72 individuals leave their physical disabilities behind while they surf the waves of Jax Beach

·1 min read

This Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Lifeguard Station 2 Ocean Front North, Jacksonville Beach, 72 individuals will take to the water and leave their physical disabilities behind while they surf the waves, some for the first time ever.

>>> STREAM ACTION NEWS JAX LIVE <<<

Brooks Rehabilitation’s Adaptive Sports & Recreation offers athletes of all ages and abilities the opportunity to participate in sports they never thought possible. This is their 14th year hosting the surfing event in Jacksonville Beach.

Brooks Rehabilitation’s Adaptive Sports & Recreation offers athletes of all ages and abilities the opportunity to participate in sports they never thought possible. This is their 14th year hosting the surfing event in Jacksonville Beach.

[DOWNLOAD: Free Action News Jax app for alerts as news breaks]

To ensure their safety, Brooks Rehabilitation recruits a team of over 250 volunteers to assist on land and in the water.

Brooks ASR provides weekly activities and special events to individuals who have experienced a spinal cord injury, stroke, brain injury or other illness and/or debilitating injury. All ages and abilities are welcome to participate in any of the sporting activities. Participants can compete at either a recreational or competitive level in each of our individual and team activities. Most activities do not require a fee for participation and include the specialized equipment and instruction.


[SIGN UP: Action News Jax Daily Headlines Newsletter]

Click here to download the free Action News Jax news and weather apps, click here to download the Action News Jax Now app for your smart TV and click here to stream Action News Jax live.