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Video: 145 water skiers set world record behind one boat

Eric Pfeiffer
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In this video, Australia's Horsehead Ski Club sets the world record for most skiers behind a single boat. From the club's YouTube's page:

To ensure the waters on Macquarie Harbour, Tasmania, were calm enough for the record to take place, it was an early start at 7:20am. Of the 154 skiers who started out, nine fell off, which meant at the finish 145 remaining skiers broke the record, which beats the record set two years ago at 114.  A vessel which had enough power to tow all 154 skiers wouldn't have been easy to find, but after a propeller change, the ferry Tasmania Eagle, was able to do the job.

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