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A Look Back at the WBC Women’s Week

About 1 month ago (Nov 1-6), the World Barefoot Center run be Keith St Onge and David Small (both world champion barefooters) held a women’s week at their school. In a sport normally dominated by men, this week the school … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day Barefoot Challenge

The Carolina Show Ski Team is doing it again. For the 33rd consecutive year, they are hosting the New Year’s Day Barefoot Challenge. They’re asking for everyone to come brave the cold water to raise money for the ski team … Continue reading

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Project Snowflake 2010

The Mad-City Ski Team just held their 2nd annual Project Snowflake this past Saturday. They performed a water ski show to raise money for the UW Children’s Hospital. Now, you ask, what’s so special about doing a water ski show? … Continue reading

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Real Men Do Back Deeps Naked! [nsfw]

Well, it’s official. The UW-Madison Water Ski Team can do more than just the traditional 3-event skiing… they know how to barefoot too! This video features some pretty good footing in your typical wetsuits, some very brightly colored wetsuits, some … Continue reading

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Alabama River Barefoot Challenge is Oct 2

I just found out about this event courtesy of the USA Water Ski E-Blast Newsletter. The Colonel Biggs Water Ski Show Team will be hosting the Alabama River Barefoot Challenge on Saturday, October 2nd. The format is a 55 mile barefoot endurance … Continue reading

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Jump Jam Results

Via a WBC Facebook Post… David Small won the Jump Jam at the Ski Ranch in Waco, Texas. Royal T and Billy tied in second. Royal T won the Personal Best event followed by Billy and Danny B in third! Congrats … Continue reading

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World Barefoot Center Figure-8 Barefoot Championship

Just wanted to pass on a few more details about the upcoming World Barefoot Center Figure-8 Barefoot Championship that’ll be taking place in Winter Haven, Florida on Saturday, October 16 on Lake Silver. The entry fee is $65 with registration … Continue reading

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Jump the Shark

Hopefully, you all know what that phrase means and where it comes from. If not, you’ve been hiding under a rock since 1977 when the phrase began to take form. For those that still don’t know what I’m talking about, I’m … Continue reading

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114 People, 1 Boat

A little off topic here, but thought I’d pass this along anyways… There’s a new world record (recognized by Guinness World Records) in water skiing… The most water skiers towed behind a single boat is 114 by the Horsehead Water … Continue reading

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Thank You!

I’d like to take a brief moment to thank everyone for visiting my little corner of the internet. My little website still isn’t nearly as popular as The Creaky Rowboat (the nearly always entertaining, often non-nonsensical, general water skiing blog), … Continue reading

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