Paddle & Sail

American Canoe Association
Adaptive Equipment
Canoe Stabilizer
EZ Dock
Grief River
Special Olympics
Team River Runner– veterans program

Concept 2
Oar Board SUP
US Rowing

US Sailing
Sail Ahead
US Patriot Sailing
Veterans on Deck
Veterans Sailing Association
Veterans to Sailors
Warrior Sailing
Wooden Boats for Veterans

Competitive Organizations
International Surfing Association
Professional Stand Up Paddle Association
Special Olympics
USA Surfing
World Paddle Association
AmpSurf– certification
International Surf Therapy Organization
Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation– veterans
Operation Surf– veterans
Surfers for Autism
Warrior Surf Foundation– veterans



Atkinson, T. (2010). Adaptive kayaking for persons with physical disabilities. American Journal of Recreation Therapy, 9(2), 7–12.

Dustin, D., Bricker, N., Arave, J., Dustin, D. L., Arave, J., Wall, W., & Wendt, G. (2011). The Promise of River Running as a Therapeutic Medium for Veterans Coping with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. In Therapeutic Recreation Journal.

Hartman, K., & Porter, H. (2017). White water kayaking, positive affect, and perceived self-awareness: A case study of a veteran of the Vietnam era. American Journal of Recreation Therapy, 13(4), 41.

Scherer, M. R., Gade, D. M., & Yancosek, K. E. (2014). Efficacy of an adaptive kayaking intervention for improving health-related quality of life among wounded, ill, and injured service members. American Journal of Recreation Therapy, 12(3), 8–16.