Helicopter catches man waterskiing in floods in North Yorkshire
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Helicopter catches waterskier in floods in North Yorkshire

After days of severe flooding, aerial footage from the skies above Selby and York shows that the flood waters are in retreat.

A BBC crew aboard a helicopter captured pictures of waterskier David Platt, taking to flooded rivers around Cawood, in the Selby area of North Yorkshire.

Mr Platt, from Selby, is a member of the White Cross Ski Club and is currently training to try and make the GB team for barefoot skiing.

He told the BBC he practices each weekend on the River Ouse.

  • 29 Dec 2015
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