Min-Aqua Bats Water Ski Mural.

Min-Aqua Bats Water Ski Mural

Field review by the editors.

Minocqua, Wisconsin

This wall-length outdoor mural, based on a 1958 photo, pays tribute to the "Min-Aqua Bats: The Nation's First Amateur Water Ski Show." They still performs just down the street every summer in Minocqua.

Min-Aqua Bats Water Ski Mural.

The mural took two years for Joan Christgau to paint and was completed in July 2017. It depicts five female Min-Aqua Bats, wearing aqua-ballerina tutus, water skiing in a kind of chorus kick line -- a watery mix of athleticism, balance, and nerves-of-steel.

Most towns wish they had people as mural-worthy as the Min-Aqua Bats.

Min-Aqua Bats Water Ski Mural

Address:
401 Oneida St., Minocqua, WI
Directions:
Southwest edge of downtown. From US-51/Oneida St. turn west into the bank parking lot just north of W. Chicago St. The mural faces south.
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