Water skiers perform stunts for charity

The free show was put on by Grand City Show Skiers and was held to raise donations for Make-A-Wish Michigan. Skiers ranged in age from 8 years old to 77-year-old Karel Wolters, who skied hands-free while balancing on a chair.

Skiers from Grand City Show Skiers perform a pyramid during the Grand City Gives charity event at Reeds Lake in East Grand Rapids on Thursday, July 20, 2017. The Grand City Show Skiers performed water skiing stunts at the event while raising donations for Make-A-Wish Michigan.

Karel Wolters, 77, skis while standing on a chair and holding onto the handle with his teeth during the Grand City Gives charity event at Reeds Lake in East Grand Rapids on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Wolters said he started water skiing in 1948. The Grand City Show Skiers performed water skiing stunts at the event while raising donations for Make-A-Wish Michigan.

Liz Armock, 16, from Grand City Show Skiers, waits to be picked up after falling during the Grand City Gives charity event at Reeds Lake in East Grand Rapids on Thursday, July 20, 2017. The Grand City Show Skiers performed water skiing stunts at the event while raising donations for Make-A-Wish Michigan.

Water Skis wait by the side of the lake during the Grand City Gives charity event at Reeds Lake in East Grand Rapids on Thursday, July 20, 2017. The Grand City Show Skiers performed water skiing stunts at the event while raising donations for Make-A-Wish Michigan.

A skier from Grand City Show Skiers performs a jump during the Grand City Gives charity event at Reeds Lake in East Grand Rapids on Thursday, July 20, 2017. The Grand City Show Skiers performed water skiing stunts at the event while raising donations for Make-A-Wish Michigan.

Members of Grand City Show Skiers prepare to perform during the Grand City Gives charity event at Reeds Lake in East Grand Rapids on Thursday, July 20, 2017. The Grand City Show Skiers performed water skiing stunts at the event while raising donations for Make-A-Wish Michigan.

Skiers from Grand City Show Skiers perform during the Grand City Gives charity event at Reeds Lake in East Grand Rapids on Thursday, July 20, 2017. The Grand City Show Skiers performed water skiing stunts at the event while raising donations for Make-A-Wish Michigan.

A water ski during the Grand City Gives charity event at Reeds Lake in East Grand Rapids on Thursday, July 20, 2017. The Grand City Show Skiers performed water skiing stunts at the event while raising donations for Make-A-Wish Michigan.