How do you get on a wakeboard?

Is it hard to get up on a wakeboard?

Getting up on a wakeboard can be challenging because there are a lot of things that need to occur with the right time and sequence. But the main issue is that learners typically try to pull themselves out of the water instead of letting the boat pull them.

How do I get my first wakeboard?

10 Tips for Choosing a Wakeboard

  1. Bring Your Own Board. If you really want to excel, it’s important to have your own wakeboard. …
  2. Check The Label. …
  3. Match Up Sizes. …
  4. Get Under The Skin. …
  5. Know Your Style. …
  6. Rock On (Or Off) …
  7. Find The Fin. …
  8. Investigate The Shape.

Do you have to be fit to wakeboard?

STRENGTH. Strength is most important because wakeboarding requires a lot from our shoulders, core and legs. As you gear up for the season, make sure you are focusing on muscle growth and endurance, and be mindful not to incur too much impact, which causes joint injury.

How long should your wakeboard be?

Wakeboard size chart

Rider Weight (lbs) Rider Weight (kg) Wakeboard Length (cm)
90 – 150 40 – 65 130 – 134
130 – 180 59 – 82 135 – 139
170 – 250 77 – 113 140 – 144
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How heavy is a wakeboard?

Wakeboard Sizing Chart

Rider Weight (lb) Rider Weight (kg) Wakeboard Length
Up to 130lbs Up to 59kgs 128 – 132cm
Up to 150lbs Up to 68kgs 131 – 136cm
Up to 170lbs Up to 77kgs 134 – 140cm
Up to 190lbs Up to 86kgs 135 – 142cm

Can a beginner ride an advanced wakeboard?

In general, anyone can ride any shape wakeboard as long as it is large enough. Some shapes make it easier to learn, but a “beginner” should not shy away from an “advanced” board shape.