Wakeboarding is a thrilling sport that combines the best of an adventurous spirit, physical endurance, dexterity and a passion for pitting yourself against danger. Although you can easily become an expert in wakeboarding with a few years of regular practice, the sport can be somewhat dangerous if you are not careful about the equipments you use. You must check your wakeboards and bindings regularly so as to ensure that they are in top condition. After all, when you are zooming ahead at full speed over water, the last thing you want is a wakeboard or binding that is coming apart!
Why you may want to Change your Wakeboarding Equipment
There are several reasons for changing your wakeboarding equipments periodically. Firstly, you must invest in new equipments your CWB wakeboards and bindings are in really bad shape due to excessive use. Secondly, you may want to try out a new model or a new technology that has been recently introduced in the market. May be you have outgrown your present wakeboard and bindings or you just want to emulate your favourite wakeboard rider.
Whatever be your particular reason, the most common reason for changing equipments is their shoddy condition. Don’t take any chances with damaged equipments. You may have to spend more towards a dislocated leg or sprained ankle in try to save some money by not buying new equipments on time.
Checking the Binding and Fins
Bindings and fins used by you should also be in top condition. Check bindings and the retention bolts regularly for signs of fraying or other damage. The fins should be tightly attached to the wakeboard. May be its time to buy a new set if you see any signs of damage or if you cannot fix them properly