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Water Ski Presentation


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Water Ski Presentation by Justyna Marcinkowska

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Water Ski Presentation

  1. 1. Water ski<br />Prepared By:<br />Justyna Marcinkowska<br />CSIT 123-05<br />
  2. 2. Babies as water skiers<br /> Young age is the best one for learning water ski.<br /> At the beginning it’s all about a fun.<br /> Later person can choose as to be his hobby or to play professional.<br /> I was playing professional water ski for 7 years, before I came to USA.<br />
  3. 3. Today<br />Some of my friends till today compete on international championships.<br />
  4. 4. Events in water skiing<br />There are three competitive events in traditional water skiing:<br /> Slalom<br /> Tricks<br /> Jump<br />
  5. 5. Slalom<br /> It’s the most popular water skiing discipline.<br /> The slalom course consists of 6 fixed buoys.<br /> The water skier follows the tow boat through the entrance gate of the slalom course, pass around the outside of all 6 buoys and proceed through the gate, until he misses a buoy or the gate or falls.<br /> The speed of the boat is increased every time skier passes 6 buoys.<br /> The objective is to pass as many buoys as possible. <br />
  6. 6. Tricks<br /> It’s like Freestyle Snow Skiing.<br /> This type of Water Skiing requires good balance and athleticism. <br /> The objective in this event is to make as many figures as person desires, knowing that each of the figure has its own value.<br /> The skier performs during two 20-second passes.<br />
  7. 7. Jump<br />The skier has the right to make 3 jumps. <br />A jump shall be scored when a skier passes over the ramp, lands and skis away.<br />Only the length of the jump will be considered as result.<br />Skier must reach the longest possible distance in order to win the match.<br />
  8. 8. Accidents in water ski<br />Water ski is a lot of fun!<br />Unfortunately, sometimes it can be dangerous.<br />The most time accidents happen during jump, which is the most spectacular for audience.<br />Here are some good photos!<br />
  9. 9. Pyramids<br />For show purposes professional skiers prepare special performances.<br />One of the most amazing are pyramids.<br />The more skiers participate, the most spectacular pyramid.<br />
  10. 10. Professional skiers try to bit a world’s records<br />Like 122 skiers behind one boat!<br />Finally, they didn&apos;t make it because nature also has something to say!<br />
  11. 11. Feel the emotions, while you are watching<br />