Darren Clark Is Our Latest Surfing Doctors Member

Darren Clark joins the Surfing Doctors
 
Nationality:
Australian.
 
Education:
Bachelor of Nursing Emergency, Critical Care and Anaesthetic certificates.
 
Current Position:
Nursing Director Logan Hospital Medical Services.
 
Local Break:
North End Gold Coast – South Straddie 
 
Surf travel experience:
Most breaks in Australia, excluding South and West Oz, Indonesia, South Pacific Fiji Samoa Vanuatu and New Zealand.
 
Non-surf travel experience:
All states in Australia, USA and Japan.
 
Favourite surfer and why:
Currently it is Ethan Ewing. He’s like the love child of Parko, Fanning and AI.  My favourite of all time is Martin Potter from the late 80’s.
 
 
Current go-to board?
Stuart Surf Designs Bender Step 5’9” x 19 3/4 x 2 1/2 squash tail groveler.
 
Where is the best wave you have ever surfed?
Treasure Island, in the Banyaks, and ‘I can’t tell’ spot East Coast Australia.
 
Heaviest experience while traveling?
Emergency alarm in Japan on iPhone in Japanese at 2 am after earthquakes and nuclear threats from North Korea. It ended up being landslides from rain. Phew.
 
What is the best thing about the life you have chosen?
Meaningful professional life, surrounded by amazing family and friends, living by the sea with world class waves (at times) all within a quick drive. Epic.
 

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