Water Skiing and Wakeboarding

Author(s): Ben Favret

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Hit the water and ride like the pro's! Jam packed with photos, this full colour book is your guide to tearing up the water. In this one stop resource, gold medallist Ben Favret teaches you how to take your skills to the next level. Whether it's the secret to performing tricks, selecting equipment, or learning how to condition your body to perfect technique "Water Skiing and Wakeboarding" shows you how to do it safely whilst having fun.


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Ben Favret has won championships at every level in his 25 years of competitive slalom water skiing. He has established himself as one of the world's most-respected and best-known competitors by winning gold medals in multiple regional, national, Pan American, world, and professional competitions. He is also the current U.S. men's masters record holder. Favret was the lead author of Human Kinetics' The Complete Guide to Water Skiing, which is considered by many to be the bible of water skiing. He has also written over 30 articles in top water ski publications, conducted numerous equipment tests and evaluations, and served on the United States Olympic Committee Athlete Advisory Council.

Chapter 1. Skiing and Wakeboarding Equipment; Chapter 2. Physical Conditioning; Chapter 3. Control and Balance; Chapter 4. Slalom Skiing; Chapter 5. Wakeboarding; Chapter 6. Trick Skiing; Chapter 7. Jumping; Chapter 8. In- and Out-of-Water Practice; Chapter 9. Competing; Chapter 10. A Lifetime of Fun.

General Fields

  • : 9780736086349
  • : Human Kinetics Publishers
  • : Human Kinetics Publishers
  • : 0.671
  • : July 2010
  • : August 2010
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Ben Favret
  • : Paperback
  • : 224
  • : 5 illustrations, 150 photographs