EZ-Slalom Course Systems
Superior Water Sports Course Engineering & Design
CALL US TOLL FREE at 1-800-216-4461
+01 913-294-2148 outside the US
Official Slalom Course of the
2008 Junior US Open,
the 2011 World Disabled Water Ski Championships,
and the INT League!
Hello and Thank You for Visiting!
We're EZ- Slalom Course Systems the
manufacturers of EZ-SLALOM, the Modern Standard
for both the permanent and the portable slalom course! In business
since 1998 and with over 20 years of slalom course construction
and design experience to draw from, discriminating water skiers
the world over continue to agree that EZ-SLALOM
has set the benchmark for modern slalom course engineering and design.
Highest quality materials, the most advanced structural engineering,
and the most user-friendly designs are only a few of the things
that set us apart from our competition. With EZ-SLALOM
products now in use across the globe in at least 38 countries and
on six continents, and with more skiers than ever before now comparing
the superior Design, Engineering, Quality, and Value of our products
to the others, it's no small wonder that EZ-SLALOM
has become the slalom course of preference the world over. From
novice course skiers to veteran short-liners to Pro Tour competitors,
skiers who take their slalom course skiing seriously now more than
ever choose EZ-SLALOM!
Across the globe and throughout
the water skiing world EZ-SLALOM IS
The Standard to Which All Others Are Compared!
Superior Engineering & Design
We waterskiers have high expectations of the water sports equipment
we purchase. We expect it to be of highest quality. We expect it
to be very well engineered. We expect flawless performance. And
we expect it to be worth what we pay for it. We expect that of our
boats and we expect it of the water skis we ride. At EZ-SLALOM
we believe that you should also expect it of the slalom course on
which you'll use that boat and ski.
From the very beginning our entire focus as a company has been to
build the absolute best permanent or portable slalom course you
can purchase regardless of price. A course that incorporates the
same high level of design and engineering you expect of your boat
or ski and that functions at the same high level you expect of all
of your water sports equipment. From day one we've focused on, invested
ourselves in, and dedicated ourselves to that one single goal.
At the same time we've also concentrated on keeping our pricing
to the end user as low as we possibly can. We do everything within
our power to minimize overhead. We purchase materials in large quantities
to minimize cost, we're constantly working our suppliers for better
deals on raw materials, we recycle anything that can be recycled
etc in our never ending quest to provide both the highest quality
and best bang-for-the-buck value to be found in water sports
equipment. In example you can purchase any of our top-of-the-line
permanent or portable slalom course packages for way less money
than you'll pay for most of the high end slalom skis on the market
today. Think about that for a minute.
How successful have we been in achieving the admittedly high goals
we've set for ourselves? One important indicator is the fact that
of all of the slalom course builders available, either commercial
or private, it was EZ-Slalom who was selected to provide the slalom
and jump courses for the 2008 Junior US Open (an IWSF sanctioned
record tournament featuring the top fifteen under 21 skiers and
jumpers in the world), held near Cincinnati, Ohio on June 21 - 22,
2008. According to the tournaments organizer EZ-Slalom was selected
because of "...the quality of your products, the accuracy of
your courses, your excellent engineering, and your reputation for
excellent customer service". EZ-Slalom is the only commercial
slalom course builder to ever be selected to build courses for a
record capable tournament. High praise indeed and a testament to
the seriousness of our engineering, quality, design, and customer
Again in 2011 we were chosen to provide the slalom course for another
IWSF sanctioned record tournament, the 2011 World Disabled Waterski
Championships. That makes twice that the folks charged with putting
on high level tournaments have turned to us to solve their need
for an accurate yet easy-to-install slalom course for an important
record capable water ski event.
We're proud to also note that we have been chosen to provide practice
courses to some of the top names in pro water skiing, folks we're
pretty sure you've heard of. We've listed some of those names farther
down the page so we won't list them again here, but you'll see them
below as you read on. Our point - if we're good enough that the
pro's choose our products for their usage, don't you think we're
worth serious consideration for your skiing practice use as well?
Every individual feature of an EZ-SLALOM slalom course has been
laboriously researched and optimized to make certain that it the
best it can possibly be. From little things like the hook that attaches
to the buoy to major considerations such as the design and engineering
of the mainline itself, our ultimate goal is to engineer out the
things that cause problems or failures and to engineer in accuracy,
durability, easy usability, functionality, and value. Our selection
to build courses for important international record capable tournaments
as well as 15+ years of positive feedback from our customers indicates
that we've been extremely successful in achieving those goals.
The Best Engineered Portables Available
We've done exactly that with our portable slalom courses. Features such as easy portability, designed-in durability, innovative compactness, and easy tool-free setup/take down are only the beginning. No one else offers a portable slalom course as user friendly, as well thought out, and as well built as an EZ-SLALOM. No one! Even if you don't appreciate our dedication to using the best quality materials and superior engineering right away, years down the road when your EZ-SLALOM course is still trouble free and still going strong you certainly will. We GUARANTEE it!
