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Know About Great Places for Wakeboarding around the World

By Charles Hopkins Published 04/7/2006 | Sports

So you are a fan of wakeboarding? Yes it is indeed a great boarding sport. Not only you but also many more like you have been amazed by this sport, both players and spectators alike. Though nowadays many places offer wakeboarding facility but there are some hotspots and specialized locations around the world, which are really great for wakeboarding and wake boarders. For wakeboarding enthusiasts here is a list of great locations, which provide top-quality wakeboarding facility.



a)     Costa Rica: Costa Rica is a place, which can be called as the paradise for wake boarders. Here you can enjoy wakeboarding for almost all the year round. Even if your are a first time wake boarder or a person who never had any experience of wake boarding, then also you should come here because there are excellent facilities available for the first timers and inexperienced as well as the avid wake boarders.


b)     Mexico: Here you can get wakeboard instructions for all levels from beginners to pro. You can even go for a package deal here.



c)     Canada: In the Bushs Sports Center in Canada you can get wakeboarding course, equipments and clinics



d)     Thailand: Phuket in Thailand is the most famous place for wake boarding. Here you can even go for discount package deals



e)     California: Here you can get lots of places offering wakeboarding facilities. The Seattle Watersports in California is the largest wakeboarding area in the Pacific Northwest. If you are in San Francisco Bay Area then for wakeboarding you can go to Learn2Wakeboard. The other places, which are famous in California for good wake boarding facilities are Willis Water Ski Center and Mission Bay Aquatic Center and California Delta Waterway, Canyon Lakes, California Skier and the Bay Area Water Ski Club. The Bay Area Water Ski Club is a club offering great wake boarding facilities throughout the year.



f)       Florida: An avid wake boarder like you should visit Pickos Ski and Wakeboards School while in Florida . This is the world leader in wakeboard vacations and instructions and specializes in both water skiing and wakeboarding. It provides you not only the best instructions but also a world-class wakeboarding experience. The other place that you can visit is O'Town Watersports, which coaches in all levels of water-skiing and wakeboarding from beginners to champions.



g)     England: If you are vacationing in Europe and are desperate to get into wake boarding then you can try Sheffield Cable. This is North Englands only cable water-ski site where you can enjoy world-class wake boarding experience. You can also try your luck in Aqua Ski Cable Tow Water Skiing and Wakeboarding and enjoy wake boarding.



h)     Portugal: Portugal International Waterski and Wakeboard Center is a place located on a private lake. If you are vacationing in Portugal, you must go to this place and enjoy wake boarding.



i)        France: Even if you have a child who is 3 years of old or a mother who is above 70, you can take both of them for wake boarding experience in Taxi des Mers on French Riviera. You can also take instructions or do any level of wake boarding in Ski West.



j)       Brazil: Go to the eco resort Alphavillage consisting of a lake that gives you a wonderful experience of wake boarding. This place is famous for hosting regular international competitions and provides all the necessary gears for wake boarding.


So, these are some places offering world-class wake boarding facilities. Go to any one near you and enjoy the sport of wakeboarding.