September 27, 2023

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Adaptive wakesurfing event empowers Coloradans with prosthetics 

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LOVELAND, Colo (KDVR) — On a picture perfect late summer day, David Marks jumped into the cold water at Boyd Lake in Loveland. 

He admits he didn’t really know what to expect, hopping on a wakeboard for the first time.

But he came away from the experience feeling empowered and ready for more adventure, just two years after losing his left leg following an infection.

“It was magical, it was exciting, it was powerful,” he said. “It was everything I had hoped it would be.”

He got the chance Saturday thanks to an adaptive wake surfing event put on by Hanger Clinic and Tommy’s Boats.

Roughly 30 people with physical challenges got the chance to hit the water, as Hanger staff…

Evan Kruegel

2023-09-16 23:57:55

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