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Amputee Extreme Athletes To Invade Pismo Beach 4/11-4/12 For The 1st Annual #RUSHLife Surf Camp
On April 11th & 12th, 16 extreme sports amputee athletes from across the U.S. will invade Pismo Beach, CA and learn to surf, taught by US amputee surf champion Rodney Roller and his expert team of surf instructors.
With 16 amputee extreme athletes representing skateboarding, wakeboarding, snowboarding, and fat biking, Rodney has amassed the largest #RUSHLife extreme sports camp to date. Ability Dynamics likes for their RUSH™ Foot users, that specialize in a particular extreme sport, to host a camp centered around their area of expertise to allow other amputees to learn and experience that sport first-hand.
The hype surrounding the #RUSHLife surf camp has a lot to do with Roller’s expert team of instructors... a group including surf legends Mike Downey, professional surf trainer and coach and Don Bigelow, surfboard shaper, instructor for the Mauli Ola Foundation, artist and photographer with 37 years of water safety instruction under his belt; professional surfers Josh Baxter, professional longboarder;
Rodney has chosen to honor the late surfing legend Buttons Kaluhiokalani who loved working with amputee surfers as well as teaching surfing to those with other physical disabilities. Rodney and Buttons forged a friendship years ago when Rodney and Buttons both competed in and won their respective divisions in the Dukes Fest in Hawaii. Later, when Rodney was asked to host the surfing portion of the Veterans Administration’
Come on down to The Sea Crest Resort in Pismo Beach on Saturday, April 11th and Sunday, April 12th from 8am-3pm to check out the camp and see why RUSH™ Foot, North County Prosthetics and Zada Surf School are sponsoring this amazing event as well as why the Oceano Lifeguards, San Clemente Lifeguards and Cayucos Lifeguards have dedicated resources to help our expert instructors with water assistance for the athletes.
About Ability Dynamics and the RUSH™ Foot
Based in Tempe, Arizona, Ability Dynamics combines the best in next-generation prosthetic foot expertise and design innovation to deliver the most natural walking and mobility experience possible for amputees. Amputee quality of life and natural mobility are at the heart of the RUSH™ Foot Collection designs. http://rushfoot.com/
About North County Prosthetics
Based in Atascadero, San Luis Obispo and Arroyo Grande and led by Certified Prosthetist John Hollingsead C.P.O., North County Prosthetics have been keeping amputees outfitted with quality prosthetics since 1992 and are a Central Coast prosthetics company that carries the RUSH™ Foot Collection from Ability Dynamics. http://www.northcountyprosthetics.com/
About Zada Surf School
Based in Pismo Beach and led by US amputee surf champion, Rodney Roller, Zada Surf School is the premier surf school located on the central coast of CA. Offering private, semi-private and group rates, Rodney and his certified surf instructors ensure not only that students learn to surf, but that they learn to respect the ocean, beach and the surrounding environment as well as the rules of etiquette while in the lineup. http://www.zadasurf.com
Michael Phares, Surf Camp PR & Marketing Director