“It felt great. There’s nothing like the ocean. I’ve missed it,” Tracy Price said after surfing with the help of volunteers with Wheel to Surf in May. It was his first time in the ocean since he became dependent on a wheelchair after an ATV accident in 2004.
Tracy Price poses with relatives and volunteers with Wheel to Surf after they took him surfing in Cherry Grove in May—the first time Price had been in the ocean since he became dependent on a wheelchair after an ATV accident in 2004.
Tracy Price looks out on the Atlantic Ocean, waiting for his turn to the hit the waves with Wheel to Surf volunteers.
“It felt like going back home again [when I was surfing]. This is where I’m meant to be. I felt like I was exactly where I was supposed to be. I decided that day I wanted to do that at home.” –Brock Johnson
Brock Johnson started the Wheel to Surf events about five years ago. He fractured his neck in an accident seven years ago. Inset photo: Brock with friends at a Wheel to Surf event.
Luke Sharp helps Samantha Perryman at a recent Wheel to Surf event.
“My whole family surfs. We just love it, you know? You want to share it with people who wouldn’t be able to do it otherwise.” –Luke Sharp
Kimberly Coleman of Conway with her son Shea, who loves the water and has become a regular at Wheel to Surf events.
Vann Horne hits the waves with 8-year-old Shea Coleman.
Brian Shaw partcipates in a recent Wheel to Surf event.