photo credit Anthony Manliguez



They Will Surf Again
Virginia Beach Virginia

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!



August 12th

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




Grommet Island Park

Boardwalk & 2nd Street
100 2nd Street
Virginia Beach VA 23451


Registration opens at 9:00 am Wednesday June 28th

This event fills to capacity QUICKLY – for both adaptive athletes and volunteers. Mark your calendar and don't forget to register! 



DoubleTree by Hilton

Visiting from out of town? Or just want to make it a great weekend? Life Rolls On has a special group rate at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels.

1900 Pavilion Drive
Virginia Beach VA 23451
757 422 8900

The special rate is only available until July 11th, or until all rooms are reserved.

Reserve your accommodations with the Life Rolls On group discount!



Bring your own wetsuit!

We supply the big stuff – adaptive surfboards and beach transfer wheelchairs. You supply your own gear – wetsuit, lifejacket (for athletes), fins (for deep water volunteers) and towels. If you don't own a wetsuit, please plan on renting one from a local surf shop.


Lunch is on us

We serve 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 Dealer

6059 E. Virginia Beach Blvd
Norfolk VA 23502


We are proud to be partnering with Kennedy Krieger Institute, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins in Baltimore MD. Kennedy Krieger is pioneering research and care for children in the fields of autism, spinal cord injuries and brain disorders.
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