Tag: barefoot water skiing

Lauren Lindeman, Show Skier and Barefoot Water Skier

Eight-year-old Lauren Lindeman barefoot water skiing   Lauren Lindeman (Willowbrook, IL/ Winter Haven, FL) started out water skiing at three-and-half years old, hanging on to the boom with her older sister skiing behind her on Lake Chetek in Wisconsin.  “I don’t remember being scared or anything,” said Lauren.  “My entire family water skied, so I learned... Read more »

You Can't Move Forward Until You Move Through Your Fear

I woke up this morning thinking about fears. A teacher came up to me yesterday at a booth that I was working at and asked me a question.  It’s a question that has popped up often in the last year:  “Aren’t you afraid you’re going to lose the little bit of hearing that you have... Read more »

Women's Week at the World Barefoot Center

Women's Week at the World Barefoot Center
Way back in March of this year, Judy Myers announced that she was going to organize a Women’s Barefoot Week at the World Barefoot Center.  “The sport is dominated by men,” said 67-year-old Judy.  “We never do anything for the women, so this year, we are devoting a whole week just for the gals.” The... Read more »
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Glen Plake Goes Barefooting

Glen Plake Goes Barefooting
It’s not hard to spot Glen Plake on the ski slopes with his 15-inch, colorful Mohawk leading the way as he hot dogs down the mountains.  Plake is known as the pioneer of extreme skiing and he has starred in several skiing films. He and his wife, Kimberly, regularly visit the smaller ski resorts around... Read more »

Barefooting on Cedar Lake

Dan Tanis at Footstock “Footin’ fool female…” the message from Dan Tanis began.  I had no clue who Dan Tanis was when he reached out on Facebook, but the rest of his message made me smile at how we ended up connected. I had posted a picture that I took at a recent Footstock barefoot... Read more »

Welcome to 'Barefoot in the 'Burbs'

Welcome to ‘Barefoot in the ‘Burbs.’  As you can guess, I’m not crazy about shoes.  As a kid, my Mom used to holler at me before I took off out the door, “Karen, put some shoes on!”  Flip flops were about the only shoes I embraced during the summer and I once spent nearly an... Read more »
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