Kōrero: Powered water sports

Wakeboarding

Wakeboarding

Brad Smeele is wakeboarding on the Waikato River near Hamilton, in February 2008. Smeele, from Auckland, took up wakeboarding at the age of 12. He became a professional wakeboarder, gaining a number of national and junior world titles. In wakeboarding the skier uses the wake created by the power boat as a ramp for jumps and tricks.

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New Zealand Herald
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Photograph by Sarah Ivey

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Peter Clayworth, 'Powered water sports - Water skiing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/40452/wakeboarding (accessed 9 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Peter Clayworth, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013