Exclusive interview with wakeskating champion Zuzana Vrablova

Zuzana Vrablova is a world champion who stays busy on and off the water.

At what age and when did you start wakeskating?

I started wakeskating I believe around 17 but I’m actually coming from waterskiing. The first time when I stood on waterskis was when I was 6 years old, and at eight, I joined the Waterski Club in my hometown Piestany. So I was waterskiing which is jump (for distance), trick skiing and slalom and then later on I added snowboarding-snowboardcross. So, I was I exchanging summer waterski season with winter snowboard season.

Zuzana Vrablova wakeskating and another photo of her at the beach.
From the beach to the falls, Zuzana is at home on the water. Pic – Instagram @andrewpastura (left), Zuzana Vrablova (right)

Did you ever try wakeboarding?

Around the age of 14 or 15 I tried wakeboarding but it really didn’t catch my attention just because there weren’t too many riders, no rails at all, I didn’t know what to do so I just kept on waterskiing.

But what happened later was that I suffered a knee injury in a snowboard competition. I had to undergo ACL surgery. After that I was really worried to do jump skiing in waterskiing.

For the full story, see: https://www.wakeboardingmag.com/story/howto/zuzana-vrablovas-exclusive-interview/

By Flor Medrano

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