First there were aquaplanes, then there were w…

First there were aquaplanes, then there were water skis and then there were pretty girls on aquaplanes throwing up a big spray. In this case the pretty girl’s spray caught Dick Pope, Jr.’s eye, he proposed and she became Mrs. Frances Pope! #waterskiing #waterskilife #aquaplane #showskiing #showskilife #cypressgardens #classicphotography #loveblackandwhite #lifeonthewater (at Cypress Gardens, Florida)
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Avid water skiers on occasion like to include their skiing…

Avid water skiers on occasion like to include their skiing passion in the wedding ceremony, often resulting in great photos. The Abraham Lincoln era “Stovepipe Hats” are great accessories! (Fox Movietone News in 1932) ? #waterskiing #showskiing #aquaplane #foxmovietone #wedding.photo.inspiration #lifeonthewater #waterskilife #classicphotography #bnw #loveblackandwhite #lakewinnipesaukee #stovepipehat # (at Long Island Sound)

“Hey Ma, look, no hands…” Wait!…

“Hey Ma, look, no hands…” Wait! Something’s wrong.! Isn’t it supposed to be the aquaplane rider going “no hands” not the boat driver??? #waterskiing #aquaplane #showskiing #roaringtwentys #girlsdayout #classicphotography #lifeonthewater #waterskilife (at Bar Harbor, Maine, New England)

Bring Honolulu’s Greatest Sport to Your Beach! – 1926,…

Bring Honolulu’s Greatest Sport to Your Beach! – 1926, when men wore a shirt and tie to go out on the lake to pull their friends on an Aquaplane. #aquaplane #surfriding #OMC #waterskiing #showskiing #lifeonthewater #lakemichiganlife #lifeisbetteratthelake
(at Milwaukee, Wisconsin)