The Sport of WaterSki

  • Sport of WaterSkiing

    Introducing the Sport of WaterSkiing. The sport of water skiing consistes of 3 events: Slalom, Figures, and Jump. In addition to these events there is a combined special event called Overall.

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  • The Slalom EventThe Slalom Event

    The Slalom Event

    In the Slalom event each skier must pass through an entrance gate, ski around six turning buoys, and then pass through an exit gate. The boat speed is constant at 55 km/h or 34 mph for women and 58 km/h or 36 mph for men. With each successful pass the rope length is reduced by a predetermined amount dramatically increasing the difficulty. The skier continues until he misses a buoy or falls. The skier with the greatest number of buoys is the winner.

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  • The Figure Skiing EventThe Figure Skiing Event

    The Figure Skiing Event

    In the Figure Skiing event each skier gets two 20 second passes to execute as many figures as possible. Each figure has a point value depending on its difficulty. The skier with the most points is declared the winner. Unlike some artistic sports there are no points awarded for form in this event.

    Tool Tip. Check out the events Tabs above: The Sport of Water Skiing, The Slalom Event, The Figure Sking Event, The Jump Event, Overall Champion. Then head over to WaterSkiing’s own website by clicking below.

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  • The Jump EventThe Jump Event

    The Jump Event

    The jump event is solely about distance. The height of the jump is typically set at 1.5 km or 5 ft. for women and 1.8 km or 6 ft. for men. The boat speed is constant at 55 km/h or 34 mph for women and 58 km/h or 36 mph for men. Each skier gets 3 jumps and the skier with the longest jump is the winner. Again there are no points awarded for form.

    Tool Tip. Check out the events Tabs above: The Sport of Water Skiing, The Slalom Event, The Figure Sking Event, The Jump Event, Overall Champion. Then head over to WaterSkiing’s own website by clicking below.

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  • Overall ChampionOverall Champion

    Overall Champion

    The Overall Champion is the skier who accumulates the most points in all 3 events.

    Tool Tip. Check out the events Tabs above: The Sport of Water Skiing, The Slalom Event, The Figure Sking Event, The Jump Event, Overall Champion. Then head over to WaterSkiing’s own website by clicking below.

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