Retraction: The following article “Cable wakeboarding, a new trendy sport: analysis of injuries with regard to injury prevention” published by M. D. Schofer, S. A. Hrabal, N. Timmesfeld, S. Fuchs-Winkelmann, T. Patzer in Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, Early View, 15 July 2010 (DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0838.2010.01158.x) has been retracted by agreement between the journal Editor in Chief and John Wiley & Sons A/S. The retraction has been agreed due to significant overlap with a previously published article: “Verletzungsarten und Verletzungshäufigkeiten beim Cable-Wakeboard: eine prospektive saisonbegleitende Studie” subtitled “Incidence and Mechanism of Injuries in Cable-Wakeboarding, a Prospective Study”, Sportverletzung Sportschaden 2009; 23:141–147.