Masterline Dlx 9.25m Optimized Slide Loop Mainline (11 Section) Water Ski Slalom Rope
The rope the pros use to waterski.
New official tournament rope for the Masters Waterski and Wakeboard tournament, Big Dawg Series, Regionals and Nationals tournaments. If you are skiing in a tournament, you should be practicing with this rope.
This is Masterline’s new Optimized Slide Loop slalom mainline for 2019. This new slalom mainline is the culmination of extensive testing by our team of skiers and top coaches to come out with the most optimized slalom line designed to help improve performance and reduce the stress on the body.
While our current rope is still the leading choice of skiers and tournaments worldwide, it was developed approximately 15 years ago. We have re-engineered our tournament slalom line to be “optimized” to take advantage of today’s technique, boats, skis and speed control. Slalom skiing is an ever evolving sport and constantly requires new demands.
To “optimize” our rope, we had to start with the main ingredient - our PolyproMAX yarn. We wanted to change the dynamic of the rope and control the amount of stretch and also the characteristics of the stretch.
While skiers often complain of the “bungee” ropes on the market, the stretch of the rope is an important factor in creating width, holding outbound direction and reducing fatigue and injury. The amount of stretch and the dynamics of that stretch are critical to the skier’s performance. We have set out to balance these two characteristics to create the ultimate “optimized” rope for performance.