Slush pool skiing: The latest wintersport?

A new winter sport has hit the ski slopes of Canada

Updated: 


Skiers and Snowboarders Skim Over Pool

Skiers and snowboarders in British Colombia in Canada have found a new way to entertain themselves on the slopes.

A slush pool has been set up at the bottom of a ski slope to lure people down. The idea is that you skim across the water and land safely the other side, although not many people manage to get that far, as this video shows.

Judges then base scores on how successful each contestant is, how well they get across the pool and the creativeness of their costumes.

Does this look like fun to you? We're not convinced that immersing yourself in freezing green sludgy water is the best way of passing the time, but apparently it's become a bit of a craze over the pond. Tell us what you think below.

Ten places you didn't know you could ski

Ten places you didn't know you could ski


Related articles

Naked skier in epic jump fail

Video: Best ever faceplant made by a skier?

Daredevil skier pulls off the best high five ever

Ski Jumping Through Flaming Trees