TIMING IS EVERYTHING
Knowing when to release your free hand from the handle is paramount in maintaining your outward direction through the entire turn. By letting go too early, you will compromise your body position and will likely get pulled to the inside of the turn too soon. Concentrate on skiing through your edge change with two hands on the handle, keeping your direction moving outward. As you feel yourself arcing higher on the boat, the rope tension will start to decrease. Now it is safe to begin your reach.