Did these “Beautiful Skiers of Cypress Gardens”…

Did these “Beautiful Skiers of Cypress Gardens” inspire the original Min-Aqua Bats? I’d say “You bet!” This 2-page fold-out appeared in the Milwaukee Journal in Jan., 1950. That summer the Min-Aqua Bats began performing regularly scheduled water ski shows in the “Aqua Bowl” in Minocqua, Wis. #waterskiing #waterski #showskiing #skiscake #lifeonthewater #classicphotography #cypressgardens # (at Cypress Gardens, Florida)