How do you size a water ski?

How do I know what size water ski I need?

Under 120 lbs – Children who are less than 120 lbs should use skis that are around 54 to 59 inches long. Skis at 54 to 59 inches will give children the speed and stability that someone at this age will need. 80 – 150 lbs – Young adults and women should use skis 63 to 64 inches long.

What size GS skis do I need?

Sizing Guide for Race Skis

Slalom Ski Length GS Ski Length (cm) Weight (lbs.)
130-136 60-80
120-126 137-143 80-105
127-133 144-150 95-115
134-140 151-158 105-125

What size water ski Do I need Australia?

Waterski Size chart

Weight of Skier (Kgs) Ski Length (Inches)
60 – 75 65 – 68
70 – 85 66 – 70
80 – 95 68 – 70
90 – 100+ 68 – 72

What size skis for a 5 4 woman?

Women’s Ski Size Chart

User Height (in) User Height (cm) Beginner Length (cm)
5’0″ 152 137
5’2″ 158 143
5’4″ 163 148
5’6″ 168 153

What size skis for beginners?

Ski Size Chart

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Skier Height in Feet and Inches Skier Height in Centimeters Beginner to Intermediate Length (cm)
5’0 152 139-145
5’2″ 157 145-152
5’4″ 162 147-153
5’6″ 167 153-160

What size skis for a 7 year old?

Kids Ski Size Chart

Age (yrs) Height (in) Ski Length (cm)
5 43 90-100
6 45 95-105
7 47 100-110
8 50 110-120

Do you wax water skis?

Don’t just use any wax though. Some skateboard or snowboard waxes are not water repellant so won’t work effectively and can even damage your board. We recommend Wake Wax as the best option to get your wakeboard ready for the park.

What size water slalom ski do I need?

Slalom Ski Size Chart

Lbs. – Weight 26-30 MPH 30-34 MPH
Under 100 59″ 59″
100-110 61″-64″ 61″-64″
105-120 61″-66″ 61″-64″
115-140 61″-66″ 61″-66″

What is the difference between race skis and regular skis?

Racing skis are generally more expensive because they feature high-end technology. They have a stiffer flex pattern to be able to hold turns at high speed. Recreation or town league racers can find skis that are softer versions of World Cup level race skis.

How long should Super G skis be?

Giant Slalom

The top masters women under age 55 use GS skis around 180 cm. Older gals go shorter, 175 to 170 cm, as age increases. The radii are tight, primarily under 20 meters for all but a handful of the younger racers.

Why are race skis heavy?

Heavier skis are harder to throw around, but do stick to the snow better and bounce around less, giving more control over the edges. This is why most racing skis are quite heavy. … Most skis though fall into the allround category and are not too light but not too heavy either.

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