Starting your boat engine on a warm day at the lake wasn't an option for this Labor Day.
However, one group of people didn't let the unfriendly, cold breeze keep them from smiling and entertaining on top of the waves ... the show must go on.
"We haven't had the greatest weather," Show Director Janelle Gokey said. "but we deal with it."
Bright smiles shined under the gloomy clouds Monday and on top of the waves.
"No, I never thought it would be this cold ever on a Labor Day," Gokey said.
With about 37 water-skiers in the show, it they have people ages 7-52 working together.
The skis they use are little different than a typical water ski someone might use. The skis the team uses are made out of wood so they can support the weight of the team.
This Labor Day may have brought goose bumps to the skin of the skiers for their last show of the summer as they got out of the water into the breeze, but they don't mind.
"It's a lot less refreshing than on a hot day," Haley Young, the team's female ski representative who has skied for eight years. "The hot days you're all rearing to go. You can get in the water you can cool down. The cold days it's more incentive not to fall."
The water-ski shows do more than bring families out to a free show to see the performances, the family theme stems from the very program itself.
There are four daughter- father combinations in the show, and numerous families who help run the event.
"We really like kids to grow with their parents and have it be something that everyone can do together," Gokey said.
Whether you're on top of the pyramid, about 15-20 feet in the air going 25- 30 miles per hour, the youngest skier or even the oldest like 52-year-old Bob McMillian, the love for skiing doesn't wash away with the waves.
"It makes me feel young at heart if you will," McMillian said.
The family mentality is alive in this program from the crowd all the way to the heart of the show.
"We really get to play together and learn together as we go," Gokey said.
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