Award Skills

Cutting Edge takes you through learning to water ski progressively. The participation and bronze awards are generic to all disciplines and provide you with all the basic knowledge and skills required to be confident behind a boat. Silver and Gold awards are discipline specific and focus on the skills and tricks needed to reach competition level within the sport.

The table below shows the skill level you will reach when you have completed each level;


 Adaptive Water Ski / RidingBarefootKneeboardWater Ski 
Participation Getting on the water
Bronze Start at Silver Level  Complete 5 minutes or 2 laps of safe skiing
Silver Getting used to the water whilst watersking or riding
Complete 2 laps of the lake 
Cross wakes on both sides on long line & shoe skis 720 back to back 5 consecutive deep water starts on 1 ski
Complete 1 lap of the lake on 1 ski
Gold Seated Ski/Slalom - run inner course 

Seated Trick - surface 180         
Seated Jump - 3 consecutive jumps (unassisted and landed)
Ski General - Ski - run inner and outer course
Ski General - Jump - 3 consecutive jumps (unassisted and landed)

Ski one handed/one footed on long line & barefoot Slalom - run full course at 16mph on a 23 line
Trick - Air front & back
Slalom - run the course at any speed with gates
Trick - 360's in both directions
Jump - 3 consecutive successful jumps
Platinum       COMING SOON