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We Are

ADAPTIVE ATHLETES

REGISTRATION

2024 ATHLETE & VOLUNTEER
REGISTRATION & SCHEDULE

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PUBLIC CLINIC I

June 23, 2024
Clinic was a hit!
Please check back with us next spring!

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PUBLIC CLINIC II

Jul 15th, 2024
CLINIC IS FULL
CLICK REGISTER NOW FOR WAITING LIST

Still accepting volunteer registration (click below).

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PUBLIC CLINIC III

Aug 4th, 2024
CLINIC IS FULL
CLICK REGISTER NOW FOR WAITING LIST
Still accepting volunteer registration (click below).

SCHEDULE

ABOUT

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With a $5,000 seed grant from Kevin & Laura Burkart in 2017 the SPLWSA founded the Shockwaves Adaptive Waterski Squad as a part of our 78 year old local waterski team. Kevin Burkart, himself an adaptive waterskier (left arm paralysis), was selected as the initial Program Director. 

Adaptive waterskiing is for paras, quads, blind, those with neurological disorders, veterans, amputees and the mentally challenged. Adaptive water-ski equipment offers a unique opportunity for individuals with mobility, visual, or other impairments to experience the joys and benefits of water sports.

Utilizing the latest in adaptive equipment, tournament quality tow boats and individual instruction, the Shockwaves Adaptive Ski Squad creates an atmosphere that promotes independence and success no matter what the physical limitation might be. Creating water sports opportunities for individuals from all abilities and walks of life fulfills our mission.

If you are an adaptive athlete or you know an adaptive athlete or you'd like to volunteer we want you involved!

ABOUT

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Shockwaves Adaptive Waterski Squad

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PHOTOS

CLINIC PHOTOS

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CLINIC X
Saturday
August 10, 2019
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CLINIC VII
Sunday
June 30, 2019
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CLINIC IV
SHRINER'S
Tuesday
July 10, 2018
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CLINIC I
Tuesday
June 27, 2017
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CLINIC IX
SHRINERS
Wednesday
July 24, 2019
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CLINIC VI
GILLETTE
Tuesday
August 14, 2018
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CLINIC III Sunday
June 24, 2018
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CLINIC XI
GILLETTE
Tuesday
August 13, 2019
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CLINIC VIII
HOPEKIDS
Monday
July 8, 2019
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CLINIC V
Sunday
August 12, 2018
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CLINIC II Tuesday
August 22, 2017

OTHER PHOTOS

ON AUGUST 23, 2018 NICHOLAS BROWN BECAME OUR FIRST ADAPTIVE SKIER TO SKI IN ONE OF OUR SHOWS!

Very proud of you Nick! Thank you to Burt Johnson and Denise Hennen for making this happen!

And just for fun I included a photo of Nicholas meeting the Pope!