Pond skimming snowboarder gets his $1K from Red Bull

25th April, 2016 by

By John LaConte

VAIL — The pond skimming snowboarder has received his $1,000 from Red Bull.Flash back to April 10 at Golden Peak, the annual World Pond Skimming Championships were underway once again, albeit a week earlier than usual. The scene was playing like a crash reel GIF, with skier after skier hitting the jump, half flipping in the air and back flopping the water, and every snowboarder failing to cross the pond. Out of nowhere, a challenge was issued from the event’s sponsor, Red Bull: The first snowboarder to cross the pond wins $1,000.For snowboarder Alex Clapin, spending the winter in Vail …

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