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Mauli Ola Day at Thalia Street Beach

Photos by Mary Hurlbut

On Wednesday, Nov. 8, Mauli Ola Foundation introduced six young people living with cystic fibrosis to a day of surfing at Thalia Street Beach. Mauli Ola Foundation has been providing these natural therapies nationwide since 2008. Surfing has proven to be a great natural therapy that helps to strengthen participants’ lungs and expel mucus. With natural saltwater treatments, hospital visits are significantly reduced, and the kids are exposed to the outdoors, leading to healthier and more fulfilling lives. Some notable professional surfers were at hand – such as Matt Archbold, Cole Houshmand, Mark Gabriel, Hudson Saunders, Hans Hagen and others – to help the kids.

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Arriving at the beach at 11 a.m. on November 8

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Pro Surfers (L-R): Matt Archbold, Cole Houshmand, Mark Gabriel and Hudson Saunders

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Matt Archbold prepping Keagan Castro for his surf session

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Hudson Saunders assisting Maya Genco

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Mark Gabriel instructing Brayden Castro

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Cole Houshmand getting Caleigh Haber out through the white water

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Thanks to Cole Houshmand – Caleigh Haber loved it!

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Hans Hagen ready to assist

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Maya Genco launched over the white water by Hudson Saunders

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Keegan Castro after a push off from Matt Archbold

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Mark Gabriel watching Brayden Castro

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Cole Houshmand encouraged Caleigh Haber to pop up!

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For more information and to find ways to help, go to www.mauliola.org.

 

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