I was contacted by Live for Today Foundation to film a highlight video for Chris, a Hodgkin Lymphoma survivor, during his dream trip to Costa Rica. He came down to Pavones, a sleepy beach town in southern Costa Rica with his brother, and they scored good waves and great weather- it was a perfect trip!
"Chris is a cool dude. He is a Jacksonville Beach native who loves surfing, John F. Kennedy, writing thought-provoking blog entries, and getting the most out of his time at the University of Florida. But after just one semester on campus, Chris was diagnosed with Stage III Hodgkin’s lymphoma – cancer.
Chris found out he had cancer just two days before Christmas on December 23, 2013. He was only 18 years old. Instead of taking classes in the spring semester, he received chemo every two weeks for six months.... Read more