On the Cover
Women’s World slalom, trick and overall champion Whitney McClintock reaches full extension at 1 ball at 39 1/2 off at the World Championships in Calgary, Canada.
photo: Bill Doster
8 From the Dock
All for the love of skiing.
Marriage proposals, photos surprises and GPS insight.
New ski schools open, old ski shows close and a review of four of this year’s top water ski DVDs.
20 First Look
A preview of 2010′s newest gear.
An inside look into the 2009 tournament season. Plus, Regina Jaquess discusses her recent overall world record.
Find your skiing sweet spot.
Seven maintenance areas on your boat you don’t want to overlook.
66 End of the Line
Swerve of youth.
Canadian national champion Jason McClintock whizzes by photographer Thomas Gustafson’s camera as he approaches the wakes at close to 60 mph.
32 Wish You Were Here
Eight exotic winter escapes that are sure to heat up your skiing.
42 Weight of the Worlds
The largest, most prestigious amateur water ski event continues to draw the best pro skiers on the planet for an opportunity to win a World title on behalf of their home country.
56 The Time is Now
Multiple factors make this the best time to buy your perfect ski crib.