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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THE FULL TRANSCRIPT IS AVAILABLE HERE:
READ MY Q&A with CAMERON HERE: