Wakeboard vs. Wakeskate


Wakeboard or Wakeskate? What’s more fun? The IBS-Team asked the Insider Dirk Mävers and put together the advantages and disadvantages of both:

Wakeboarding: Advantages

  • Big variety of tricks
  • Well know sports / large community
  • Easy to learn

Wakeboarding: Disadvantages

  • Expensive equipment
  • Big risk of injuries
  • Need of a cable or a boat

Picture source Wakeboard
Photo: Dirk
Rider: Willi @ Wakepark Norderstedt

Wakeskating: Advantages

  • challenging variety of tricks
  • low costs for equipment
  • can be done almost everywhere with a winch

Wakeskating: Disadvantages

  • medium risk of injuries
  • hard to get the hang of it
  • small community

Picture source Wakeskate
Photo: Dirk
Rider: Micha

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Wakeboarding or Wakeskating? There’s one thing that we’re sure of: It’s both a lot of fun and both sports have their advantages and disadvantages. We recommend for you to try wakeboarding and wakeskating a couple of times and to find out yourself which one is the ultimate fun for you!

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