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Eric Mullen tries to keep his balance in Sunday's second annual closing day pond skim competition. Several dozen skiers and snowboarders made the run and tried their luck at making it across the icy water near the base of Steamboat Ski Area.

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Skiing closes with a splash

Pond skim, concerts and late-day sun mark end of season

Style topped grace in the second annual Steamboat Splashdown Pond Skim on Sunday, closing out the 2008-09 ski season with flashy costumes and a ride across a man-made pond at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.


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