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Celebrating Water Skiing's Centennial - 1922-2022

The year 2022 commemorated the 100th anniversary for the sport of water skiing.

Water skiing was invented in the United States in 1922 when Minnesotan Ralph Samuelson built the first pair of skis and was towed on them behind an outboard-powered boat. What Samuelson originated became an exhibition sport on both sides of the Atlantic in the 1920s and early 1930s and continues strong 100 years later. 


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