Who’s Chopping Onions? Surfing Dog Makes Teen With Brain Cancer’s Wish Come True (Video)

Sports
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

In terms of positive, emotional stories, it might be impossible to top this. Make-a-Wish Foundation hooked up Caleb Acosta, a 15-year-old from Apopka, Florida, with stage-four brain cancer with Richochet, the surfing dog, and took the two to the waves.

Caleb was diagnosed in the summer of 2013, and is an absolute trooper in dealing with the unfortunate hand he has been dealt. He saw Richochet in ESPN The Magazine, and told Make-a-Wish that his dream was to surf with the aquatic pooch.

To whomever chose the song to pair with this video, thanks a lot. Now I have trails of salty water through my beard. No idea how that happened…

H/T: Uproxx

Share Tweet
React

Christian La Du

After years of intense training, Christian emerged from Vassar College as a partially-fledged writer with a degree in economics, who is capable of consistently achieving mediocrity while striving for greatness. He knows how to tie his shoes and does his own laundry (most of the time). When not hard at work, he is trying (often failing) to play pick-up sports.

More In Sports

Sports John Flynn

It’s Over: Steve Nash’s Career Ends Without A Championship

Steve Nash is done. As a result of ongoing back issues, Nash will have to miss the 2014-2015 season. For this 40-year-old, a missed season due to injury likely means the end of his illustrious career. A depressing hypothetical has become an unthinkable reality. One of the most exciting, whimsical and creative players of our […]

Sports Joseph Milord

10 Reasons Why You’d Be Crazy To Miss El Clasico This Weekend

It’s here. What is by far the most anticipated date on the (European) footballing calendar is upon us and it, once again, pits Real Madrid against Barcelona in El Clasico. Anytime the two Spanish giants meet, there’s cause for major hype. Saturday’s matchup between the pair of famous clubs, though, carries a particularly higher amount […]

Sports Julian Sonny

Porn Star Lisa Ann Is Without A Doubt Banging A Notre Dame Freshman

Yesterday, we reported legendary 42-year-old porn actress Lisa Ann was dating Justin Brent, a freshman Notre Dame receiver. The two were spotted at a Knicks preseason game where TMZ reported they were busy getting cozy all night. Further reports also suggest she’s the one who bagged him. Just two days later, we can all but confirm he’s […]

Sports Joseph Milord

This Soccer Player Just Scored One Of The Best Goals Of All Time (Video)

You’ve literally never seen anything like it. With one moment of insane brilliance, Tottenham winger Erik Lamela turned a seemingly uninteresting Europa League match into the most talked about event on Twitter yesterday. During the game against Asteras Tripoli, Lamela applied the Rabona skill (looping one’s stronger foot around the weaker to strike a ball in […]

Sports Julian Sonny

One Direction Proves They’re Bigger NFL Bandwagon Fans Than Drake

Take some notes, Drake. There’s a new group of younger, faster, stronger bandwagon fans poised to take America by storm. One Direction just announced their 2015 tour, which stretches over 15 NFL stadiums, and the band took these unique promo shots to get US fans excited. .@onedirection fans the wait is FINALLY over, Aug 2nd […]

Also On Elite

Food

Chocolate Ramen Is Either The Best Or Worst Comfort Food Ever (Photos)

For some strange reason, someone created chocolate ramen noodles. It’s just as obscure as it sounds and it probably tastes weird, too. However, you know what they say — you should never judge a book by its cover! The book, in this case, is called Choc Noodle. According to Independent, UK-based chocolatier Paul A. Young teamed […]

World

Wildlife Populations Have Declined By 50 Percent In Last 30 Years Thanks To Humans

In just 40 years, the world’s wild animal population has declined by 52 percent. The 2014 Living Planet Index (LPI), released by the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF), indicates that humans are to blame for the species’ steady march toward extinction. The LPI cites exploitation through hunting and habitat loss and change as the main causes of […]

Women

F-Bombs For Feminism: Young Girls Curse In The Name Of Equality (Video)

Shock value will nearly always win you attention. Such is the case for the LGBTQ, women’s rights and anti-racism organization, FCKH8, which we last saw taking on Ferguson. In the group’s latest video, several girls aged 6 to 13 dress in princess gowns and curse at the lack of equality women still experience every day. It’s […]

Humor

Dad Helps Kids ‘Build’ Wonder Woman’s Invisible Jet With Intense Lego Set

If, as a kid, you ever wanted to possess your own Invisible Jet à la Wonder Woman, listen up. One amazing dad, John Wray, scored an Invisible Jet Lego set, and it’s pretty badass. He documented his hilarious adventures building the 3,200-piece behemoth with his children, who managed to figure out the complicated construction despite […]