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Life loves you. Love it back.

 

JESSE BILLAUER – World Champion Quadriplegic Surfer, Motivational Speaker and Founder & Executive Director / CEO of Life Rolls On

 

When you don't give up, you cannot fail.

Many years ago, I was one of the top 100 junior surfers in the world, weeks away from turning professional. On March 25, 1996, on a morning like any other Malibu morning, I pulled inside a barrel and got thrown headfirst into a shallow sandbar. The impact broke my sixth vertebrae and I instantly became a quadriplegic. 

The good news ... my story didn't end that day in the ocean. With the help of the surf community, I got back into the sport I loved; and in 2015, I became the world champion of adaptive surfing. 

I created Life Rolls On because everyone living with paralysis deserves to feel the exhilarating freedom that surfing brings to me. 

I'll leave you with this: your power is in your perspective, not your circumstance. Dream big. Live big. YOU GOT THIS.

To learn more, visit JesseBillauer.com

 
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