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Blind surfer catching waves in California

Ride along with Drew Coalson as he follows Derek Rabelo, the blind surfer from from Brazil, down the line on a couple waves at Ponto Beach in Carlsbad, California. Derek was born with congenital glaucoma—in plain English, without sight. Despite that, he has defied the odds by becoming the first known blind person to surf the famous Hawaiian wave 'Pipeline'. You can see more about Derek and his amazing story at

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