Archive for the ‘Barefooting Videos’ Category

Keith St. Onge on The Water’s Edge

Monday, May 9th, 2011

An old barefooting video of Keith St. Onge, filmed for The Water’s Edge in 1995/1996. There’s a shot of Swampy Bouchard, back when he had hair! Other skiers: Dan “Spray” LeClerc, Sean Farrell, Blaney Blodgett, Peter Brown, Bill Brzoza, and Larry Mageaux.

World Barefoot Center Skiers on Growing Bolder TV

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Karen Putz, Judy Myers and Keith St. Onge are featured on Growing Bolder, shown on over 250 PBS stations and Create TV:

Find more inspiring video, audio, and images at Growing Bolder.

David Small Jumps Over the Lazy Guys’ Tube

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

The boys at the World Barefoot Center didn’t have anything to do one afternoon, so they decided to have some fun making Small’z work for his jumps:

Watch the action on “Next Level Barefooting,” and check out the GoPro camera view with David Small, Ben Groen, Ben LaFrance, Clement Maillard, and Filippo Ribaldone:

Getting Pumped for the Summer Barefoot Season

Sunday, April 17th, 2011

The World Barefoot Center gang is getting pumped for the summer barefoot season!  Take a look at the fun on the water, including a couple of faceplants and body slams by Keith St. Onge, Adin Denaker, Ashleigh Stebbeings, A.J. Porreca and Ben Groen:

GETTING PUMPED FOR THE SUMMER SEASON from WorldBarefootCenter on Vimeo.

Keith St. Onge and David Small–Hotdogging It at the World Barefoot Center

Monday, April 11th, 2011

“Let’s do something different, daring, and a little fun,” Keith St. Onge and David Small said to each other.  This is what they came up with:

David Small jumps over Keith St. Onge

BAREFOOT LEAP OF FAITH from WorldBarefootCenter on Vimeo.

Fun with Headzone Helmets at the World Barefoot Center

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Headzone helmets are used frequently at the World Barefoot Center, from beginners to the pros.  Keith St. Onge shares his views on Headzone helments in this post: HeadZone Helmets, Communication in the Water Ski World.   The gang at the World Barefoot Center had some fun on the water with HeadZone Helmets, featuring Ben Groen, David Small, Keith St. Onge, Ben Lafrance, Ashleigh Stebbeings, Adin Daneker, Collin Barber, Travis Carlyle, Shawn Meyer, Christain O’Neill and A.J. Porreca:

Barefoot Water Skiing Crashes and Faceplants

Saturday, April 2nd, 2011

“World Champions are not made overnight.  They have to endure a lot of falls and faceplants to reach success.”

–Coach Swampy Bouchard, World Barefoot Center

Here’s a collection of barefoot crash videos from the World Barefoot Center, featuring some spectacular crashes, falls, tumbles, faceplants and body slams.  You’re guaranteed to cringe:

Barefoot Crashes and Faceplants

Barefooting Crashes

Extreme Barefooting Crashes

Barefooting Crashes and Smashes

The Best Barefoot Crashes

Slips and Trips at WBC

Massive Falls at the WBC Invitational Tournament

Wicked Barefoot Falls

David Small’s Footin’ View, with a GoPro Camera

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

David Small and a couple of the WBC Boys strapped on a GoPro helmet camera and filmed some barefoot runs (and falls!). There’s a little bit of everything in this video, including jumps, slalom, tricks and freestyling fun:

Video by Ben LaFrance

WBC boys: Ben Groen, Lukas Heiss, A.J. Porreca, and Ben LaFrance

Breakfast, Then Some Footin’ at WBC

Monday, March 7th, 2011

Get up, have breakfast, then get some footin’ in. Life is good at the World Barefoot Center.