The rising water-ski star, Nikolas Plytas, in search of new spots to evolve his talent, took his board and experienced the famous shipwreck of the Mediterranean Sky, in Elefsina, near Athens.
For a talented athlete, each point represents a new challenge. Nikolas was born a water-ski talent, snowboard lover and became more and more passionate about extreme sports as he grew up.
The courageous skier has managed to do something that no one else has ever dared before. “What I did today, has never been done before in the whole world! I feel that I have made a big step in this sport. It was a unique experience that, even in that way, for a moment this ship came again to life,” the excited athlete said.
The original name of the Mediterranean Sky was City of York when it was built in 1952 in Newcastle, England. The cruise liner departed from London in November 1953, and maintained its service until sold to Michael A. Karageorgis, Piraeus in 1971, when she became the Mediterranean Sky.
Her last voyage was in August 1996, when she sailed from Brindisi to Patras. She remained in Patras until 1999, when she was towed to Eleusis, and laid up and was virtually abandoned. In January 2003, the Mediterranean Sky keeled over on her side in Eleusis Bay. Till then she remains there awaiting her fate.
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