Kramer thinks Hand got caught in a gnarly spot locals refer to as Satan’s at Point Joe. “It’s pretty aptly named,” Kramer told the Monterey Co. Weekly. “The currents are horrible, the waves are wild and break in every direction of the compass, all the time.
When paramedics showed up they were able to get the kayaker’s pulse going again and he’s now in a Monterey hospital and according to a crowdfunding page that is being updated by family, Hand, known as Rod to friends, is awake and responsive and should recover.
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