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SURFING & MENTAL HEALTH

Joel Pilgrim delves into the positive effects of surfing on mental health and wellbeing, which have lead him to start the Waves of Wellness foundation to support people with various mental health issues.
Speaker: Joel Pilgrim
Recorded at: WCSM19 Torquay, Victoria, Australia
Lenght of video: 18:51

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