Skiers wear waterproof boots that have a strong ankle support and lock down buckles that increase the responsiveness of the skis.
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Flexible suits made from neoprene are used by skiers with padding in the abdominal area to protect the ribs against any injury caused by the high-speed impact of the water. These suits must allow exceptional freedom of movement to the skier.
Specific towboats with a small hull and flat bottom are employed to pull a skier behind it, moving fast on the surface of water creating movement for the individual who balances over skis.
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A strong and flexible rope about 75ft. long is attached to a handle that is held by the skiers which helps them in towing along with the ski boat and provides speed to the skier.
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A narrow strip of hard but light material or wood that is worn on foot to move with pace over the surface of ice/water as a sport/recreation. In the case of water skiing, a pair of skis (made of light wood material) is worn by skiers that help in skimming over the surface of the water while skiing.