Home > Industry/Domain > Sports > Water skiing

Water skiing

Water Skiing is a sport were a person is typically pulled behind a boat or cable ski installation on a body of water. The sport requires the skier to be pulled at high speeds in order to maintain their position above the surface.

Contributors in Water skiing

Water skiing

tumble turn

Sports; Water skiing

This is a trick done in barefoot skiing and it is a very impressive looking trick. The skier will roll forward over one shoulder and then roll on to their back and then they will twist forward and ...

tunnel

Sports; Water skiing

See Concave

turns

Sports; Water skiing

Turns mainly refer to trick skiing. There are two basic turns, 180-degree front to back turn then a return to a back to front turn. The other turn is a 360-degree turn without stopping and passing ...

speed control device

Sports; Water skiing

This is a piece of equipment that keeps the boat at a constant set speed through a slalom course.

spotter

Sports; Water skiing

See Observer

spray

Sports; Water skiing

Spray is water that has been thrown in the air. Spray could be caused by a water ski, by wind or by a boat. It could be troublesome if it obstructs the vision of the skier, the boat driver or the ...

starboard

Sports; Water skiing

A nautical term for the right-hand side of a boat.

Featured blossaries

Nikon Sport Optics

Category: Technology   1 8 Terms

Research

Category: Other   1 8 Terms