Cable Ski

That’s wakeboarding without a boat and like I mentioned in my last post, my cousin has been into it for the last year or so.  Which is why a couple of crazy Tans got up early on a Saturday morning, which is pretty much a feat for most of them, yes, most of us would rather spend a lazy Saturday morning curled up in bed …

… last Saturday was anything but lazy though … so that’s us before getting on the ferry.

I really do enjoy boat rides.  There’s something about the sea air blowing in your face that it quite rejuvenating and contemplative at the same time.  It didn’t take us long at all to get to Batam, about an hour or so and then it was like a quick 5min ride to Cable Ski.  It’s a little rustic but there’s everything you need there.  More importantly, if my sister can be happy there, most other Singaporeans would be 🙂  The true test is if my Mummy can be happy there too :p

If it’s your first time, you start off with a knee board.  That pretty much means you kneel on a board.  It’s a lot easier for balance but when the cable snaps, it’s still just as tough.  So while I made a couple of rounds on the knee board, I never got that far standing … let’s just say, even standing was something I didn’t quite accomplish by the end of the day.

That’s the place where I spent most of the day in a queue just trying to stand on the board :p  Yes, I fell more than I stood but I’m game for it again because I want to be able to do this one day.

Yes, that’s my cousin showing us how it’s done 🙂  Hopefully, I’ll get there some day.  The verdict is that it’s a really good work out for your arms.  At the end of the day, we were tired.

The pain didn’t quite sink in till the next day and that’s when I received an SMS from one of my cousins, “I feel like I’m paralyzed.”

Yes, we are still so looking forward to the next time!!!

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