(WMC-TV) – If you have thick skin, a passion for water skiing, and a sense of adventure – we have just the event for you.
Water skiers, wake boarders, and even barefoot skiers are welcome to brave the icy waters of the Mighty Mississippi on January 1 to help make a 13-year-old girl’s dream come true.
The Collierville Water Ski Club is hosting the 36th annual Ski Freeze event on New Year’s Day. The event will raise money for The Dream Factory of Memphis, which grants dreams to children ages three to 18, who are diagnosed with critical or chronic illnesses.
For a $30 donation, you can cut through the wake of a boat provided by Memphis Boat Center, who will pull participants through the near-freezing Mississippi waters.
Money raised at this year’s event will be used to grant 13-year-old Haylie K’s dream. Haylie is diagnosed with Complex Dysautonomia, an illness that causes dizziness, fainting spells, fatigue, nerve pain, and