With summer right around the corner, it’s time to shake off the cobwebs with some skiing spring cleaning. We enlisted Malibu Boats skiers Will Asher, Thomas Degasperi and Regina Jaquess to share some things you can do right now to get your body, boat and gear ready for a summer full of fun and personal [...]
Your success at the next buoy all depends on how you set yourself up from the previous buoy to the first wake. If you haven’t done things right in this crucial part of the turn, it’s already too late. However, with a flawless transition from the turn to the first wake, most of your job [...]
Can the greatest slalom skier of all time hang with the world’s best swervers of today? Andy Mapple, who just turned 50 at the end of last year, will compete against Thomas Degasperi, Will Asher, Chris Parrish and Nate Smith in mid-February at Gordon Rathbun’s Ski Paradise in Acapulco, Mexico.
Watch Malibu Boats‘ Thomas Degasperi ski the 2013 Malibu Response TXi, including some crazy helicopter footage. 2013 Malibu Boat Guide Get more Malibu with the 2013 Malibu Boat Guide. Explore Malibu’s 2013 ski boats, meet the Malibu Boats team, and see Malibu’s latest innovations through video, full-screen photo galleries and more. See Malibu Boats’ commitment [...]
Experience what it’s like to ski the record-setting Malibu Response TXi through the eyes of Thomas Degasperi. Watch the T Cut Diamond hull track on a rail and see for yourself why the Response TXi is responsible for towing multiple world records.
Whether free skiing or reaching for a world record, every skier wants to have the best possible set whenever he hits the water. Here are some of the things I do before I attack the course to make sure that every set I have behind the Response TXi is the best it can be.
With the new T Cut Diamond hull, Malibu’s Response TXi has become an even better training tool, with the flattest, softest wakes in all of skiing. Combine that with longer tracking fins, GPS-based speed control and the updated helm, and the Response TXi is ready to pull the perfect set right from the factory. Here’s how.
A Tropical water ski adventure lures us and two pros to a beautiful oasis in Central America.
See the second installment of WATERSKI contributor Thomas Gustafson’s best water ski photos of 2011, including Aaron Larkin, Carlo Allais, Natalia Berdnikova and Thomas Degasperi.
We asked Thomas Gustafson for his favorite photos from the past 12 months. Check out the first installment of a dozen stellar shots, including Alex Laurentano, Billy Susi, Jon Travers and the action shot of Thomas Degasperi that scored the May issue cover.