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We are proud to announce the 9th Annual Malibu Invitational to Benefit Lyon Herron August 7th-9th, 2015 @ Historic First Point Malibu.

The Malibu Invitational is a Shortboard Pro & Legend's Invitational Surf Contest born to Blend Generations of Surfer's to Save and Enrich Lives.

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Lyon Herron

It is undeniable that Lyon’s optimistic outlook and genuine love of life is contagious to all those around him. At the tender age of four he was diagnosed with Gardner’s Syndrome, a rare genetic abnormality that causes tumors. With the support of his family and help from the community he has survived more than 20 surgeries with an unwavering smile on his face. He has made a conscious choice to live and fights everyday against a disease with no cure. Lyon has tried conventional western medicine in America and in Europe, along with alternative holistic and spiritual practices in Brazil. The stem cell treatments in Europe gave him four years in remission. He and his family have learned the importance of small victories and cherishing every moment that life throws at them. Lyon is truly an inspiration and beacon of light in lives of those he has touched.

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THERAsurf

THERAsurf is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to Kids with Special Needs. Therapy Healing Equality Respect Advocacy.

THERAsurf is a diverse collective of parents, professionals and members of the surf community committed to the belief that there is healing energy in the power of the ocean. Our goal is to provide children with special needs the opportunity to benefit from that positive energy by safely getting them into the water and up on waves. We help children and their families access the stoke of surf culture, and aspire to create a can-do environment in a world full of limitations.

We embrace the notion that surfing is therapy and believe in its transformational power and its ability to instill courage and confidence. Witness a child who cannot walk bombing down the face of a head-high wave and learn what it means to be inspired. We honor the life-altering effects of these experiences and the unforgettable memories they provide for kids and their families.

We hold that all children are equal, regardless of race, religion, or ability, yet respect their individual needs and differences. We recognize that we are their advocates, especially those with severe challenges, and welcome their families and friends as part of our community. Through advocacy, there is hope: Hope for living. Hope for dreaming.

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