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.
All of the world’s best slalom skiers keep their shoulders level and their head upright throughout the turn. Adopting this posture afords you optimum balance and the ability to maintain your speed, as opposed to falling clumsily into the turn. The key to this upright approach, however, lies far in advance of the turn itself. […]
Although there are several effective slalom styles and methods employed among top skiers, one factor that is almost collectively shared is the low positioning of the handle during the pulling phase. In this water ski how to, find out three ways to keep your position low and ski with less effort.
To highlight some of Fantasy Camp 2010’s top water ski how tos, we asked Thomas Degasperi and Will Asher to provide general advice for improving upon four key issues in slalom: turning width, speed, balance and timing.
In this water ski how to, learn how to drive a ski boat like a pro by following 10 tips from tournament drivers Tommy Harrington, Jeff Gilbert, Gordon West and Chris Eller.
Whether you call it toeside, frontside or offside, this type of turn feels less natural than the turn on the other side of the course. In this water ski how to, find out three keys to balancing your offside turn.
In this water ski how to, learn three keys to eliminating slack in the rope for a smoother slalom run.
In a sport like water skiing, a few thousands of an inch can be the difference between a personal best and a long day of falls. In the water ski how to, we show how to tweak your ski for a variety of outcomes.
In this water ski how to, follow professional trainer Jennifer LaBaw’s stretch routine to aid in your post-performance recovery.
Few things are more frustrating than feeling yourself slip down-course as the tip of the ski pops a wheelie at the finish of the turn, especially when it strikes without notice. In this water ski how to, learn the three simple secrets to keeping your ski tip down for good. Keep Your Speed Maintain a […]