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A Closer Look at Lauren Lindeman

Over on Karen Putz’s blog Barefoot in the Burbs, she has a nice article about Lauren Lindeman. Lauren learned to ski at 3 1/2, barefoot at 6 and is now a World class barefooter. Take a moment and check it … Continue reading

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Extreme Skier Tries Out Footing

This story from Chicago Now was forwarded to me Karen Putz who I previously mentioned on this site. Glen Plake, an extreme downhill skier innovator, recently visited Keith St. Onge at the World Barefoot Center to do some barefooting. Be sure … Continue reading

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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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Barefooting Seniors

And I’m not talking about people like Bob Mahnke and Mike Netzer, but Judy Meyers, who at the age of 66 is competing in barefooting tournaments. She’s only been at it for 13 years because she didn’t start until she … Continue reading

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Varying Degrees of Winter Water Skiing

First off, some props go out to the Mad-City Ski Team, Skipper Buds and Malibu Boats. Based in Madison, WI, the ski team performed a benefit show on December 19th called Project Snowflake to raise some dollars for he local … Continue reading

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New Years Day Barefooting 2009

The Carolina Show Ski Team organized a little barefooting challenge this past January 1st.  The challenge? 46 degrees out of the water and 44 degrees in the water.  Believe me, both of those add up to it is very, very … Continue reading

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Winter Waterland 2001

Yes, this video almost gets disqualified from this site based on all of the wakeboarding in it (I’m not anti wakeboarding, but this is a barefooting site) but there is enough footing in to warrant it’s inclusion.  Plus, there’s some … Continue reading

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Winter Water Skiing Just Looks Cold

Adrienne sent in that there was some winter water skiing and barefooting taking place just yesterday, February 1st and sent a long a link to the pictures, which I’ll share.  Why are they doing this you wonder?  Well the local … Continue reading

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A Good St Patty’s Day Tradition

Found this story while browsing the internet for barefooting stories.  There are a group of friends from Anapolis who were facing a mid-life crisis eight years ago.  They wanted to do something crazy and came up with barefooting.  Then they … Continue reading

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The Duck Story

Back in the fall of 2006 I was out skiing in Monoan Bay. In the fall there just seems to a few more birds on the water. Don’t know why. So much like with the pigeons from Seinfeld, boats seem … Continue reading

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