On Montauk

By |2021-02-17T11:54:54-08:00May 28th, 2020|Press|

Hangin' Ten With AWOW by Dave Davis Here in Montauk, the ocean attracts countless visitors to its shores each year for a variety of pleasures: world-class fishing, pristine beaches, and an abundance of outdoor activities. Yet for one group of dedicated people involved with A Walk on Water (AWOW), the rolling surf is the ultimate natural resource, possessing transformative, therapeutic

The New York Times

By |2021-02-17T11:54:54-08:00March 20th, 2020|Press|

Catching Waves for Well-Being Surf therapy programs often focus on children with autism or anxiety, or groups like veterans or cancer survivors. Agatha Wallen’s son, Mason, has autism, and when he was 7, she heard about an initiative in San Diego aimed at children with special needs. It involved an unlikely tool: a surf board. She wasn’t sure how it

The Independent

By |2021-02-17T11:54:54-08:00September 10th, 2019|Press|

A Walk on Water Friday and Saturday were the days to celebrate locally the generosity and dedication of the folks from A Walk on Water, AWOW, as they headed to the East End from Venice, CA, for the fifth annual AWOW Montauk surf therapy doubleheader event. Besides fundraising, cocktails, and silent auctions at Children’s Museum of the East End and

Hamptons.com

By |2021-02-17T11:54:55-08:00September 4th, 2018|Press|

INTERVIEW: A Walk On Water Executive Director Sean Swentek On Surf Therapy In Montauk And More A Walk On Water (AWOW) is making its way to the East Coast for the fourth year in a row to empower children with special needs or disability by showing them the transformative properties of the sea. We caught up with AWOW Executive Director

WHALEBONE MAG.

By |2021-02-17T11:54:57-08:00July 24th, 2017|Press|

A Walk On Water (AWOW), a national nonprofit organization providing surf therapy to children with special needs, recently held their season kick off at historic First Point, providing a beautiful day of surf therapy to over 100 families. Malibu surfing legend Allen Sarlo was among the volunteer surf instructors and said of his experience, “Everybody had a great time. It

Go to Top