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Chris Abad Golf Benefit

Chris Abad Golf Tournament
May 2015
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Chris Abad Golf Benefit

Help Chris Recover & Surf Again

Join us Sunday, June 7, 2015 at Goat Hill Park in Oceanside to help raise money for our wounded brother, Chris Abad.

Enjoy a casual day celebrating our community by lifting up Chris while whacking down 18 holes with your Bros.

Your entry fee will to help Abad pay his hefty medical bills and eventually one day go surfing again.

Helping Gets You:

  • 18 holes of golf
  • Event t-shirt
  • Lunch & dinner
  • About Chris Abad

On Saturday, May 9th, Chris suffered a near fatal neck injury while surfing. He was life-flighted to the Scripps Memorial Hospital. According to the Doctor, Chris was 5 pounds of pressure away from losing his life. He fractured his c1, c2 and possibly c3 vertebrae.

The good news is that the Doctor was astounded at Chris’s ability to feel and use his feet and hands, and even more importantly, the strength he exhibited while being tested for the extent of his injury. This is the good news. The normal worry with an injury like this is that the patient will end up in a wheelchair. Not for Chris. he’s too strong.

We all know Chris to be tough and it is his resilience that will be the thing that allows him to recover better than even his health care professionals believe he can. Whatever their prognosis is, Chris will prove that he is the exception and will prosper more and get better faster than anyone else in his predicament.

We want to thank everyone that knows Chris for all of their prayers, love and support. We pray for a fast and remarkable recovery. Sincerely, The Abad Family.

For more information to donate, visit: http://www.youcaring.com/chrisabad

To sign up for the Golf Tournament, visit golf.surfride.com

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