VIDEO: Nikolas Plytas gets that sinking feeling

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Watch waterskier Nikolas Plytas turn a famous shipwreck in Elefsina into his personal playground.

Plytas pulls out some of his best tricks under the Greek sun, on the shipwreck of the Mediterranean Sky in Elefsina - one of the most famous in the country.

Eager to push the limits of his sport, the young waterskiing champion tries some slides off the hull of the sunken ship using a monoski which is similar to a wakeboard, except that the surface of the ski is much smaller - and the challenge that much bigger!

The height of the ship, as well as the rusted metal of the hull, were just two of the factors the 18-year-old had to consider...

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Nikolas Plytas poses for a portrait at the Elefsina shipwreck in Elefsina close to Athens, Greece, on June 17, 2013.
Nikolas Plytas stands on the shipwreck in Elefsina© Vladimir Rys/Red Bull Content Pool
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Nikolas Plytas poses for a portrait at the Elefsina shipwreck in Elefsina close to Athens, Greece, on June 17, 2013.
The teenager wants to push his sport© Vladimir Rys/Red Bull Content Pool