Surf’s up for family with cystic fibrosis

August 17, 2014 11:45 PM

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Since researchers realized that the saltwater in the ocean helps clear out the thick mucus that builds up in patients’ lungs, organizations have started around the world that teach those with the disease how to “hang 10.’

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. — For three of Rob and Paulette Montelone’s five kids, spending the summer surfing is more than just a fun activity. It also could extend their lives.

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