If you asked the average Australian what they think about when they think of Canada you’d receive some pretty predictable responses.Some would mention Canada’s famous snow-skiing mountains like Whistler and Blackcomb, the stunning mountain vistas around Lake Louise and Banff and the city lights of Vancouver.
As most of you know, boating does not always go smoothly. Having a decent toolkit with some of the basics may well keep you on the water when all had seemed lost. More importantly, it could make a big difference in an emergency situation.
Now is the time of year to dust off the boat and put it back in the water after a nice long break. But before heading to the ramp, maybe put a little thought into giving your boat the care and attention it needs for a + free summer.
Presented by Ski Surf & Snow, H2opia & Waterski QLD on the 18th & 19th of April 2009, the Central Queensland Division of WaterskiQLD held their first ever tournament.
Cruising along the princes Highway on a ridiculously hot January day, The heat was taking its toll . As I peeled my sweaty back off the car seat one thing stopped me from pulling over and finding the nearest ice bath; I was set to catch up with Adelaide locals Matthew and Daniel Knight, part of the awesome talem bend crew.
Joel Wing has been at the forefront of the Australian Tournament scene for most of this decade, and is showing no signs of letting up.
Well – here we are at the start of another season – gosh they come around quickly. So, towards the end of last season, you managed to get off that silly thing they call a slalom ski and have a shot at your brother or sister’s wakeboard.
Rhythm and timing is everything in the course. when you put your freehand back on the handle as you carve back towards the wakes, this is where time is made or lost in the course.
This trick is a great one to learn, whether it be to cool off on a hot summers day or used in a competition to recover from a near fall. And the other great thing is you don’t need a big wake for this trick; it can be done behind any boat.
Technique above all else will help you accomplish your goals out on the water. While strength combined with technique is always a big help, the technical side of it will most certainly help you get to your goals much quicker. When have you called up a school to book in for a lesson and they have told you to go to the gym?