Surfing can bring a smile to anyone's face.

But when you see the athletes of the High Fives Foundation catching waves and riding them with such determination, you realize surfing has healing properties.

They've participated in a ten-day surf camp in Maui, and shared their life experiences with each other.

Learn how these adaptive surfers got past the traumatic events, and moved forward to a place where they're in tune with nature and themselves.

Dimitri Maramenides, the founder and owner of Epic Kites, rode his kite a few hours before Hurricane Florence hit the East Coast of the United States.

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