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The last step.  Now they are ready to go behind the boat on the long rope.  Again for small skiers, the hardest part is keeping the ski straight while getting up.   One solution is the get a slalom training rope that has a deep V at the handle, so they can put the tip of the ski in it.  This keeps the ski straight while getting up, and once up, the rope raises above and away from the ski.  From this point on slowly increase the speed and work on getting them to cross the wakes. (Home)