"When surfing, veterans are rooted in the present moment and experience it with a renewed sense of intensity and pleasure. There’s also a connection with nature that helps to bolster veterans’ sense of mental well-being."
full article here: http://www.theinertia.com/surf/how-surfing-helps-veterans-cope-with-ptsd/
Veterans, surf dog help special needs kids
world class surfing in Myanmar on a tidal bore
via Surfer Mag