"It's a feeling you wouldn't believe, it's paradise, I'm out of my chair, it's like flying through the water, it's so peaceful, it's so calm," said Hay.
"Describe it as a soul healing type of thing, kind of discover what you're able to do, what you're able to accomplish, and you feel like you can do anything," said Unser.
Robert Deller of Lebanon is a world class wheelchair rugby athlete who is excited to dive in to a new sport and become more independent.
"To be able to go diving and explore the ocean and stuff is just something it's always interested me, but never had the opportunity to do it," said Deller.
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