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Meet The Surfing Samurai: The 22 Year Old Surfer With Cerebral Palsy

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Meet Dyl. Better known as "The Surfing Samurai"


Dyl's a 22 year old kid from Long Island, NY. He's better known as the Surfing Samurai for his fearlessness and long flowing hair. Dylan proves people wrong by breaking down the stigmas associated with disability through surfing.

Dylan was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, A congenital disorder of a person's movement, muscle tone, and posture.

This disorder has put Dylan in a wheelchair but doesn't stop him from getting out into the ocean to surf.

He's always staying optimistic no matter how tough it can be for him at times

Dylan after surgery Christmas Eve 2014

His surgery won't stop him from getting back out into the water though.

"The past few days have been a bit rough I've been doing some soul searching. I will be back in the water next week which will put my mind at ease. "-@thesurfingsamurai

He doesn't just surf though. He knows how to shred on a surfboard. Here he is getting some tube action


Here's some footage shot from his GoPro

He's becoming an inspirational role model in the surfing world

Pictured here with Jesse Billauer, a former professional surfboarder who lost movement in his legs after a surfing accident.

Surfing brings a true smile to Dylan's face

He continues to push it to the limit!

If you ever find yourself on a beach on Long sure to look out for him!
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