The key to winning slalom races, whatever your level, is training. Tuning your gear, nailing your starts, perfecting the gybes and getting every ounce of speed from your board that you can. There's no quick fix for slalom success, just good old time on the water.

But, there are a few things it's worth keeping in mind if you want to beat your mates in the next here for more info and check out this slalom training movie from some of France's regular slalom racers.

TRAINING SLALOM... from Stefvidéo on Vimeo.