180 Degree Slide

Jul 4, 2015
Wrote this last year and totally forgot to post on here! https://watercraftjournal.com/stand-up-skills-180-degree-slide/

Sliding a stand up, like most things in life, is not difficult on paper. Turn one way, add throttle while turning the other, chop throttle, lean forward, slide, add throttle for recovery. Done, end of article!
If only it were that simple. Ski design and set up changes the nuances of this flatwater trick, but the overarching steps remain a standard. Follow them, with tweaks to support your riding style and particular ski, to lay the foundation for this skill.

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