Editor’s Note: Banana George Blair passed away in October 2013 at the age of 98. This video is the only video documenting Banana’s final time barefoot water skiing. Our thoughts are with his wife Jo Ann and their family and friends. 

This is a tense tale of determination; a celebration of passion and the human spirit. 93-year-old Banana George Blair, weak from a long battle with pneumonia and in constant pain from six back surgeries, wants to get his bare feet back on the water. Come along for this Growing Bolder exclusive as Banana battles back.

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