TWO Waterfronts With TWO Boat Houses! Relax and enjoy this fantastic lakefront home in Spotsylvania, Virginia. Featuring dual waterfronts on two different private ski-lakes. Each has their own boat house with a decked walkway leading from the home. Plus both lakes in this gated community have full slalom courses! You will delight in the spectacular […]
Welcome home to this spectacular custom built Mediterranean estate located in the exclusive gated neighborhood of Isles of Lake Hancock. A water skier’s delight, a boater’s dream, and anyone that fancies water sports, this magnificent 2-story home is nestled between Lake Stailing, a world class member-only competition ski lake & slalom course, and Lake Hancock, […]
Speed management, cornering, acceleration and deceleration are all terms commonly used in car racing; they also pertain to skiing a slalom course. Racing and water skiing both require careful management of speed and direction.
Once you run a first successful pass through a slalom course, you’ll always be hungry for more — more speed, shorter lines and the constant pursuit of surpassing your personal best. This is when your addiction to carving turns really reaches a whole new level. In this water ski how to, find out the three […]
In the years I’ve spent coaching, I’ve discovered the easiest way to run the course for the first time is to run it accidentally. For starters, get those darn buoys off your mind. Don’t even think about rounding them. Instead, focus on maintaining a balanced, athletic stance on your ski and moving as efficiently as […]
Slalom skiing is a lot of work. Even the most efficient course tactician will tell you there is a bit of “grunt” involved in running the shorter line lengths. There is, however, a veritable tipping point where your excessive efforts may be in vain. Quite simply, you may be working too hard. By keeping the […]
MasterCraft skier and professional ski coach Matt Rini has assisted countless skiers in their first run through the course. In this video, he offers his wisdom on the matter with some easy tips to follow as you start chasing buoys.
Here are five fundamentals for getting your best start in the course: One: If you pull out as wide as the 2, 4, 6 buoy line, it will be easier to get wide into 1 ball. This will also give you enough room to turn and get your ski set before hitting the first wake. […]
“How do I keep my onside and offside turns symmetrical?” This is the question I hear across the slalom world on a consistent basis. To prevent your slalom style from being “lopsided” from turn to turn, you need to work on keeping a neutral stance over your ski. This will keep you balanced from front […]
Congratulations, you are an Open-Water Skier! *Keep checking back for updated tips, advice, and articles, plus a host of video instruction designed to keep you moving toward the next level. What it looks like: • You are able to get up with ease and cross the wake with some confidence. • You understand how increasing […]