Life of a Pond Skimmer

Pro Pond Skimmer Scott Loveless skimming it up at Copper Mountain. Photo: Tripp Fay

Pro Pond Skimmer Scott Loveless skimming it up at Copper Mountain. Photo: Tripp Fay

They are merely jesters in the court of ski. For one day each spring people laugh, and jeer, and cheer for them, but few truly understand.

For they are the pro pond skimmers, an elite group of intrepid skiers and riders around the globe that put body before wits in an icy quest to reach the far side of a pool-sized slushy.

Scott Loveless of Copper Mountain is one such skimmer, and his time to shine like an ice berg is coming up April 18 as Copper Mountain hosts the 4th Annual Red Bull SlopeSoakers. We recently caught up with Scott to learn more about the life of a pond skimmer. READ OUR Q&A WITH SCOTT

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