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Adaptive water skiing and wakeboarding clinic at Lake Mirage in Grand Junction.
July 18-19, 2005
Colorado Discover Ability has teamed-up with Adaptive Adventures (web site) to provide and promote adaptive water-skiing and wakeboarding opportunities in western Colorado.

more informationMore information about adaptive water-skiing.

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Carlos gets ready for his turn to learn water skiing.
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Carlos is ready for his water ski leasson.
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Beth coaches Carlos about fundamentals of water skiing.
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Sierra from Telluride Adaptive assists Carlos in putting on the water skis.
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Carlos learns the fundamentals of water skiing.
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The boom is the easiest method of learning to waterski.
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The first water start for Carlos.
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Carlos slowly gets up as the boat increases its speed.

Try This Again
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Carlos didn't stretch his arms out and he is back in the water.

Carlos gets coaching tips from Craig after his first, unsuccessful start.
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Sierra helps Carlos get ready for the second water start.

New water start.

Carlos slowly gets up...
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...and needs to get his feet underneath him...

...and stand up more...

With properly stretched arms, Carlos water skis.
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Enjoying the ride.
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Carlos water skiing.

Carlos water skiing.
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Carlos water skiing.
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End of the water skiing lesson for Carlos.
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Beth and Craig assist Carlos back into the boat.
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Students and volunteers on the peer.
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Ellie Baldwin, CDA Volunteer.
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Our adaptive water ski clinic students and volunteers.
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Our clinic comes to an end on the second day.
 
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