarket Stereos to Put in your...
The Top Five Marine Stereo head units from Sony, Infinity, Clarion, and more.
Anatomy of an Inboard Boat Part 1 - The Hull
An overview of inboard boat hulls.
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.
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.
2014 Sea Doo Wake Pro 215 Review
In depth review of the 2014 Sea Doo Wake Pro 215 PWC jetski.
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.
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.
How To One Foot Slalom Deepwater Start
How to use only one foot in the front water ski boot during a deepwater slalom start.
Before You Buy a Waterskiing Rope
Tips on buying a waterskiing tow rope. Consider rope material, rope handles, and rope length.
Tips for Trailering/Towing a Boat
Tips on trailering / towing, launching and retrieving boats. About.com - Guide
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.
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.
Kneeboarding Deepwater Starts
Tips on how to complete a successful deepwater kneeboarding start. Choose from the belly start or the low buoyancy start.
The 5 Most Important Innovations in Wakeboarding
Wakeboarding has evolved quickly and it would never be where it is today without these five important technological advances.
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.
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.
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.
Use Hand Signals for Rider Safety
Tips on how to effectively communicate waterskiing, wakeboarding, barefooting, etc. hand signals between the boat driver and the skier / wakeboarder.
Watersports Boat Buying Tips
Do your homework before buying your water sports boat so you won't be disappointed. Page 2.
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.
Your Local Waterskiing Laws, Boating Laws and...
Local Waterskiing / Wakeboarding Laws, boating laws regulations, navigation rules.
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.
Boat Water Spot Removal Suggestions
Boat water spot removal suggestions to restore your boat hull's finish.
Goofy Footed
: When standing ( stance ) on a water ski or wakeboard your right foot is forward or in front. : 'gü-fE
How to Build a Floating Kicker Ramp
Materials list for building a floating kicker ramp. Page 2.
Bow
Definition of a bow in a water sports boating terminology glossary.
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.
Five Great Wakeboard Boats for 25K or Less
Five of the very best wakeboard boats you can buy for under 25,000 dollars.
YouTube.com Wakeboarding and Waterskiing Videos
YouTube.com Wakeboarding, Waterskiing Wakeskating, Wakesurfing Videos. Also kneeboarding, barefoot waterskiing, jump water skiing videos and more.
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.
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.
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.
A Handy Checklist for De-Winterizing Your Boat
Tips on how to de-winterize your boat after the waterskiing season. Before you use your boat remember to check the oil, belts, & disconnect the battery.
Falcon Beach, ABC Family Channel's TV Show...
Falcon Beach, ABC Family Channel's TV Show Featuring Wakeboarding
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.
The Cream of the 2014 Crop of Wakeboard Bindings
Five of the very best wakeboard boots on the market for 2014.
How To Wakeboard at a Cable Park
Learn how to ride your line properly at a wakeboard cable park. Keeping yourself oriented and comfortable will be the biggest help in making sure you have a great day at the park. Page 3.
Water Ski Lake Communities
Go waterskiing in your own neighborhood by purchasing water ski lake community real estate. Lakefront lots are available for wakeboarding.
EZ-Hitch - The One Person Trailer Hitch Guide...
The one person trailer hitch guide for waterskiing and wakeboarding boat-towed sports vehicles.
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
How to Install a Wakeboard Tower
Mounting wakeboard tower racks is a great option to keep your gear out of the way, and improve your riding comfort. And the addition of speakers will bring an entirely new element of sound. Page 4.
Before You Buy a Wakeboard Rope
Tips on buying a wakeboard tow rope. Consider rope material, rope handles, and rope length.
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.
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.
Before You Buy a Wetsuit
Make sure a wetsuit fits your waterskiing or wakeboarding needs before you purchase it for boat-towed sports.
The 5 Best Cable Parks in the World
Cable parks can be found in 6 continents, these are the top five.
Ease into Wakesurfing with these Five Amazing...
Five of the very best Wakesurf boards on the market.
Dallas Friday, Professional Wakeboarder
Dallas Friday, professional wakeboarder. Pro tour circuit ranked number one female wakeboarder in the world.
Glass to Powder - From Waterskiing to the Snow...
Hitting the slopes is an excellent way to keep in shape during the waterskiing off-season. Waterskiing and down hill snow skiing require similar techniques.
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.
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.
Collegiate Waterskiing Scholarships and...
List of colleges or universities that offer waterskiing collegiate scholarships, along with recruitment information.
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.
Water Channel, TV Network For Water Sports and...
Water Channel, TV Network For Water Sports and Recreation. Showcasing purely water related activities. Waterskiing, wakeboarding.
Submit a Link
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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.
Before You Buy Wakeboard Bindings
Consider overlay, underlay, footbed, hardware, and baseplate before you buy wakeboard bindings for wakeboarding.
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.
Crossing the Wakes on a Slalom Water Ski
Beginners tips on how to cross the wakes on a slalom water ski behind the boat.
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.
Alleviating Forearm Soreness In Water Skiing
Stretching Forearms For Skiers: water skiing jennifer ward sore arm training fitness forearms
How To Buy the Right Wakeboard for You
If you're looking for the right wakeboard, then learn all you need to know about wakeboard design and features to find the perfect wakeboard for you.
5 Reasons Why Wakeboarders Should Consider...
Five great reasons why wakeboarders should consider buying a PWC or jetski to supplement their riding.
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.
5 of the Best Wakeboards for Newbies
Five of the best wakeboards on the market, designed specifically for beginners.
Five Great Gift Ideas for the Wakeboarder in...
Five amazing gifts to get a wakeboarder.
The 2014 Mastercraft NXT Series
2014 Mastercraft NXT Series Preview and profile of budget friendly price point inboard wakeboard boats.
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.
