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By Ski Rixen Usa

Outdoor Activities Broward County

Looking to get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine Broward County is known for? Look no further than Ski Rixen, America’s first cable watersports park. At Ski Rixen you can cool off while enjoying the nonstop thrills that watersports have to offer. Whether you want to try waterskiing, wakeboarding, wakeskating, kneeboarding or slalom skiing, we have you covered with all the rental gear and instruction you’ll need to get started.

Let’s break it down by sport:

Waterskiing: Typically you waterski on two skis and turn by a combination of leaning and putting a little more weight on one foot. It’s a great way to experience the thrill of gliding across the water in a really natural stance and position that many people take to really quickly.

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By Ski Rixen Usa

Wakeboarding at a Cable Versus Behind the Boat

Wakeboarding at a Cable Versus Behind the Boat

Whether you’re a veteran boat rider who hasn’t felt the unique pull of a cable before, or you’re just getting started with the sport of wakeboarding, we want to clue you in on some differences between the cable park and the boat. Both are a blast, so stay tuned to learn a little more about each.

If you haven’t wakeboarded at a cable park before, it’s a pull like no other. Here’s the setup: A network of towers high above the water suspend a cable that moves around in a circle or rectangle. That cable has multiple ropes attached with handles at the end. Wakeboarders line up at the starting dock and wait for their turn to ride, and after a few minutes the cable is full of wakeboarders carving, hitting rails and booting off kickers. Sounds like fun right? It is.

 

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