There’s a movement going on to encourage surfers to wear helmets while they’re on the water.
Former pro surfer, Derek Dunfee used to ride 50 foot waves. But during the course of his career he suffered more than 20 concussions and is nearly blind in one eye. Dunfee is encouraging surfers to wear head protection.
During the pandemic, the number of surfers in California doubled from one to nearly two million, and the rate of injuries has jumped as well.
Jack & Carolyn talked about this on the Morning Breeze. Listen here: