photo credit Anthony Manliguez

 

special thanks to Nancy Frank for this incredible photo album of the event

 

2017 GET ON BOARD TOUR

They Will Surf Again
Rockaway New York

Hundreds of volunteers, people of all ages with disabilities, and entire families come together for an epic day in the ocean. If you haven't surfed or volunteered with Life Rolls On, please check out the video below!

 

SCHEDULE

Saturday July 8th

6:00 am Event Setup
7:30 am Check In
8:30 am Welcome Speech
3:30 pm That's A Wrap! 

 

 
 

WHERE

Rockaway Beach

Beach and 67th St
Rockaway Beach NY 11693

Beach 67th on the "A" Train

 

 

EQUIPMENT

We've got it covered!

We supply the big stuff – adaptive surfboards and beach transfer wheelchairs. You bring the beach towels!

FOOD

Lunch is on us

We serve light breakfast snacks, an awesome lunch, and water throughout the day for registered athletes and volunteers. 

 

 
 
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Laugh 'til you cry. Leave with new best friends. And see that dreams really do come true.

Hey, I'm Jesse Billauer, the Founder of LRO, and I'm here to tell you ... you can do this! If you've never been to a Life Rolls On event, and you just want to see what it's all about, then join us on the beach. You'll meet amazing people and I promise you'll leave inspired. 

photo credit: Lori Moilov

 

Life Rolls On Quality of Life Events are ALWAYS FREE – regardless of age or family income. Will you help make this event possible?

Each dollar helps people find freedom – and your support is tax deductible.

BE A FUNDRAISING ALL-STAR! In a few clicks, you can raise funds through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and email. It's so easy ... give it a go!


 
 
 

Want to roll up to the event in the same vehicle as Jesse Billauer? (Trust us, you do!) BraunAbility partnered with Ford to create the first wheelchair accessible SUV. And they've also got incredible financing and certified pre-owned options. We are so grateful for BraunAbility's partnership. Please check out all their pioneering mobility solutions at braunability.com

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Based in Long Beach New York, Surf For All exposes individuals to the ocean and joy of surfing. We believe the ocean is a source of healing and spiritual strength that should be accessible to all.

surfforall.org


 
 

Wheeling Forward helps people with disabilities experience life to the fullest and enable them to see possibility where others see insurmountable obstacles. Wheeling Forward is dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals with disabilities by helping them achieve their goals, big or small, today rather than tomorrow. Through our various programs and services, we assist individuals gain the necessary knowledge and confidence to live independently in the community. Since Wheeling Forward was established, we have empowered hundreds of individuals with disabilities in New York City, by assisting young adults to transition out of nursing homes to living in the community, providing wheelchairs to those in need, helping with enrolling into college, providing transformative adaptive sporting experiences, and creating a first-of-its-kind fully accessible health and wellness center.

wheelingforward.org


a special thank you to special friends

 

Sick board shorts. Phantom hyperweave motion. The Clark Little "Honu" Collection. World's best wetsuits..shall we go on?!

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Urological products reducing the risk of infection and complications, and radically improving quality of life.

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Two time Grammy winner, philanthropist and all-around great guy. Check out Jason Mraz's tour dates and locations!

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