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Watch: Film follows inspiring 50-year-old surfer with autism

June 30, 2015

"Curt" from Brendan Hearne on Vimeo.

The new documentary short film, "Curt," follows a 50-year-old surfer with autism who has become a staple of Southern California beaches. Curt Harper was diagnosed as a child and doctors told his parents that the best option would be institutionalization. 

Now Curt Harper has a stable job, surfs competitively and has become a mentor and friend to generations of young surfers. Follow his journey in the full film above. Learn more at