Wade Williams was nice enough to spend some time answering a few questions for FifteenOff.com for your reading pleasure. Wade is one of the younger pros on the scene (DOB: 3/4/83) and has a lot of good thoughts on the sport and the industry in general. Enjoy!
JH: Did your family have a ski boat and course access while you were growing up? Any other skiers in the family?
WW: I grew up on Flax Pond...Read more
Got out both days this weekend, just like last weekend. Awesome.Yesterday I skied like there was no tomorrow. I started off right at -email@example.com. Had a really crummy first set, then killed it on the second set, making it around 5-ball multiple times and even getting around 6 and exit gates on one pass. It was a little windy out so conditions were far from ideal, but it felt great.Today we snuck out...Read more
I took a little time on my memorial day weekend to take some still frames from several videos I have of me skiing. The stills can be seen in the Photos section of this site. A still from video is more powerful than a simple picture from a camera because you have exact context with the still frame. In looking at stills, you are going through the video frame by frame and you are seeing exactly...Read more
So, as you can see by my ski log post on the forums, I've been getting out pretty regularly the past couple weeks. 30MPH passes are now on par or better than they were last year. 32.4 is presenting a bit of a challenge, as you can see in this short video clip (Quicktime, 23.8MB). At 32+, the boat starts dragging me through the course and I feel like I can't dig in and get the same angle as I can...Read more