Mainstreet Cape Breton | Aug 6, 2014 | 9:42

Learn To Surf Program

Reporter Yvonne LeBlanc-Smith visited Point Michaud Beach to learn about the "Learn-to-Surf program" offered there. She spoke with two teenagers from Eskasoni who are participating and with instructor Michelle Richards. (runs 9:42 August 07, 2014)

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