Beyond These Eyes:
The Biography of Blind Surfer Derek Rabelo
“If I can do all this and I am blind, what can you achieve?”
Beyond These Eyes is the biography of one of the most inspiring, courageous and incredible young men to be living on our planet at this time in history.
Professional surfer Derek Rabelois fearless in the ocean. The unique characteristic of this young man, though, is that he is blind, having been born with congenital glaucoma.
He is famous for his big wave courage, riding life-threatening monsters at Pipeline, Jaws and Mavericks in Northern California, and most recently surfing 50 foot waves in Nazaré, Portugal. This is an unbelievable attempt for anyone, but a miracle if you are blind.