Australians demonstrate the fine art of skiing on watermelons

By Megan Carpentier
Monday, March 7, 2011 15:03 EDT
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One wouldn’t think that watermelons and skiing would be two things that go well together, but some people in Queensland, Australia thought differently. They strapped watermelons on their feet, grabbed a rope and tried their luck.

Watch the video below, uploaded to YouTube on March 7, 2011:

[Image via Sophie Benjamin, Creative Commons licensed]

Megan Carpentier
Megan Carpentier is the executive editor of Raw Story. She previously served as an associate editor at Talking Points Memo; the editor of news and politics at Air America; an editor at Jezebel.com; and an associate editor at Wonkette. Her published works include pieces for the Washington Post, the Washington Independent, Ms Magazine, RH Reality Check, the Women's Media Center, On the Issues, the New York Press, Bitch and Women's eNews.
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