Posts Tagged ‘faceplants’

Win a Barefoot Book–We Have a Winner!

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

“If you call yourself a barefoot waterskier, this book needs to be in your library. Karen has hit all the bases with all the big shots of the sport.”

Barefoot Water Skiing, From Weekend Warrior to Competitor written by Karen Putz covers the basics of barefoot water ski tournaments.  The book features “My First Tournament” memories from current as well as past competitors, including Keith St. Onge, David Small, Mike Seipel, Ron Scarpa, William Farrell, Paul Stokes, Ben Groen, Ashleigh Stebbeings, A.J. Porreca and more.

If you’ve always been curious about barefoot tournaments but never thought you were good enough to enter one, this book will dispel the fears and equip you with the knowledge you need to enter your first tournament.

To enter the drawing for a free copy of the book, leave a comment below telling us about your most memorable faceplant.  What’s the footin’ tumble into the water you’ll never forget?

The comments will remain open until Friday, September 28, 2012 and the winner will be chosen by

And the results are:

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  1. James Melter
  2. Carlos Barreto
  3. Chandler Cargile
  4. Warren Hubert
  5. Johnathan Martines
  6. Dan Tanis
  7. Randal Meikle
  8. Shellie Blum
  9. Paul Stokes

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