WESTMINSTER, Colo. (CBS4)– Dozens of amputees jumped in Standley Lake over the weekend to give wakeboarding a try.

A group of 35 people went to Standley Lake in Westminster on Sunday to give the sport a try. Many of those involved are amputees or live with other physical challenges.

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In addition to wakeboarding, they practiced balance and tested new prosthesis, thanks to The Hanger Clinic.

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“Dude, it was amazing. Honestly, it was so much fun. Very challenging overall, but it was worth it,” said participant Eli Miramontes.

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Participants also received expert advice from a pro wake surfer who is also an amputee.

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