Remember that even when running late in the course, it’s best to have equal pressure in both arms and focus on being centered on the ski with your hips up. Let the pull come from your core, not your upper body. However, if you’re past the point of no return, and a crash is inevitable, there are some precautionary measures you can take.
Let’s face it, there’s no such thing as a good way to crash on a water ski. There are, however, ways to prevent injury and make sure you don’t spend your season nursing a sprained ankle on the shore. In this water ski how to, learn the right way to take a water ski crash. […]
The skier who first used the words “yard sale” to describe a nasty crash couldn’t have been more descriptive. Pictures like these — when Tom Brantley got worked at last year’s Malibu Pro in Abbotsford, British Columbia — clearly illustrate that a good water pounding can leave your ski gear scattered over great distances.