Just when you think you’re aware of every conceivable ski-related sport you get broadsided by something that’s existed for well over a decade. This is Wake Skiing and its just how it sounds. Basically chubby little water skis that you can hit rails and jumps with much like a wakeboard. Looks super fun and deceptively hard:

Here’s a longer clip of a crew of wake skiers hitting up different cable parks in Bavaria:

HERE’S HOW WAKE SKI MAKER HO SPORTS PITCHES THE SPORT:

“Do you ever get jealous of watching all the wake boarders flip, spin and press their way through a cable park? We at HO Skis do as well! We’ve witnessed the explosion of freestyle snow skiing in the terrain parks at our home snow ski mountains and think it is about time that trend is carried onto the water.

Bit more wake skiing from 2021:

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