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The Biggest Balls Of Them All

Soccer Ball Water Tower, Mistlin Sports Park, Ripon, California (Thanks Adrian Mendoza, www.amenfoto.com)

Basketball Water Tower, Hebron, Illinois (Thanks, dharder9475 on Flickr)

Baseball Water Tower, Ellsworth, Illinois (Thanks, tlindenbaum on Flickr)
Water Tower Rend Lake Golf Course IL
Golf Ball Water Tower, Rend Lake Golf Course, Illinois (Thanks PJKnapp on Webshots Travel)

Beach Ball, Pensacola, Florida (Thanks, Andreas & Jo-Anne on PicasaWeb)


8 Ball Water Tower, Tipton, Missouri (Thanks, www.worldslargestthings.com)

Extreme Water Infrastructure Sports, Amateur Division

Geo Contest! Where, oh where? There’s a (modest) prize and heavy praise waiting for the first reader/s who can identify these locations.

It looks like reservoir mis-use in the name of sport is an international phenomenon! In this clip from the land down under, our Oz sportsmen do without the fancy equipment and skilled videographers, but make up for it with a head-bangin’ punk rock track. Here, see “Aussie guys jumping off a huge tower at the res.”

A mere 5 seconds long, don’t blink or you’ll miss the action in “Water Tower Golfing.” This is strong evidence for the theory that “everything’s been done already.”

This one, aptly titled “Redneck Wakboarding,” depicts that memorable day when “Mitch went wakeboarding at the water treatment plant in the mud while it was freezing outside.”