Ho, Ho, Holy Smokes, This Water's Cold - NBC4 Washington

Ho, Ho, Holy Smokes, This Water's Cold



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    Dressed as Santa Claus, Kerry Nistel water-skis past the Washington Monument on the frigid waters of the Potomac River December 24, 2004 in Arlington, Virginia. This is the 19th year Nistel has dressed as Santa and water-skied on Christmas Eve. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

    Tis that time of year again, boys and girls. The time of year that a brave Santa suits up and waterskis with the Grinch and other seasonal faves, in freezing-cold water for our own amusement.


    Check out the spectacle for yourself at the National Harbor Marina this Friday, Dec. 24 at 1 p.m. Santa will hit the (teeny, wind-whipped) waves in rain, snow or shine.

    Other than Santa and that weasly Grinch, you can see the Flying Elves, the Kneeboarding Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman... who will be riding in a dinghy (since he can't get wet, obviously).

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