On a lay during the Corona Open J-Bay, Rosy Hodge, Ace Buchan and more helped out at a session with Waves for Change, a local non-profit that helps at-risk youth through coaching in the water, and on land. Started several years ago by English surfer Tim Conibear, the group has been recognized internationally for its work, including, most recently, the Laureus Foundation’s Sport for Good award.
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W4C provides a child-friendly mental health service to at-risk youth living in unstable communities. Through access to safe spaces, caring mentors and provision of weekly ‘Surf Therapy’ sessions, W4C gives children skills to cope with stress, regulate behaviour, build healing relationships and make positive life choices.