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Brave the Wave – Adaptive Wakesurf Tour 2019 – Grand Rapids, MI
July 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
About this Event
The adaptive wakesurf tour is returning to Reed’s lake for its second annual event July 27,2019!
Come join our team from Hanger Clinic and Tommy’s: Boats & Watersports Professionals on July 27 at John Collin’s Park on Reed’s lake for a day filled with wakesurfing! This event was created to encompass individuals with a range of physical disabilities. All ages and levels are welcome from first time wakesurfers to experts! Our team will provide all necessary equipment needed for participation. There will be professional wakesurf instructors and prosthetists on each boat to help all adaptive participants achieve their goals. Join us for a memorable day on the water, where you can try something new and connect with your local adaptive community!
Come learn how to wakesurf from adaptive wakesurfer and 2019 Adaptive Surfing World Champion gold medal team member Lexi Youngberg and her friends! When Lexi was 16 she lost her leg from a boating accident, but has never lost her love for water sports. Lexi is a below-knee amputee herself and passionate about sharing her love of wakesurfing with others who have a range of physical disabilities.
LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE: Register ASAP to reserve your spot. This event fills up fast so don’t hesitate to sign up. You won’t regret it!
EVENT WILL INCLUDE:
- Learn the fundamentals of wakesurfing, or advance your skills.
- Exercises to improve balance & stability on surfboard.
- Opportunities to test out the latest prosthetic technologies.
- Community-building with other attendees and families.
PROFESSIONALS ON-HAND WILL INCLUDE:
- Certified Prosthetist Orthotists (CPO)
- Professional wakesurfing instructors
- Physical Therapists (PT)
Registration is required for individuals with physical disabilities participating in the clinic. Family and friends coming to participant in lunch will need to register. Lunch is provided for anyone attending! All participants will be required to sign a waiver. If the participant is under 18, a legal guardian or parent must be present to ride on the boat and sign the waiver.
Additional stops on the 2019 Adaptive Wakesurfing Tour are Orlando, FL 6/8/19, Miami, FL 6/15/19, Mona Lake, MI 6/23/19, and Westminster, CO 8/17/19.
Contact Susan Riccio : SRiccio@hanger.com