04494939 is referenced by 9 patents and cites 13 patents.

The heelpiece (10) of a water ski binding is composed of a heel base (18) formed with a pair of longitudinally spaced-apart slots (72) for receiving posts (22) extending upwardly from water ski (14). A cam latch (20) is rotatably mounted to the upper end of each post (22) for selective engagement with detents (78) arranged in rows (74) and (76) extending along opposite sides of each slot (72). Cam latches (20) are rotatable from an unlatched position wherein the latches are spaced upwardly from detents (78) to enable heelpiece (10) to freely slide along ski (14) into desired position, to an "over center", locked position wherein the cam latches (20) clamp the heelpiece (10) downwardly against the ski to prevent movement thereof. The cam latches 20 also shift the heelpiece forwardly into snug engagement with the skier's foot as the latches are rotated into latched position.

Title
Water ski binding
Application Number
6/464020
Publication Number
4494939
Application Date
February 4, 1983
Publication Date
January 22, 1985
Inventor
Roger J Brown
Aspen
CO, US
Gail M Ackert
Bothell
WA, US
David E Calapp
Bellevue
WA, US
Agent
Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness
Assignee
Connelly Skis
WA, US
IPC
A63C 15/06
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