The Virginian-Pilot

By |2021-02-17T11:54:55-08:00November 24th, 2018|Press|

In Sandbridge, children with special needs get "surf therapy" VIRGINIA BEACH Quinn's 10th birthday party was supposed to be Friday in Yorktown. He was excited to see all his friends and eat cake, said his mother, Denille Francis. But then Tropical Storm Michael blew through, causing power outages and downing trees, and they had to cancel, Francis said. Instead Quinn's

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

The Inertia

By |2021-02-17T11:54:56-08:00June 29th, 2018|Press|

A Walk On Water has one simple yet daunting goal: bring more life-changing surf therapy events to more people in need of them. Meanwhile, almost half of U.S.-based children with special needs do not live within three hours of a body of water with waves. A Walk On Water (“AWOW”) has always looked for opportunities to bring surf therapy to

The Local

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

A Walk On Water (aka AWOW), or at least the idea of it, was really born long before the summer of 2012. Bits and pieces of it have been brewing in the founders’ hearts and minds for decades. Founder Pat Notaro III spent many a day catching waves at First Point with his father Pat Jr.—a renowned local waterman and

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