A young Italian surfer, Damiano is currently a 4th year medical student, and has a 10-year relationship with surfing. He has plans to attend the 10th Annual Surfing Doctors Conference at G-land in June.
Let’s get to know him:
Where are you from?
I come from Catania, Sicily, Italy.
What do you do there?
I am a medical student, from the University of Catania , now attending the 4th year.
When did you start surfing and where?
I started surfing ten years ago on Sicilian east coast
Have you traveled much for surf?
Yes. I have traveled to surf in France, Spain, Portugal, Sri Lanka, Bali.
Have you done any benevolent work in the past?
I participated in a volunteer project in a Sri Lankan hospital in 2017, having the opportunity to surf there.
What are some of your goals, hopes and dreams?
My dream is to move after my graduation, to go studying and working on the Pacific Ocean, to explore all the beauties on the planet and surf as many barrels as possible.
Check this video of surfing in Sicily, just to show that there are waves in and around where Damiano lives.