Wai Hang, 32, enjoys a surf at Big Wave Bay in Hong Kong. Wai is one of Love 21 Foundation’s star athletes and takes part in a wide range of free activities. The charity supports people with Down’s syndrome and their families. Photo: Love 21 Foundation Wai Hang, 32, enjoys a surf at Big Wave Bay in Hong Kong. Wai is one of Love 21 Foundation’s star athletes and takes part in a wide range of free activities. The charity supports people with Down’s syndrome and their families. Photo: Love 21 Foundation
Wai Hang, 32, enjoys a surf at Big Wave Bay in Hong Kong. Wai is one of Love 21 Foundation’s star athletes and takes part in a wide range of free activities. The charity supports people with Down’s syndrome and their families. Photo: Love 21 Foundation
Wellness

‘The most rewarding coaching ever’: Down’s syndrome adults taught surfing, and other physical activities, free of charge by charity

  • Free therapy and exercise for people with Down’s syndrome ends in Hong Kong when they leave school, leaving many facing an early death from inactivity
  • Jeff Rotmeyer set up the Love 21 Foundation to extend their lives through free physical activities and a good diet. It’s a win-win for coaches and their charges

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Wai Hang, 32, enjoys a surf at Big Wave Bay in Hong Kong. Wai is one of Love 21 Foundation’s star athletes and takes part in a wide range of free activities. The charity supports people with Down’s syndrome and their families. Photo: Love 21 Foundation Wai Hang, 32, enjoys a surf at Big Wave Bay in Hong Kong. Wai is one of Love 21 Foundation’s star athletes and takes part in a wide range of free activities. The charity supports people with Down’s syndrome and their families. Photo: Love 21 Foundation
Wai Hang, 32, enjoys a surf at Big Wave Bay in Hong Kong. Wai is one of Love 21 Foundation’s star athletes and takes part in a wide range of free activities. The charity supports people with Down’s syndrome and their families. Photo: Love 21 Foundation
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