Another photograph of water skiing on the Chattooga River appeared on this website in 2011. (You can find it here.) Here are two more photographs taken in 1956 with a different boat and skier.
The mighty ship Janice-D
with the tiller-handled Evinrude motor is powerful enough to pull this
daredevil out of the murky waters of the Chattooga River.
daredevil drops a ski to slalom along the serene Chattooga. Hey,
you whippersnappers, watch out for the incoming ski and that water
moccasin floating in the background!
(Didn't Stephen Foster write a song about this?)
Photographs by T. Emmett Nunn. Courtesy of Chattooga Library.