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Wakesurfing 101: Never give up!

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 wake surf, wakesurf, orlando, lake conway, wake board, surf, Tarzan, Paige, never give up, swimwear, inspiration, Just Bones Boardwear, tie-side bikini bottoms, high-nexk bikini top,sunrise, Malibu boats
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Just Bones Boardwear™ and Wakesurf Orlando

How's this for some swimwear inspiration? I decided to try wakesurfing for the first time. If it requires a bikini, my answer is always yes! I wore my Just Bones Boardwear™ high-neck bikini top with moderate coverage bottoms. I knew I wouldn't have to worry about adjusting my swimsuit while trying this fun water sport for the first time. I've wakeboarded and I've surfed but, luckily we do not need to know how to do either to get started.

I met up with Tarzan from Wakesurf Orlando at Lake Conway. I spotted his 2017 Malibu boat right away. He was very accommodating and easy going. When planning, he worked around my schedule and was willing to meet me early one Saturday morning. I was given some tips and literally jumped in. I didn't get up right away and there were times I felt like giving up. It's like wakeboarding except your feet are not attached to board and the board slipped away from me. It's also hard to stand up on a board when laying in the water so, there were a few times I thought maybe I should try laying on the board like a surfer. I had to have my heels on the board, knees bent, arms straight and just stand up. Tarzan kept reminding me in a positive way. He provided me with feedback of how to improve; with a smile saying "You got this Paige." He also was very smart to think of giving me a more buoyant life jacket. That way I could float and pop out of the water more easily. All the lake water I drank in the beginning was worth it when I finally got up. I'm so glad I kept trying because once I did it, I kept doing it and boy did it feel great! My best advice to anyone trying this for the first time- pull the board under you and just stand up. Once up, it's easy to be pulled by the boat while holding onto the rope. I'm used to holding onto the rope like a wakeboarder, however, I had to adjust my physical and mental mindset to let go. I had to stand up on my own, let the rope slack, get out of the wake and finally...let go of the rope. Now, that was amazing!!

I was fortunate enough to have a private lesson with Tarzan. It was relaxed and I had a real chance to practice repeatedly. He got me up, got me to let go of the rope and got me excited to do more (all in one hour.) I really enjoyed his kindness, knowledge and positive motivation. I'm looking forward to trying it again. I'll be putting on the same bikini and going to the same teacher because it was perfect. And, I learned to never give up!

Find out more and book your lesson with Wakesurf Orlando today (click here) 

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