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Combining water skiing and juggling by Perry R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 18 Oct 2012 8:19am What do you get when you combine water skiing with juggling?  Waterskuggling? Whatever you call it, this is one of the coolest, most innovative things I’ve seen in a long time.  It never really occurred to me that you could do it but these guys are juggling 3, 4, 5, 6, and even 7 balls while water skiing.  It must not have been a windy ... Read on »
Sport Relief – Bumps & Babies Mile, Christine Bleakley's Channel Crossing on Water-skis by Nicci T. Health MavenFacebook Posted Fri 15 Apr 2011 12:32pm March 13, 2010 | By niccitalbot Good for her – water skiing 22 miles across the English channel is a major achievement, especially for someone who has a phobia about water. She must be feeling exhilarated, relieved to have finall ... Read on »
Water Skiing and Tubing and S’mores, Oh My! by Anne P. Posted Thu 18 Aug 2011 5:26pm I did it!!!!!!! After my original failed attempts to water ski on Tuesday , yesterday I successfully stood up on the water skis! And not only did I stand up, I stayed up for an entire trip across the lake, a scary U-turn, AND made it half way back across the lake before falling off WIN! We water skied via jet ski since ... Read on »
An Introduction to Disabled Water Skiing by TheParaplegicChef Posted Wed 18 Jul 2012 12:10pm My first experience with disabled waterskiing was in 2009, when I found out that Carolina's Rehabilitation's Adaptive Sports and Adventures Program provided the opportunity once a week during the summer at the Lake Norman YMCA . I started learning with outriggers, which are two short ski tips attached to the sides of a sit ski to help stabilize t ... Read on »
Smith Mountain Lake aka Water Sport Paradise by Anne P. Posted Wed 17 Aug 2011 11:48am I’m pretty sure Matt and I have found paradise, and it’s our friend Tim and Lindsey’s boat house. They don’t know it yet, but we’re never leaving. Actually, it’s Tim’s parents’ boat house, but either way, it’s absolutely amazing. Right on the lake with a beautiful patio overlooking the water. Heaven. We’re in Huddleston, V ... Read on »
May Is National Water Safety Month by Susan H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Fri 29 May 2009 10:14pm The Association of Pool and Spa Professionals, the National Recreation and Park Association, and the World Waterpark Association have designated May as National Water Safety Month. School’s getting out and summer’s almost here, which means that more and more children are going to be heading to pools, waterparks and the beach. I live in Flor ... Read on »
3 Top Tips to Improve Your Off Piste Skiing by David Barton Posted Thu 02 Dec 2010 12:00am by Heli Ski Guide Roko Note: This article was originally published by Pure Powder - the off piste and heli skiing specialists - on in June 2010. Permission to reprint this article was obtained from Pure Powder. You wake up, look out of the window, and there's a pristine blanket of fresh white snow covering everything in ... Read on »
water weekend by jmbgr Posted Sun 11 Jul 2010 12:00am This weekend we were invited up to our friends parent's house in Wisconsin about 2 hours outside of Chicago. Another fun weekend filled at a lake with friends, boating, swimming, lounging, and this... check out those sweet running short lines! I haven't been water skiing since college and I wasn't sure I would be able to g ... Read on »
Spread Eagle and Water Skier by Elaine E. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 3:43pm Flying Eagle is an advanced tower exercise- its fun and feels great! It requires a strong ability to connect to the "core" while in spinal extension, which is not easy. Its also a great chest opener, hip flexor stretch, and spine lengthener. The base of Flying Eagle is the beginner exercise and stretch, Push Through. Its so im ... Read on »
Enjoying the Summer Heat with Water Sports by Wired Berries .. Posted Mon 08 Sep 2008 7:02am t's summer, and if you're not interested in the usual outdoor activities like hiking and biking, it's the ideal time to pick up a water sport. Some water sports, especially ocean ones like surfing, are seasonal or time-specific, but others you can take to indoor pools, or lakes and rivers. A great indoor or outdoor cardio water sport is swimming. I ... Read on »