A Big Welcome To Dr Jorn Van Der Veken

Surfer, windsurfer, kiteboarder and Neurosurgeon,  Dr Jorn Van Der Veken joins the party!

 

Nationality?

Belgian

 

Current Position? 

Cerebrovascular Fellowship, Sydney

 

Local surf spot?

Currently North Narrabeen and Manly. When I’m in Europe it’s Wissant in Northern France

 

Favourite surf destination?

Fuerteventura North Shore.

 

Travel experience?

Portugal, Spain, France, Morocco, Maui, Oahu, Costa Rica, Bali, South Africa, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura…

 

Best surf trip ever?

Cape Town.

Worst surf trip ever?

Costa Rica.

 

Best advice you were ever given with regards to surfing?

Put the wax on top of the board.

 

Education and work experience?

Fully qualified Neurosurgeon, finished training in July 2018

Favourite surfer in the world and why? 

Dave Rastovich, because he’s original.

 

Current go-to surfboard? (make and dims)

Custom Notox Ripley 6’2

 

Any other information you would like to add about yourself?

Mainly wind and kitesurf aficionado, started surfing to have more time on the water with less working hour flexibility.

 

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