Folks with disabilities get pleasure from water snowboarding with adaptive clinic

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — The third Annual Adaptive Water Ski Clinic may very well be discovered at Spray Lake in Wichita on Saturday.

The clinic is organized by Dylan Brittain. He grew up water snowboarding at Spray Lake however grew to become sick in July 2020.

Brittain’s spinal twine was attacked by his immune system inflicting him to be paralyzed from the waist down.

Brittain finally made a full restoration with some challenges right here and there. He needed to offer these with disabilities a possibility to benefit from the sport he loves.

“Places issues into perspective I imply I notice that from after I was in that scenario and also you sort of notice how troublesome it’s simply daily life to have the ability to do one thing that possibly they didn’t even assume was attainable beforehand,” stated Adaptive Water Ski Clinic Organizer, Dylan Brittain.

With the assistance of volunteer skiers, about 20 youngsters and adults acquired the possibility to expertise water snowboarding.

Third Annual Spray Lake Adaptive Water Ski Clinic (KSNW Picture)

It was 13-year-old Olivia Woodard’s first time.

“I used to be scared at first after I acquired on nevertheless it was actually enjoyable and I used to be actually excited as soon as I acquired on the market,” stated Adaptive Water Ski Clinic Participant, Olivia Woodard.

If you happen to’re fascinated with snowboarding at subsequent 12 months’s clinic, Brittain stated you’ll be able to ship him an electronic mail at

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