Water Skiing - Water Category
Water Skiing is quite similar to surfing. Rider slides on a broad ski like runner and his feet are attached to a boat. During the Water Skiing, he is able to touch a maximum speed of 20 miles per hour. While leaning slightly backward, the rider holds a handle attached to a rope which is connected to the rear of the boat. Water skis are made from fibreglass, aluminum, wood or other tough materials.
Gliding over the surface of a river or lake with cool breeze in your hair brings a unique feeling. Only in the USA, more than 900 water Skiing tournaments are held. Riders can show several tricks depending upon his individual ability. However, you need to master the skills before you can even glide over the water surface. Main point is Water Skiing is the balance. You must put equal weight on both of your feet otherwise you may end up doing a split on water.Famous tricks involve in Skiing include using a harness to hold the rope with the toes of one of your feet, taking a ski off and holding it aloft and dropping a ski.