S3 E1 | Cameron: Learning from Surfing with Epilepsy





Welcome to the first The Articles episode!


Is surfing with epilepsy dangerous? What happens if you have a seizure in the water? This is something we hear about in Cameron's story.


CW: Cameron goes into detail on the consequences of having a seizure in water whilst he's surfing. So please bear in mind that some of the content and descriptions might be upsetting.


Frankie and I discuss the story from 9:30mins.


-Fran and Frankie catch up and discuss the article


-The article resonates with and is very important to Frankie due to her background surfing with epilepsy and similar experiences of dealing with seizures in the water


-Fran and Frankie discuss the slightly traumatic nature of the article and how Cameron acknowledges any mistakes he made leading up to the incident


-Frankie comments that she would have liked more detail on how Cameron mitigates the risk and impact of this reoccurring


-Fran discusses the importance of handling this article delicately due to its intensity.


I had also had a short chat with Cameron about his adventures with epilepsy. There will be a blog post of my Q&A on the website next week, but If you're a $10 Patron, you can listen to Cameron himself over on the Patron-only feed now!


Disclaimer: All stories are personal experience. We take no responsibility for individual decisions made with regards to adventure sports or medical conditions.


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MUSIC:

Kev Rowe on Soundcloud| Creative Commons Attribution License

Additional sea sounds from Zapsplat

THE FULL TRANSCRIPT IS AVAILABLE HERE:

https://www.seizeyouradventure.com/post/the-articles-learning-from-surfing-with-epilepsy-full-transcript


READ MY Q&A with CAMERON HERE:

https://www.seizeyouradventure.com/post/a-q-a-with-cameron-schwartzkopf

A wide shot of a blue sea with Cameron catching a big wave from left to right.
Cameron in his happy place, surfing a wave.