Slalom Waterskier Carves on a Perfect Mirror in 4K: Watch

Ever watch a waterskier cut glass? This is an entirely different thing.

GoPro made its presence felt over the weekend with a new crystal-clear clip from a GoPro Awards winner.

The short video’s title contains everything you need to know about its contents: “Slalom Waterskiing on Perfect Glass” is exactly that, in 4K POV. Watch skier Travis Fisher carve S-curve after S-curve in the crystalline surface from a perspective that alternates between his own and the tip of his ski — facing straight back toward him.

Fisher is a GoPro Million Dollar Challenge award recipient. Along with the mantle, he got an equal share of the $1,000,000 GoPro put up for grabs to a select group of winners.

Candidly speaking, you could be the next Fisher if you’ve got a firm grasp on waterskiing — but finding conditions as pristine as the ones in the video might be another story.

Runtime: 1 minute, 14 seconds

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Sam has roamed the American continent to follow adventures, explore natural wonders, and find good stories. After going to college to be a writer, he got distracted (or saved) by rock climbing and spent most of the next decade on the road, supporting himself with trade work. He's had addresses in the Adirondack Mountains, Las Vegas, and somehow Kansas, but his heart belongs in the Texas hill country.

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