This video pictures the event held by the organization called Athletes 4 Cancer which helps rebuild lives after cancer. Cancer survivors face unique challenges after cancer, with life turning upside down physically, emotionally, and psychologically. Athletes 4 Cancer’s primary program focus is helping young adults rebuild their lives after cancer through outdoor adventure.
Kiteboarding 4 Cancer (the event) and Athletes 4 Cancer (the organization) began from the hospital bed of 19-year old Scott Farman, fighting for his life with Leukemia. Sick of watching him suffer, his sister Tonia harnessed her passion for the outdoors to raise funds and awareness for cancer. In the process, what transpired was something much bigger. Recognizing the powerful healing combination of the elements, profound personal relationships, and overcoming personal challenges in the outdoors, a program was born that would memorialize Scott’s struggle with cancer and help future fighters rebuild their lives after cancer.