Water Sport in Thailand
If you love the open water and getting wet and wild, inland Bangkok might not seem the obvious choice for taking up this type of activity but this isn’t the case. In Thailand, having fun, or sanuk as the locals call it is a top priority and for this reason there are plenty of ways to blow off steam in the Thai capital with a fair few water based activities amongst them.
There are a couple of wakeboarding parks in Thailand. So if you’ve yet to try this fun water sport then this is the opportunity you have been waiting for! If you are unfamiliar with wakeboarding, it is the practice of being pulled long on a rope or cable, while standing on something that resembles a snowboard, while gliding across the water.
The cable or rope can either be attached to a boat like water-skiing or, as is the case with the Bangkok wake parks, pulled along by an aerial cable pulley system. Ramps and jumps are added to the course to allow you to grab some air and perform impressive aerial stunts and maneuvers. If you still aren’t clear on exactly what it entails, check out this video: http://player.vimeo.com/video/45345474?portrait=0&autoplay=1
The aim at THAI WAKE PARK was to design a Cable Wakepark that would give riders of all levels the opportunity to try the great sport of cable wakeboarding and wakeskating. At THAI WAKE PARK they remember how daunting the first few experiences are on the cable so they’ve constructed the cable to progress riders from their first few steps, to where ever their abilities and imagination will take them!
Thailand’s first cable wake park for riders from all backgrounds: skill, age, country and gender who share the same passion in riding with nature.
They provide equipments, ranging from beginner’s kneeboards (free of charge) to the more advanced wakeboards and water skis. Their experienced staffs are ready to support and take care of your safety.