(Huntington Beach, CA) August 20, 2008 – Tomorrow night, Quiksilver will be bringing “Clay Marzo: Just Add Water” to the big screen in Virginia Beach. Happening in conjunction with the East Coast Surfing Championship (ECSC) festivities, the film will be shown on a huge 24 foot screen on the beach at the 1st Street Jetty. The event is free and open to the public.
WHEN: Thursday, August 21, 2008. Film starts at 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: 1st Street Jetty, Virginia Beach, VA
“Clay Marzo: Just Add Water,” is an epic film that dives beneath the surface of one of the most gifted and creative surfers in the world, 19 year-old Clay Marzo. The film gives a never-before-seen look at Clay’s mind-blowing skills in the water and the challenges he faces on land as a result of Asperger’s Syndrome.
The film will be available in stores in October, and a portion of the proceeds will be given to Surfer’s Healing, a foundation for Autism that seeks to enrich the lives of children with autism and the lives of their families by exposing them to the unique experience of surfing.
About Clay Marzo: Just Add Water
“It feels so much different in the water. I feel like I’m at home.” Clay Marzo
Have you ever loved something to the point that it becomes what you live for? Meet Clay Marzo whose passion for surfing is so pure it defies description. Take a visually stunning and emotionally powerful journey through his life. See Clay literally come alive in the ocean as he destroys the waves of Tahiti, Fiji, Hawaii, France, Spain and Australia with his wildly creative surfing. You’ll also experience inspiring testimonials about his incredible talent from the most legendary surfers in the world. The story also showcases an awareness-raising glimpse into his life and mind as he comes to understand both the gifts and challenges of living with Asperger’s.
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