Highlights of our portable course systems
-Continuous, one-piece mainline construction. While others build
their rope mainlines in structurally weaker, multiple, crimped
together sections, EZ-Slalom exclusively builds the engineer-preferred
one-piece mainline design. From anchor to anchor the EZ-Slalom
mainline is built using one continuous length of rope
(as opposed to a bunch of crimped together sections) for superior
structural strength and durability.
-Only the highest quality materials. For example, we use the best
polypropylene rope available for our portable course mainlines.
We actually have the rope we use custom made to our specifications
(at significant additional expense) rather than just use the cheapest
rope we can find (as others do). Because we firmly believe
that the quality of the rope used for the mainline is of paramount
importance. Example - in 15+ years in commercial business
we have never replaced a single rope mainline due to failure
of materials or workmanship. Not a single one! Our competition
can't say that; ask them. We use larger, stronger crimps than
anyone else uses (where crimps are used) and a unique NO crimp
design used at the arm attachment loop where using crimps are
most likely to cause rope damage and eventual mainline failure.
Because these features determine in large part how much service
life you can expect to get from your rope mainline without premature
failure issues. These are only a few of the features of
our superior engineering, use of the highest quality materials,
and innovative outside-the-box design.
-The most compact portable course buoy arm design available; much
more compact, tougher, and more functional than anything else
out there. Our unique 7-section telescoping COMPACT arm design
sets new standards for compactness, functionality, and well thought
out design. No one builds a better, easier-to-use portable
slalom course than EZ-Slalom!
For complete and detailed information on the features of our portable slalom courses as well as a feature-by-feature comparison of EZ-Slalom to our competitors offerings please CLICK HERE to visit our EZ-SLALOM portable course comparison page.
Same Goes for Our Permanent Courses
We've done the same detailed R & D for our permanent
slalom courses. Our stainless steel EZ-Slalom cable mainlines and
pre-gates, HeavyDuty buoy arms, and HeavyDuty permanent course buoy
lines follow in the same tradition established by our portable courses
for high quality, superior engineering, and unbeatable value. Feature
by feature we've thoroughly scrutinized AND optimized each individual
design factor. EZ-Slalom uses only the best available materials,
the best engineering, and superior design features to make certain
that the course you purchase from us serves you well for many years
without problem. The only thing we've compromised on is the price!
Highlights of our cable course systems include:
-High quality, coated stainless steel cable - Tough yet flexible with a rated 920 LB break strength (minimum tested break strength 1050 lbs)
-Superior engineering & design - Our unique mainline designs
are engineered to reduce stress on the most wear-prone points
on the mainline, improving service life. See our Cable
Mainline page for more information
-Marine rated materials - Absolutely no aluminum crimps used here! Built using only heavy duty materials specifically designed for long life in a marine environment
-HeavyDuty Buoy Lines - Made with tough 3/8" surgical grade
latex tubing rather than light weight shock cord. Corrosion-proof
buoy attachment hooks complete the package. These babies are built
Compare the design, engineering, quality, and value of the EZ-SLALOM
HeavyDuty to our competitions offerings and prices and
you'll see that EZ-SLALOM does indeed offer
the markets best value on a stainless steel cable based permanent
slalom course system!
* See our Price List page for complete pricing details.
EZ-SLALOM offers you the highest content, best
built, best engineered portable slalom courses on the market. Priced
starting at only $789* including shipping charges (basic EZ-Slalom
Compact portable) it is the absolute best value in watersports equipment
available! Compare the price of one good slalom ski to the price
of an entire EZ-SLALOM course and we think you'll
see what we mean. Compare the price of EZ-Slalom's better engineered,
higher content products to the other brands and you'll KNOW what
No One Else Offers Savings Like This
We also go beyond the competition by offering other means of further
reducing the cost of getting yourself into your own portable or
permanent slalom course. Cost saving options no other slalom course
manufacturer will even consider offering you!
Beginning at only $469* you can purchase the EZ-Slalom Compact
Portable Course Kit containing all of the major course components
(mainline, buoy lines, assorted hardware and fittings etc). Add
your own arm tubing and a small amount of easy labor, construct
the buoy arms yourself using our detailed, illustrated instructions
and the parts in the kit, and save major $$$! We also tell you where
to find the arm pipe and what to expect to pay for it! CLICK
HERE for more information on our the EZ-Slalom Compact Course
If you're looking for a steel cable mainline-based permanent course
but want to save costs choose the EZ-Slalom HeavyDuty Permanent
Course Kit priced beginning at only $759*! Click on the HeavyDuty
Course Kits link here or at the top or bottom of the page to view
detailed, cost saving information on all of our portable and permanent
* See our Price List page for complete pricing details.
