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How to Get Started With Jet Skiing 0

Posted on November 17, 2020 by Martin Banks

Trying something new is exciting, but it’s essential to still prioritize safety. If Jet Skiing is something you’ve dreamt of trying, then seize the moment and start learning. Jet Skiing is a great activity to enjoy on a hot summer day. Just be aware that once you start, you might choose to make it a full-time hobby!

Here are five things to consider when getting started with Jet Skiing:

1. Prioritize Safety

Whether you are an avid Jet Skier or this is your first time out, you should always prioritize safety. Start by always wearing a life jacket when you ride. Passengers should also wear life jackets, and you should be careful not to go over the weight limit.

Remember to follow the safety instructions provided by the agency or tour group you are renting from. Pay attention to your surroundings and be mindful of other people in the area.

2. Learn the Controls

Every Jet Ski is different, so you must take the time to learn the controls. Find the throttle, practice steering and locate the emergency shut-off. Check to see if your model has a braking system. If so, familiarize yourself with it before starting.

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How to Get Started in Kiteboarding 0

Posted on September 21, 2020 by Martin Banks

Kiteboarding combines two of our favorite sports — waterboarding and parasailing — into one adrenaline-fueled blast. It’s amazing to watch experienced kiteboarders fly across the water, using wind and waves to launch themselves high into the air. Getting on one of those boards, on the other hand, can be incredibly intimidating. Here’s how to get started and enjoy the sport to the fullest.

Look Into Lessons

Don’t try to get into kiteboarding on your own. You can buy the equipment and head out to the beach, and you might even get moving. However, unless you’re very lucky, you’re probably going to end up in the emergency room. It’s best to seek an experienced instructor and take some lessons before exploring the world of kiteboarding.

Don’t Skimp on Equipment

They say you get what you pay for, and that goes double for kiteboarding equipment. Don’t cheap out when you start buying needed supplies. The last thing you need is a harness snapping at full tension or some other item failing when you need it the most. If you’re going to buy your own equipment, opt for the best you can afford. 

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8 Signs You Are Obsessed With Water Skiing 0

Posted on January 21, 2020 by Ronald Mccarthy

If you have ever seen someone gliding effortlessly over the smooth and silky water waves, then you know just how magical the scene is. You cannot keep your eyes off the person skiing, whether they are on a mono-ski or something else. 

You may have become envious of the person, and that is what starts your obsession with water skiing. It always starts with you watching the fun and wishing it was you behind the boat, being pulled by it, and enjoying the water rush underneath you as well as the constant splashes in your face. 

Soon it transcends to you coming home and watching YouTube videos on water skiing. Since you can’t get enough of it, you passionately start searching for “how to water ski” videos as well as read through articles and blogs about water skiing. In no time, you find out all you can about it, like what kind of gear you need to buy, where are the best lakes near you, what tournaments are happening, what people are sharing about skiing, and everything else related to it. 

For example, if you live in Australia, you will do your research and find out about the best companies that sell skiing gear and equipment like Trjanwss. Firstly, you do it all in the name of curiosity and pay no attention to your growing obsession. You don’t even think about the way you slowly fall for it. 

What is Water Skiing?

Water Skiing involves standing on one or two specially designed skis while a boat tows you behind it with a rope. You need to develop your upper and lower body strength as well as a sense of balance. It also takes a lot of endurance as you have to face the constant pull of the boat while keeping your body leaned back. You also have to face the constant onslaught of water on your body and maintain your balance.

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  • Vintage Athlete of the Month

    • Luis “El Tiante” Tiant
      April 6, 2021 | 1:52 pm
      Luis Tiant

      The Sports Then and Now Vintage Athlete of the Month was the ace of the Boston Red Sox staff when they reached the 1975 World Series and is considered by many to be someone worthy of induction in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

      Luis Tiant, known as “El Tiante”, spent 19 years in the majors between 1964 and 1982.

      Though he was 75-64 with a 2.84 ERA in six seasons with the Cleveland Indians and then helped the Minnesota Twins reach the playoffs in 1970, it appeared that Tiant’s career might be over following the 1970 season.

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