PWC Tow Snow Skiers Into Maui Surf

Pro freeskier Cody Townsend grew up surfing the waves of Santa Cruz, California and snow skiing the slopes of Lake Tahoe...and dreaming of combining the two, apparently. This past November, that's just what he did. Along with the "Godfather of Freeskiing" Mike Douglas, and tow-in assistance from a few Yamaha WaveRunners, the pair began skiing the moving mountains of Maui.

15th March 2010.
By Jeff Hemmel

Pro freeskier Cody Townsend grew up surfing the waves of Santa Cruz, California and snow skiing the slopes of Lake Tahoe…and dreaming of combining the two, apparently. This past November, that’s just what he did. Along with the “Godfather of Freeskiing” Mike Douglas, and tow-in assistance from a few Yamaha WaveRunners, the pair began skiing the moving mountains of Maui.

Time for a little Monday-morning video…


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Jeff Hemmel writes for boats.com, Boating, PersonalWatercraft.com, and Powersports Business. The former Senior Editor at Watercraft World, Jeff is a multi-time award winner as well as a 2008 inductee into the IJSBA Hall of Fame. His first book, "The Anti-Pirate Potato Cannon...and 101 Other Things For Young Mariners To Try, Do, & Build On the Water," received a bronze medal in the 2010 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards. For more info, visit Jeff Hemmel's website.

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