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Man invents floating skis - they work on water

Russian man comes up with floating ski's

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A man in Russia has invented a pair of floating skis so he can practise the sport all year round.

They're made of wood and rubber - and are pretty slow. But Nikolai Vasiliev says you can use them to go over any type of water and get a pretty good workout at the same time!

The teacher said he came up with the idea 39 years ago - but only found time recently to actually make them.

Check out the ski's in action here...