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ProSlide: Vision and design

Connect a professional ski racer with a fibreglass yacht builder, tool in vision and design all the time and you have the key ingredients for the most thrilling water rides in the world.

A member of Canada’s alpine skiing team from 1969 to 1974, ProSlide CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has always been to create water rides with purposeful designs that take into account the precision and architecture of ski racing’s smooth turns, steep grades and big drops. When he founded ProSlide in 1986, Rick partnered with Hans Tanzer, one of the largest sailboat manufacturers in Canada. This powerful partnership introduced the highest- quality fibreglass – built-to-last and to withstand harsh marine conditions — to the water park industry.

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