Manufacturer Direct Savings To You
At EZ-SLALOM we don't wholesale our products to
third party retailers; we only sell directly to the end user. We
do that so that the end user (you) can get the best and lowest possible
prices on our products without unnecessary additional markups being
As stated above, we use the best available materials to construct
our slalom courses regardless of what those materials cost. We use
the best engineering and the best construction methods regardless
of the additional time and labor required. We simply invest more
into our products. Yet to remain cost competitive we bust our butts
to hold our prices as low as we possibly can. Selling our products"factory
direct" is one important way we do that. Putting more content
into the product without hiking up the price to match means that
we make less but that you get a much greater value! We prefer to
stay small and offer you a great price on a great product rather
than cut corners to be the largest volume slalom course company
around. More content at a very competitive price is how we do business
Take the Comparison Test
We urge you to take the time to compare
the superior design features, superior engineering, and superior
value of EZ-SLALOM to our competitor's offerings
before you make a final purchase decision. We're confident that
if you'll do a thorough feature-by-feature comparison you will agree
that EZ-SLALOM IS the best slalom course AND the
WE WANT YOU TO COMPARE!!! Don't be misled into
believing that our competitor's fancy advertising means they build
a better product. Before you make a slalom course purchase you owe
it to yourself to take a hard look at the design and construction
differences between EZ-Slalom and our competition. We put much more
content and value into our courses (rather than into our advertising)
yet we sell them at extremely competitive prices! We tell you in
detail exactly how we build them (just look through our web site)
so you'll know in advance exactly what you're getting when you purchase
an EZ-Slalom course. And we're the only course manufacturer
in the market doing that. All we ask is that you do the homework
and thoroughly compare before you buy.
For a detailed, item-by-item comparison between EZ-SLALOM and the others please review our COMPARISON page.
Our Customers Say It Best
It's a fact! Every year more pros, clubs, and families do the homework and comparisons and then choose EZ-Slalom. Here is a partial list of our more recognizable customers who have first hand knowledge of our products -
Karen Truelove - top Women's Pro Tour skier - EZ-Slalom HeavyDuty
Permanent Course (used for practice at her home lake in Florida).
Karen sent this note after installing and using her course. We
quote - "The EZ slalom course is nothing short of amazing!
In years past we spent days prepping and placing an anchored course,
but with EZ course it was ready to go in only a few hours. I can't
imagine going back to the anchored course after experiencing the
ease and convenience of this one. And most importantly, it skis
great!!" - - Karen Truelove
Freddy Kruger - top Pro Tour ski jumper (and a pretty darn good
slalom skier to boot) - EZ-Slalom HeavyDuty Permanent Course.
A quote Freddy sent us - "With very little experience
dealing with a floating course I had a lot of reservations on
how well it would work. With the installation being as easy as
the directions stated and then watching the course pull right
into line and as straight as any course I've seen I was very excited
to see it come together. Our North course is short so we put in
a 4 buoy with pre-gates, but it is comforting to know that if
we want to expand it to 6 buoys the parts are all interchangeable.
Karen and I have 4 slalom courses and 5 jump courses between our
two training sites and I have never seen one as easy to install
and still ski like a record tolerance course like the EZ-Slalom."
Rhoni Barton-Bischoff, pro tour slalom and 3-event champion -
EZ-Slalom HeavyDuty Permanent Course (used for practice at her
home lake in Florida)
Scot Ellis, pro tour jump champion - EZ-Slalom Custom Ski Fly
Course and HeavyDuty Permanent Slalom Course
Chris Sullivan, pro skier - EZ-Slalom Compact Portable Course (he has two of them)
Marina Mosti, women's pro skier and international champion - EZ-Slalom HeavyDuty Permanent Course
Matt Rini, top waterski instructor - EZ-Slalom HeavyDuty Permanent
Course (in use at his ski school in Orlando,Florida)
Kansas State University Ski Team (2nd place finishers in the 2004 Collegiate Nationals - Division 2) - EZ-Slalom Compact Portable Course and HeavyDuty Permanent Course
Penn State University Ski Team - EZ-Slalom HeavyDuty Permanent Course
Water Sports Federation Of Ecuador - EZ-Slalom HeavyDuty Permanent
Water Sports Federation Of Turkey - EZ-Slalom HeavyDuty Permanent
Course. They have two, used for training purposes and tournaments
Minnesota Barefooters Association (one of the largest and most active barefooter tournament sponsors on the planet) - Custom EZ-Slalom Barefoot Jump Course
Your Local INT League - every INT League state coordinator uses
an EZ-SLALOM Portable Slalom Course for at least
some of their tournaments each year. If you've been in an INT
tournament you've probably already skied on an EZ-Slalom course!
Ask your local INT League coordinator about EZ-SLALOM portable courses!
We can go on but we believe that the point has been made. Discriminating
skiers want a serious, accurate, well designed and well
engineered slalom course. Now more than ever those skiers
Thank You for taking the time to review our information.
If you have a question about something not covered here and would
like additional information or would like to discuss any issue with
us person-to-person, please contact us by e-mail to email@example.com
or call us toll free at 800-216-4461 (or +01 913-294-2148
outside the US). We enjoy answering your questions and we'd love
to hear from you!
EZ-Slalom is the OFFICIAL SLALOM COURSE of the INT LEAGUE
and OFFICIAL NATIONAL SPONSOR!