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LOGO SERIES Wakeboard / Complete-Package
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JOBE LOGO SERIES Wakeboard / Complete-Package
359.95 EUR only €362.98
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Kneeboard OMNIA
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JOBE Kneeboard OMNIA
369.95 EUR €399.99 only €373.06
SLALOM Water Sports Vest
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LALIZAS SLALOM Water Sports Vest
49.95 EUR from €50.37
Water Ski-Gloves STREAM
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JOBE Water Ski-Gloves STREAM
34.95 EUR €40.00 from €35.24
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Kneeboard Rope
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JOBE Kneeboard Rope
40.00 EUR €59.95 only €40.34
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Grip Tape Kit 30 mm x 1.8 m
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Grip Tape Kit 30 mm x 1.8 m
14.95 EUR only €15.08
Waterski Towing Eye
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Waterski Towing Eye
44.95 EUR only €45.33
Water Ski Boat Mirror
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Water Ski Boat Mirror
22.95 EUR only €23.14


Water-skiing behind a motorboat starts from either deep water or from a jetty. The athlete bends into a crouch, arms stretched out straight, while leaning back. The tips of the skis should be pointed up and slightly protruding out of the water. With the tow rope between the skis, the driver then accelerates to pull the athlete up from the water. When this happens, it is important to stay in the squat position and wait until the boat has reached enough speed, so that there is sufficient force between the boat and the water skiier. Always make sure a third person is at the rear of the boat to observe for safety reasons.
The inventor of water skiing is considered to be American Ralph Samuelson. Samuelson began his first attempts at water skiing in 1922 in Lake City, Minnesota. He fashioned his first water skis out of wood and used them on the lake. In 1925 he succeeded in doing the first jump across a ramp on the lake.

Classic water skiing consists of slalom, jumping, trick skiing, figure skiing and various combinations of these.

Wakeboarding: Very similar to snowboarding. The board is thick and riders place their feet into shoe-like bindings mounted to it. For tricks, the tension of the tow rope is used for "inverts", jumps, or manuvering on or around obstacles.

Wakeskating: Similar to wakeboarding, however, the athlete is not bound to the board but stands barefoot or with shoes on special sandpaper (grip tape).

Kneeboarding: The athlete kneels on the board and is pulled behind the boat while sitting on his heels.


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