Saturday, December 3, 2022

Tag: Surfing

Breaking Bad: Dozens Of Tourists Suffer Spinal Cord Injuries

Too many people are ignoring or simply not understanding the warning signs posted at many public beaches. Just hours after starting his Hawaii vacation, Todd...

Boys to Men: Damien’s Journey

“I jumped off the back of a boat, my chin hit the water in a weird way, and I dislocated my spine, the C4 and C5. The instant I hit the water my body just stopped working. I was looking face down at the bottom of the lake and I just couldn’t move.“

Parents recall their son’s C-spine injury 14 years later

When the board hit the severely sloping sand, deSatnick was toss head first into the hard, wet sand. His neck hurt, he knew that much, but he was still able to function. He walked around for about a day and a half before his father noticed his was holding his arms away from his body. When asked what was wrong, Chad told his father his arms were tingling.

Jesse Billauer Helps People With Spinal Injuries Experience The Joy Of Surfing

Second chances are rare in sports, but when surfing phenom Jesse Billauer got his, he also wanted to share it with others like him. As...

Program helps paralyzed patients surf

LIDO BEACH, N.Y. - Jackie Colby is thrilled to be back on a surfboard. "It was absolutely amazing; it was the best natural high I've...

Quadriplegic Surfer, Barney Miller, Rides Waves Without Use Of His Legs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-h4gSeXb5s For Australian surfer, Barney Miller, his everyday life includes the typical getting dressed, drinking a smoothie, kissing his significant other, and surfing — without...

Lifesavers Cut Spinal Injuries

Surf lifesavers targeting swimmers who put themselves in harm's way have dramatically cut the number of people getting suspected spinal injuries in the past...

Wounded veterans hit the beach

Injured warriors catch a wave — and support HAMPTON BEACH — As a cheering, whistling and hooting crowd watched intently, Greg Major, 49, went surfing...