Cutting Edge

Cutting Edge is our fantastic participation programme for young people offering them the chance to try the sport, develop their skills and progress to competition level. It follows a step by step progression so it is easy to track how much you have improved since your last session and compared to your friends.

Level 2 WSWB
Photo: Thanks to Dave Lochhead and Foxlake

The Programme

  • Designed by some of the sport's best coaches, skiers and riders
  • Specifically designed for young people who are new to the sport
  • Free for all affiliated clubs and accredited sites to use
  • Available in 5 disciplines - Water Ski, Wakeboard (Boat & Cable), Barefoot, Kneeboard and Disabled 
  • Progresses through award levels 
  • Prizes are available to all young skiers and riders who complete award levels Silver, Gold and Platinum

 The Levels

Bronze – generic beginners award which guides you through the basics of water skiing and wakeboarding

Silver – discipline specific award which develops your basic skills and helps you to master a number of skills and tricks

Gold – discipline specific award which develops you to a competition standard in your chosen discipline

Platinum - discipline specific award which pushes you to be competitive at a national level (wakeboard only)

If you have any questions about Cutting Edge or would like some more information, click on the links below or email

Award Skills

Related documents

  1. Photo Consent Form

    10 Jul 2015 / 29kb

    Photo Consent Form for Clubs, Committees, Event Organisers and the BWSW Network to use to gain consent for taking and using photographs or film within the sport