10 Unique and Wonderfully Weird Skiing Events

We can’t help but note that the title of this event sounds a little prestigious for what it is, however you can’t knock the enthusiasm for what is in essence a bunch of skiers launching themselves into a pool of freezing cold water in a failed attempt to skim the pond.

If you’re the type that errs on the sadistic side, then The World Pond Skimming Championships on 20 April in Vail is for you. The rules are simple. Longest skim wins and fancy dress is a must.


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