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PHOTOS: Whitefish Pond Skim 2024

| April 6, 2024 7:25 PM

Saturday’s main event featured 60 competitors in the 17th annual pond skim contests, with costume-clad skiers and boards wowing a crowd gathered along the Middle Fork slope near the base of Chair 1. Costumes included two horses and a chariot, a Barbie doll, a few dressed as “Macho Man” Randy Savage, and an assortment of furry animals.

Reed Sandstrom, dressed as a cheerleader, won best crash. Best costume went to the Roman horses and chariot trio of Travis, Justin and Darren Kauffman. The women ski winner was Erica Florian, dressed as a wet cat, while the women snowboard winner wa Grace Cady wearing a Cody maverick costume. The men ski winner was Travis Kauffman, and the men snowboard winner was Vincent Remmel as grandma's knitted onesie.

    A participant celebrates after a successful trip across the water at the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    A participant crashes during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    A participant crashes during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    Participants ski or snowboard across the water during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    Participants laugh after a trip across the water at the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    A participant comes up short during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    A participant laughs after crashing during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    A participant crashes during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    Participants ski or snowboard across the water during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    A participant crashes attempting a backflip during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    Participants celebrate after successful trips across the water at the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants ski or snowboard across the water during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants ski or snowboard across the water during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants ski or snowboard across the water during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    A participant crashes during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    Participants ski or snowboard across the water during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    Participants ski or snowboard across the water during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    Anders Soyland lands a front flip out of the pool after a successful trip across the water at the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    Participants ski or snowboard across the water during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 


    Participants ski or snowboard across the water during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 


    A participant crashes attempting a backflip during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants ski or snowboard across the water during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 


    Participants ski or snowboard across the water during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 


    Participants ski or snowboard across the water during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 


    A participant comes up short during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 


    Participants ski or snowboard across the water during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 


    Participants ski or snowboard across the water during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    A participant crashes during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    A participant completes a trip across the water during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    Participants ski or snowboard across the water during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    Participants ski or snowboard across the water during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 


    Participants ski or snowboard across the water during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    A participant crashes during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    A participant crashes before reaching the pool at the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    Participants ski or snowboard across the water during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants ski or snowboard across the water during the pond skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 6. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider