The Wausau Kayak & Canoe Corporation has supported and promoted some amazing things on our Wisconsin River in Downtown Wausau. But this is kind of special, and, most certainly heart-warming. You see, these paddlers are not your ordinary athletes that come here to compete. They are special. The wheel chairs symbolize their disability earned in war. These paddlers are disabled vets.
The wheel chairs symbolize their disability is only on land. While on land, they cannot walk, run, or ride a bike like normal healthy people. On water, they are free.