A Few Thoughts on Slalom Skis

I love trying out new slalom skiing gear, particularly skis themselves. I’ve ridden more skis than most skiers (certainly more than anybody I ski with regularly), particularly in the last couple years. As such, I feel like I’m in a pretty good position to provide feedback and guidance on slalom ski selection for folks looking […]

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On Boat Speed in Slalom Skiing

In slalom waterskiing our power source is a boat, and we harness this power via a 3/8” poly rope and handle. Because we use a complex machine to provide power on a flat surface, we have nearly limitless ways to alter the primary energy source of the sport. This is both a blessing and a […]

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Baseline Assumptions from the Author with regard to your skiing environment

In the context of my writing for this website I’m making the following assumptions about your skiing environment/situation: We’re talking about skiing a slalom course on this website. We’re not talking about “free skiing”. I do a lot of both of those activities and have never been able to rationalize them as being remotely similar. […]

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A new beginning. A new mission.

Hey all, welcome back to Fifteenoff.com. I initially launched this website 11 years ago, back in 2007. I went through all the work to create the site back then because I felt that there was a tremendous void of practical, real-world slalom waterskiing content & perspective on the web. Lots has changed since that initial […]

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