Special Needs Kids Experience the Freedom of the Ocean Thanks to This Surf Program
Cinnamon Rainbow’s Surf Company holds Surfing with Smiles three times a year, an event where kids with special needs get out with instructors and surf. In this short documentary, we meet Dean, a teen with Down’s Syndrome who loves Rihanna and getting out into the water. As he surfs, he says, “The wave is pulling out my emotions for people. How much I love them.” The kids all savor being in the moment as they ride the waves.