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Video: Wheelchair Athletes Find 'Freedom' on Water Skis

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During the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, participants have been showing off their athletic prowess at venues across Tampa Bay: Weight-lifting at Tampa Convention Center. Archery at Raymond James Stadium.

And now for something completely different: water skiing.

On Monday at Lake Seminole Park in Pinellas County, a handful of wheelchair athletes tried their hand at adaptive water skiing during a non-competitive exhibition.