WINTER PARK, Colo. (CBS4) – There was a festive atmosphere over the weekend at several Colorado ski resorts, many of which are now closed for the season.

The lifts at Breckenridge, Copper Mountain and parts of Winter Park closed for the ski season on Sunday.

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At Winter Park the annual Spring Splash was held at the base, and a CBS4 newscaster showed some serious skills in the competition.

(credit: Justin McHeffey)

(credit: Justin McHeffey)

Meteorologist Justin McHeffey, an avid skier, made it across the pond that is set up for the event.

(credit: Winter Park)

(credit: Winter Park) (credit: Winter Park)

He was wearing a silly costume that included a straw hat (which managed to stay on), and even accomplished the feat with an open beverage in hand. Not a drop spilled.

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(credit: Winter Park)

(credit: Winter Park) (credit: Winter Park)

This was the second time McHeffey has made it across the pond in the event. He also competed a few years ago.

(credit: Winter Park)

(credit: Winter Park)

McHeffey said he was a bit frightened by the 33 degree water, but it luckily only got on his jeans.