My Favorite Winter Sport: Iceboating

Many people have never even heard of iceboating, and it can be hard to explain or describe with justice. In the US, the season(s) are typically very short — when the lakes freeze but before they’re covered in snow, and after the last snow melts but the lake re-freezes. Sometimes neither of those situations takes place on a given lake. Anyway, my father found this video on YouTube, taken from a boat just like his. It’s even the same safety-orange color. I’ve had a boat like this at an average speed of 90 miles per hour.

Here’s my first attempt at embedding a YouTube video on this blog: