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How cold is cold?

dislanddisland Posts: 1,212 Crazy Baller
Next time your think its cold check this out. Great movie that will re-frame your idea about how cold the water can be to ski. Its available on netflix

https://vimeo.com/198866740
Dave Island- Princeton Lakes
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Comments

  • OscawanaSkierOscawanaSkier Posts: 38 Baller
    That’s dedication! Beautiful footage too! Watched it with my wife tonight. She thought they were crazy (this from the person who bought me a dry suit for Christmas!). Pretty sure I know what that says about me.
    akale15
  • dbskidbski Posts: 221 Crazy Baller
    Reminds me of the movie "Unsalted". Movie is about Great Lakes surfers who surf year around on the lakes. Apparently, the best waves come in the dead of winter. There are great shots of surfers jumping of icebergs to catch waves in Lake Superior in January!
    Rick Bohn
  • akale15akale15 Posts: 143 Baller
    New Years Day Ski

    I was the unfortunate one to take a swim...still had a great time. Temps where 15 degrees, felt like 5.
  • oldjeepoldjeep Posts: 3,115 Mega Baller
    Looks like lake superior surfing

    Chuck P
    Not a mechanic but I play one at home
    ALPJrMS
  • skihackerskihacker Posts: 235 Baller
    There is a group of guys near me that surf lake ontaio in the winter....no, just no.
  • BoozeBooze Posts: 324 Baller
    In Kentucky.
    Skiers sighted? BS?

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  • liquid dliquid d Posts: 1,001 Crazy Baller
    No sharks.
  • OscawanaSkierOscawanaSkier Posts: 38 Baller
    edited January 6
    Just saw this video of guys up in Nantucket earlier this week! Surfing the “Slurpee Waves”!

    https://goo.gl/9Yo2A9

  • robmollysilverlakerobmollysilverlake Posts: 19 Baller
    If it's going to be cold you have to embrace it, but you need a river to find open water this time of year! I don't know that I would want to try this though :smile:

    Wonderfully nutty Minnesotans
  • parkerc2112parkerc2112 Posts: 113 Baller


    aupatking
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