I watched the 2020 National M7-M9 events yesterday. Made me wonder if 30mph is actually harder than 32. All the 30mph skiers were pulling hard through both wakes and their skis were getting a lot of bounce on both wakes even at 28 and 32 off . . . It looked like 32 mph skiers had more efficient conditions for slalom skiing.
An analogy that seem slightly relevant to me; Alpine ski racing is done on ICE, not slush.
The real question is, will an M9-10 skier get a higher buoy count at 30 rather than upping it to 32 if he trains at 32 ?
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