Pond Skimming Through Slush Huck History
For your entertainment, we've dug through the archives to bring you these gems, just in time for spring skiing.
It's that time of year again when the snow underfoot starts to feel more like slush than solid. And when this season comes around, one thing we can confirm, no matter the year - be it 1952 or 2019, is that humans are innately infatuated with hucking the slush. Call it naivete or just plain silliness, but no matter how wet their ski boots get, they just keep coming back every year to give it another go.
Whether or not your local ski hill is hosting any end-of-the-season festivities this year, here is a look back at some of our best pond skimming footage over the decades...
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1952: Wandering Skis
1960: Swinging Skis
1965: The Big Ski Show
1972: Winter People
1981: Ski In The Sun
1985: Steep and Deep
1987: White Winter Heat
Pond Skim - 2005: Higher Ground & 2009: Dynasty (Mash Up)
2016: Here, There, & Everywhere
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