An exhilarating water sport, wakeboarding was invented by surfers who wanted to surf when there were no waves. This adrenaline-pumping activity has to be on every adventurer's bucket-list. If not, you must add it now!
What is wakeboarding?
The wakeboarder is towed with a rope behind a motorboat. As the speed of the boat increases, the wakeboarder moves along the water and can perform various aerial stunts.
Steps to Wakeboard
Put on a wetsuit, an impact vest, and a helmet for safety.
Adjust the bindings on the wakeboard according to your comfort.
Grip the handle of the rope near your hip.
Keep majority of your weight on the front foot.
Make sure your knees stay close to the board.
Don’t apply any force, let the boat pull you.
Stand up slowly, lean back and shift your weight on your heals. You are all set to wakeboard.
Essential Tips for Beginners
Always wear a life jacket.
Basic level swimming is a pre-requisite.
Alcoholic beverages are prohibited before wakeboarding.