Water Skiing and Wakeboarding by Ben FavretWater Skiing and Wakeboarding by Ben Favret

Water Skiing and Wakeboarding

byBen Favret

Paperback | August 19, 2010

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Whether you’re a crafty vet on the water looking to take your skills to the next level or a recreational rider interested in doing some eye-opening tricks for fun, Water Skiing and Wakeboarding is your guide to tearing up the water.

Ben Favret’s 25 years of competitive experience have produced numerous gold medals at all levels of competition. In Water Skiing and Wakeboarding, Favret teaches you how to perfect the skills and turn some heads—and do it safely. In this comprehensive guide, you’ll learn

·         how to select and fit your equipment,

·         conditioning both on land and in the water,

·         skills for mastering the slalom course,

·         essential techniques for wakeboarding,

·         the secrets to tricks and jumps used by the pros, and

·         how to compete and win.

Hit the water and ride like the pros. Most important, have fun while doing it. Let Water Skiing and Wakeboarding be your one-stop resource to endless fun and an exhilarating experience on the water!


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 ...
Title:Water Skiing and WakeboardingFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:200 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.68 inShipping dimensions:11 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:August 19, 2010Publisher:Human Kinetics, Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:073608634X

ISBN - 13:9780736086349


Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Skiing and Wakeboarding Equipment

Chapter 2. Physical Conditioning

Chapter 3. Fundamental Movements and Boat Motion

Chapter 4. Slalom Skiing

Chapter 5. Wakeboarding

Chapter 6. Trick Skiing

Chapter 7. Jump Skiing

Chapter 8. Off- and On-Water Practice

Chapter 9. Competing

Chapter 10. A Lifetime of Fun