The Masters Tournament is known as one of the most prestigious events in the world, consistently revealing the industry’s latest in innovations and concepts. With the new format, skiers will take two 20-second passes where they will showcase their toughest and most exciting tricks and sequences; one which will be used toward the final score. The skier will keep the best score of the two on the score sheet and drop the lowest one.
The skier’s first semi-final round running order will be seeded according to the IWWF elite skier’s ranking list followed by any skier that received an exception, LCQ or wild card.
Read more: NAUTIQUE ANNOUNCES EXCITING NEW PRO MEN’S TRICK FORMAT
The 16th Collegiate All-Stars Water Ski Championships will be held May 22-23 at Shortline Lake in Elk Grove, Calif. Hosted by St. Mary's College of California, the event includes the top-10 men and top-10 women from each of the National Collegiate Water Ski Association's four regions vying for a team title and individual titles in slalom, tricks, jumping and overall.
The Midwest Region is the defending champion. For more information, visit www.ncwsa.com.
By Grant Belcher for The Daily O'Collegian
Oklahoma State University’s Wakeboard and Waterski Club welcomes all and caters to everyone from the novice to the pro. The club also participates in tournaments in the region.
The club encourages a laid-back atmosphere, but the members aren’t afraid to show off some extreme stunts.
Collin Cory sat on a large desk at the front of a dull, unexciting classroom. His attire and demeanor, however, did not fit the atmosphere.
It was the beginning of a new semester and people began to trickle in for the first Wakeboard and Waterski Club meeting of the semester, glancing around at the bare white walls of the room before taking a seat at one of the desks aligned in orderly rows.
In a way, the room reflected the exact opposite of the club members filing into it.
Read more: Making waves @ Oklahoma State University
Water Skiing Equipment As Well As The Simple Rules Of Communication
H2o skiing is an awesome summer sport. Of course, it is contingent on having the appropriate type of Water Skiing Equipment and being aware of the simple principles of communication. If you’re outfitted using the appropriate tools for drinking water snowboarding you possibly can appear forward to snowboarding for enjoyment as effectively as improving on you current expertise. Following are some ideas you are able to comply with so you are able to make by far the most out of any snowboarding experience.
(1) Don your Life Vest
Over anything else, make certain you constantly put on your everyday living vest as this can be a must-have piece of Wakeboard and bindings. Without having a flotation product you are “sunk” if you are faced with falling inside mineral water as will more than possibly arrive to pass as you h2o ski. Even though you’re an excellent swimmer, a lifetime preserver is significant to your all round well-being while skiing. On the list of much more well-known makes, Bart’s, generates living preservers which have been well-suited with the normal water skier. The lifetime jacket is made which includes a flex-fit panel so you can secure it for maximum convenience and security.
Read more: Proof that robots are writing about water skiing
ORLANDO, FLA (April 23, 2010) — Nautique is proud to announce the dates of the fifth annual O’Brien Big Dawg Series presented by the world-renowned, prestigious Nautique brand.
The two O’Brien Big Dawg qualifying tournaments will take place in Houston, Texas and Windsor, Colorado on June 25-26 and August 28-29, respectively. Each qualifying event will pit up to 50 skiers in head-to-head competition, all vying for cash and other prizes plus a chance to earn an invite to the finals held September 25-26 in Winter Garden, FL. Additionally, the head-to-head finals will be webcast live from Isles of Lake Hancock, allowing a large number of ski enthusiasts worldwide to view this fun and unique event from the comfort of their own homes.
This year’s Big Dawg finals will be recognized by the International Water Ski and Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) sanctioning the Big Dawg series a Class L with athletes participating all across the the United States and from various countries who will compete for the Big Dawg Title and a chance to set a 34 mph world record!
Read more: NAUTIQUE ANNOUNCES THE FIFTH ANNUAL O’BRIEN BIG DAWG SERIES
Daniel Barrett carves up Ski Park Lake in the fall semester’s national competition. The Chico State water ski team took home sixth place.
Being pulled behind a boat at rapid speeds, balancing on a board and holding on to rope may sound adventurous to some, but for those athletes who make up the wakeboard and water ski teams at Chico State, it’s something they call fun.
Read more: After top-10 finishes last semester club water sports are back for more
OGDEN -- Goode Ski Technologies has hired industry veteran Kirk Langford to fill a position of vice president for worldwide sales and marketing.
Langford, an Ogden native, said he's excited to join Goode and is looking forward to promoting the company's carbon innovation for snow skis, ski poles, water skis and water ski bindings.
"It's an opportunity to take carbon innovation and put it in the premier place in the ski business," he said Thursday.
Read more: Goode Ski hires new sales and marketing vice president
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Adams Adjustable Boating Straps is leading the way in producing high-quality, durable boating straps, for more convenience and peace of mind. These straps are quicker, easier to use and are more versatile than the traditional boating ropes that we’ve all used. Perfect for avid and beginner boaters, the Adams Adjustable Boating Straps in the 12-foot length are perfect for quickly and easily securing your boat to the dock. The stylish lightweight straps can also be used to launch and walk your boat up to the trailer or fasten it quickly and securely to the dock Made from high-quality polyester webbing, the straps are rot and mildew resistant and offer five times the abrasion resistance of nylon rope. The straps can be fastened securely to all docks and easily and quickly adjust. Perfect for new or experienced boat owners, the straps are available in double and single packs.
Read more: Adams Adjustable Boating Straps is proudly sponsoring the 2010 Masters
VIP ticket for the LA Night Jam III presented by MasterCraft have officially gone on sale! Purchases can be made at www.lanightjam.com
There are a limited number of tickets, so don't wait. This section sold out early last year!
Enjoy all the thrills of this professional water ski competition and festival to the max.
Come out and enjoy all access passes to the finalist's tent and meet the band. Included is free free food and drinks provided by Budweiser, Domino's and many more. Firefly will be setting up an exclusive tasting bar with their 5 flavors of sweet tea vodka. This year, they will be debuting their sweet tea bourbon... only in our VIP section!
For more information and ticket purchasing, visit www.lanightjam.com.
The INT League will host the 2010 US Championships at Sunset Lakes near Orlando, FL, October 13-16, 2010. The US Championships is four days of competition; 450 participants will compete against their fellow state champions in one of the largest and most fun water sports events of its kind. Each competitor will have two rounds of competition to log their best score. The winner of each division will be crowned US Champion.
Read more: INT Hosts the 2010 INT US Championships at Sunset Lakes
Both brands are entering a new era of cooperation through the introduction of the new "Warp10" ski to Reflex's first class slalom ski lineup. The Warp is a unique ski, produced in carbon, without a foam core, utilizing techniques used in the aerospace industry, making it the most innovative and lightest ski on the market. With many National and International titles to its credit, Warp is the word for high end quality and unmatched performance.
The engineer Matthias Auer, designer of the Warp, will continue to supervise the construction of the Warp10 at the factory in Germany, and he will also contribute to the ongoing evolution of the Reflex slalom ski line. Warp-Reflex customers will now enjoy the opportunity to pair a "World Class Ski" with a "World Class Binding System".