5 Great Slalom Skis to Replace Your O'Brien...
The Best Slalom Skis for Beginning Riders.
How to be a Responsible Boat Driver
Tips for a boat driver on how to responsibly drive a boat in traffic on the water while pulling a water-skier or wakeboarder.
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.
Wetsuits and Dry Suits - How They Protect You...
Wetsuits and drysuits keep you warm while waterskiing or wakeboarding. Prevent hypothermia.
Kristi Overton Johnson, Retired Professional...
Kristi Overton Johnson, a retired professional water-skier who competed in slalom waterskiing tournaments.
Mastercraft Prostar Breaking Records and Taking...
The 2015 Mastercraft Prostar is a record breaker through and through.
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.
How To Teach a Child to Wakeboard
Learning how to teach a kid to wakeboard can be one of the most rewarding experiences on the water. With this How To Guide you will learn tried and true tips for getting your kid up on a wakeboard for the first time.
Learn How to Start Winching on your Wakeboard
Learn what winching is and how you can access small bodies of water with your Wakeboard or Wakeskate.
Beginner Wakeboard Grabs
Learning how to grab your wakeboard is essential to becoming a great rider. If you want to learn some of the most basic grabs, then check out this instructional outlining the easiest beginner wakeboarding grabs.
Gladiator Slalom Trainer Towrope Handle
The Gladiator Slalom Trainer Towope Handle waterski rope handle makes learning deepwater starts easy for beginner water-skiers.
What It Takes To Become An Olympic Sport -...
An overview of what the sport of waterskiing has gone through in recent years in an attempt to get into the Olympic Games. The final decision will be made by the IOC in September of 2000. Here you'll find arguments for and against the fight.
Donavon Frankenreiter and Mastercraft have...
The Hobie Brand is reborn with a high end line of wakesurfers courtesy of Mastercraft and Donavon Frankenreiter.
Waterskiing Movies On The Silver Screen
Big screen movies featuring waterskiing scenes.: wakeboarding videos waterskiing marine safety silver screen few movies
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.
Skyriders Trampoline Acrobat Team
Skyriders Trampoline Acrobat Team Wakeboarding Photos
Cypress Gardens Water Ski Show Reopens
Cypress Gardens Water Ski Show Reopens, Winter Haven, Florida, Malibu Boats, Waterskiing, Wakeboarding
Top 10 Wakeboarding Wakeskating Jewelry
Show your love for wakeboarding, wakeskating, etc. Jewelry never goes out of style. Choose from necklaces, bracelets, charms, pendants, watches. Give as a gift or buy for yourself.
Waterskiing Terms Glossary
Here is a collection of waterskiing terms in a glossary format to get you started.
Wakeboarding
: A form of waterskiing where both feet are attached to a board that resembles something in between a
Holiday Cookie Recipies - Stay Up All Night...
Recipes for Potato Flake Cookies and Stay Up All Night Cookies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Get Up On Two Water Skis
A simple How to get up on two water skis doing a deepwater start
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.
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.
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.
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 Generate Speed on a Wakeboard
How To Generate Speed On A Wakeboard. Generating speed on a wakeboard is the key to pulling off tricks and getting big air.
Port
: The left hand side of a boat. : 'por
Tips For Trailering/Towing A Boat
Tips on trailering / towing, launching and retrieving boats. About.com - Guide. Page 2.
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.
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.
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.
Slalom
: Waterskiing in a zig-zag fashion while a boat runs in a straight line through a course marked by buoys
Redesign your Wakeboarding with the Redesigned...
The completely redesigned Axis A22 is bringing better features, and greater value for wakeboarders in 2015.
Mini Pro Indo Board Balance Board for...
The Mini Pro Indo Board is an excellent balance training device for the wakeboarder who wants to improve their skills on the water.
Top 5 Wakeboard Magazines
The top five wakeboarding magazines of all time.
How to Buy a Wakeboard Tower for a Boat
An in-depth guide full of information and analysis to help you select a wakeboard tower for your boat.
Top 6 Boat Towed Sports Screen Savers /...
Waterskiing and wakeboarding screen savers and wallpaper are great ways to add flair to your computer screen with photos, images, and pictures.
Inboard/Outboard
: A boat in which the engine is inside the hull at the back of the boat. With an inboard/outboard engine
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.
Shaped/Wide Body Slalom and Combo Water Skis
Shaped water skis, wide body slalom and combo water skis make deepwater starts easier and require less effort by the waterskier.
Eliminating Slalom Waterskiing Rope Slack
Rope slack in slalom waterskiing is caused when the skier travels faster than the boat.
Aquatic Hook - Easy Kneeboarding Deepwater Starts
Aquatic Hook makes your kneeboarding deepwater starts easy - helps with balance. Attach it to your kneeboard and get up with minimal effort.
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.
The 2013 Inboard Boat Buyers Guide
The best inboard tow boats of 2013 all come together here for full profile and reviews. Boats include the Malibu Wakesetter, Air Nautique, and Mastercraft X-Star.
Wakeboarding, Wake Skating, Wake Surfing Terms...
Here is a collection of wakeboarding terms in a glossary format to get you started.
How to do a 360 Surface Spin while Wakesurfing
If you are having trouble pulling off a 360 surface spin while wakesurfing, then these easy quick tips will help you get better rotation on the water. Page 3.
How To Crash Properly on a Wakeboard
Methods to prevent injury when crashing and bailing on a wakeboard.
Skylon Deafcon Wakeboard Tower Speakers...
Skylon Deafcon Wakeboard Tower Speakers Redesigned, from your About.com Waterskiing / Wakeboarding Guide
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