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Julian Shaw

Julian Shaw From his early days as an international barefoot ski competitor and national record holder, Julian is no stranger to the world of Watersports he first met Chris Abbott when they were both driving ski boats at national tournaments and his experience goes back over 30 years including skiing at world level and coaching at some of the most highly acclaimed ski-schools worldwide.

His friendship with Chris introduced him to the world of parasailing in early 80’s and since then has worked as a parasail operator in the Caribbean and USA logging some 50,000 flights and as one of the very first operators to pioneer use of the new, larger, more efficient canopies was instrumental in helping to re-invent the way the industry works today. As a member of the Custom Watersports design and production team together with Lee, the two companies now offer a depth and level of knowledge unparalled in the industry.


Custom Chutes Inc. 1218 50th Ave Plz West, Bradenton, FL 34207

Custom Chutes Inc. is a parasails equipment design and manufacturing company with heritage of experience dating back over 45 years. Custom Chutes’ design and manufacturing team has developed a reputation for the highest standards of excellence and we remain the largest builder of parasail equipment not only in the USA but worldwide.