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Barefoot Skiing at Beautiful Cypress Gardens.
Performances (Entertainment events)
Service industries--Florida--Winter Haven
Amusement parks--Florida--Winter Haven
Skis and skiing
Accompanying note: "Dick Pope Jr., Men's World Water Ski Champion, barefoot skiing at Cypress Gardens. This is a trick originated by this famous youngster. Barefoot skiing is part of the several daily water ski shows at Cypress Gardens."
Founded in 1936 by Dick and Julie Pope, Cypress Gardens was the state's first theme park. Proclaimed the Water Ski Capitol of the World, Cypress Gardens became the birthplace of performance water skiing in 1941.
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Subject - Corporate
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Barefoot Skiing at Beautiful Cypress Gardens. 1952. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/333175>, accessed 22 February 2024.
Barefoot Skiing at Beautiful Cypress Gardens. 1952. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/333175>