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Tampa Bay Water Ski Show team salutes America on Saturday

The Tampa Bay Water Ski Show Team will perform Saturday.

Tampa Bay Water Ski Show Team

The Tampa Bay Water Ski Show Team will perform Saturday.

OLDSMAR — Behold patriots on skis as the Tampa Bay Water Ski Show Team salutes America on Saturday evening at Tower Lake.

"We do three patriotic shows a year, and people love them," said Vickie Wilmouth, spokeswoman for the ski show team. She was particularly upbeat about the fact that the Tampa Bay team has just nabbed their 10th consecutive championship title at the Southern Regional Championships held at Tower Lake.

The free 45-minute performance is family friendly and features daredevil barefoot skiers and ramp masters, along with graceful formations of ballet lines, adagio and pyramid acts, all set to stirring patriotic music. And if you happen to miss this performance, don't worry. There are free shows every Saturday at 6 p.m. throughout the summer months.

A pre-show act at 5:45 p.m. features the youngest skiers who are learning to perform. And if the spirit moves you, they are always looking for newcomers to join the show or help behind the scenes.

.if you go

Patriotic Water Ski Show

When: 6 p.m. Saturday

Where: 130 Burbank Rd., Tower Lake in Oldsmar. Take Racetrack Road to Douglas Road, turn west, go to second dirt road entrance on left.

Cost: Free, donations appreciated

Bring: Blankets and chairs, money for concessions. Covered bleacher seating is available.

Info: Call (813) 917-8354 or (727) 480-9365 or visit www.tampawaterski.com

Tampa Bay Water Ski Show team salutes America on Saturday 06/28/12 [Last modified: Thursday, June 28, 2012 4:57pm]
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