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Augustow. The water ski lift is closed. Someone drove a motorboat into the ropes holding one of the poles

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In Augustów (Podlaskie Voivodeship) you cannot use one of the most important attractions, i.e. the water ski lift. All because someone with a motorboat hit the ropes that supported one of the lift poles. This one fell into the water. The police are looking for the perpetrators, and the Sports and Recreation Center is talking to professionals to repair the lift as soon as possible.

The water ski lift in Augustów was established in 1999. It is the oldest such facility in Poland. As we read on the website of the Augustów City Hall, “in June it underwent a thorough review, and now, due to human stupidity, no one can use it”.

Last weekend, someone in the middle of the night, sailing in a motorboat, hit the ropes that supported one of the lift poles. This one fell into the water.

Someone broke the ropes that held up a pole like the one in the picture TVN24

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They found traces of aluminum from the boat’s propellers on the bottom

City officials said divers inspected the ropes and found traces of aluminum from the motorboat’s propeller. Drive fragments were also found. The Sports and Recreation Center in Augustów notified the police. She’s looking for the culprits.

The lift is closed TVN24

– We will do everything to make this attraction operational in August. Although it is not entirely up to us, because putting such a pole is on the side of a professional, and unfortunately we do not have such professionals in Poland. We’re talking to Mr Slovakia and from Germany – said Michał Paruch, director of the aforementioned center, in front of the TVN24 camera.

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Augustow. The police are looking for the perpetrators of the destruction of the water ski lift

The facility earned less, about $100,000 a year

As our reporter Mateusz Grzymkowski informed, the losses were estimated at PLN 300,000. zloty.

– Every year, this facility earned about PLN 100,000. zloty. One of the greatest attractions of this region cannot be used, and for most residents and tourists, this is probably the biggest disadvantage of this situation – he said.

The attraction was established in 1999 TVN24

Main photo source: TVN24

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