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Saturday, June 10, 2017

Chasing Good And Positive Impact Around The World

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Open water swimmers get around.

And few get around more than Bruckner Chase who speaks and conducts programs and competes from Poland and Australia to American Samoa and Greece.

His innovative work with disabled open water swimmers in pools and the ocean with the Ocean Swimming & Prone Paddleboarding program for Athletes with Spinal Cord Injuries together with the Bacharach Rehabilitation Hospital, and the City of Upper Township.

His work to help individuals with spinal cord injuries learn how to move through the water and guides open water prone paddleboarding and swimming sessions.

It has led him to be invited to the 2017 Australian & New Zealand Spinal Cord Society Annual Scientific Meeting.

This conference is where Spinal Injury Units, Community Services representatives, and others like Chase discuss, develop and share their activities that can lead to best outcomes for the spinal cord injured individuals.

Chase's Legion of Ocean Heroes Surf Lifesaving Festival and Unified Team training program combine surf lifesaving sports training and athletes with spinal cord injuries in his native New Jersey while also inspiring similar programs around the world.

For more information on the 2017 Australian & New Zealand Spinal Cord Society Annual Scientific Meeting held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on November 15th - 17th, visit here.

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