I had a few different ideas for titles of this post, but I think this word was used more often than all other adjectives the other day in Milwaukee. A close second for the title would have been "It's wicked hot" which was Wade's phrase of the day as we endured the mid-40's air and water temps of the great midwest in October.
Wade Williams and his buddy Joe have been scoping out the Juneau Park...Read more
(Above: Chilling poolside at the villa)“Don’t add to your load, but keep the handle tight at the 2nd wake.”This tip came from Kris and applied to both myself and Dave Miller.You can see from the first picture below (coming out of 1 ball) that I have a pretty decent connection at the first wake.(As some of you have observed, I’m a bit squatty, too much weight on the...Read more
The waterski DVDs that I love most generally fall into two categories: movies that total slalom addicts/geeks like myself particularly appreciate and those that I would show non-skiers in order to get them into skiing immediately. The latter category is the rarer of the two and is the category I'd assign to Gifted.
Each waterski DVD that comes out generates a good variety of buzz and chatter on...Read more
Tournament season is well underway and here in Ohio that means connecting with friends, the Buckeye Buoy Tour (BBT), new boats, cookouts, big wipeouts and seeing how much real progress has been made on the water.I've been doing them in some fashion since about 2007 or 2008 when I participated in a local INT League tournament. I can remember doing an write-up on the old 15off.com Ski Log...Read more