Surfing Doctors and the COVID Vaccines

The Surfing Doctors are all getting their COVID vaccines We the Surfing Doctors would like to encourage all of our friends from around the world, extended families and any surfers and others we have met and befriended along the way to have their COVID Vaccines. It’s time to get vaccinated. This is Emergency Specialist and […]

Surfing Doctors Conference Gnaraloo

Surfing Doctors Report – Surfing Doctors Conference, Gnaraloo The 12th annual Surfing Doctors Conference took place at Gnaraloo Homestead in the Gascoyne Region on the Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia in late May 2021. It was the first time the conference had moved from its spiritual home at G-Land in Indonesia. Due to border closures […]

Donations Appeal – Surfing Doctors Competing At The SurfAid Cup Bondi

lead shot – Dr Ethan Brooker. Surfing Doctors Competing At The SurfAid Cup Bondi 2021 Donations Appeal The Surfing Doctors have a team competing in the SurfAid Cup Bondi. The event takes place on May 7th at Bondi Beach, and right now, the Surfing Doctors team needs some help with their fundraising, as they still have […]

Genevieve Stather Joins The Surfing Doctors

A big welcome to Genevieve Stather, joining the Surfing Doctors just in time to head out west for their conference at Gnaraloo Station. Being a natural-footer, Gen is going to have to grab her rail. Nationality:  Australian Current position:  RMO at Royal Hobart Hospital Local Breaks:  South Arm beachies Favourite wave in the world:  Redbill […]

Surfing Doctors Welcomes Chester Smith To The Team

Chester Smith, currently an intern, has joined the Surfing Doctors and is gett prepared for the conference at Gnaraloo Station out west. Nationality:  Australian. Current position:  Intern Local Breaks:  Bruny Favourite wave in the world:  Blackmans Bay Beachy  Favourite board: (make and dims) enjoying a 5’7 HS Untitled  Destinations travelled/ surfed: Tas, Vic, NSW, Vanuatu, […]

Surfing Doctors Welcome Angus Ewing, Heading to Gnaraloo

Dr Angus Ewing will be joining the Surfing Doctors at their upcoming Gnaraloo Station conference. He’s a natural footer, but he knows his way around a backhand barrel, so all good there.  Nationality: Australian Current position: RMO Royal Hobart Hospital Work Experience: Medical school elective – Tauranga NZ Internship North-west regional hospital Local and favourite […]

Surfing Doctors Headed For Gnaraloo Conference

As those lucky members, signed up for the 2021 Surfing Doctors Gnaraloo Conference, start preparing for their adventure, we catch up with a few of the new crew who will be attending.  Set to take place from 23rd – 29th April, historically a good time for swell in the area, the Conference does look like […]

Surfing Doctors to enter the SurfAid Cup Surfing event and fundraiser.

Surfing Doctors To Enter The SurfAid Cup Surfing Event And Fundraiser.    The Surfing Doctors will be participating in the SurfAid Cup Bondi on Friday 7th May 2021.  The SurfAid Cup is a tag-team style event that sees teams fundraise in order to compete.   Teams are made up of 5 surfers: 4 of them are […]

What’s It Really Like To Surf A Wavepool?

What’s It Really Like To Surf A Wavepool? There are a number of different wave pools out there at the moment, from the 5 waves concept, the Kelly Slater Wave Ranch and the various versions of the Wavegarden Cove model. So we tracked down one of the members of the Surfing Doctors, who managed a […]

Surfing Doctors Newsletter February 2021

Newsletter February 2021 Surfing Doctors Newsletter February 2021       Hi all and welcome to our first newsletter of 2021. Mixed news, trying not to talk too much about Covid, but let’s have a quick peek and what’s happening with the Surfing Doctors for this year so far and what’s to come.  Grajagan 2022? […]

William Hannam joins the team

There haven’t been too many new recruits of late, without the lure of Grajagan on the cards, but that’s going to change soon, and we are proud to welcome hard-charging goofy-footer  Dr William Hannam to the Surfing Doctors team. Nationality: Australian.   Current working position: RMO in Mackay   Local surf break: Used to be […]

Dr Cyril Inauen In Indonesia

Born in Switzerland, and currently working in Australia, Dr Inauen made it to Indonesia, and was greeted by firing surf and a mishap or two. He joined The Surfing Doctors a while ago – check out his profile here https://surfingdoctors.com/3512/welcome-to-dr-cyril-inauen/ First things first, Dr Inauen had to deal with a fairly nasty looking fin chop. […]

Packing For Indo

Don’t let the headline fool you. We’re not quite packing for Indo just yet. As we slowly start opening up, however, Indonesia is starting to look enticing again. Nias has been pumping, G-Land has been firing, Lakey Peak has had an epic season, and Ulus has been going off. The froth has started, and everyone […]

International Surf Travel Update

Travel is starting to open up, but it’s not going to be that straight-forward just yet, with rules, regulations and protocols coming into play. Australia won’t be opening their borders outbound until 2021.

Angus Jackson Joins The Team

A big, warm welcome to Angus Jackson, the latest member to the Surfing Doctors. Nationality: Australian Current position: Senior resident (PGY3) working ED in Broome, Western Australia. I completed my internship and residency in the Illawarra / Shoalhaven and took this year to locum and explore the country. Managed to score an ED position in […]

Kirryn Williams Joins The Surfing Doctors

Australian Sleep Physician Kirryn Williams Joins The Fold. Kirryn surfs, she kiteboards, and she liked to travels.  What is your nationality?  Australian. What is your level of education? MBBS, FRACP – General and Acute Care Medicine Physician, Respiratory and (soon to be) Sleep Physician.  What is your current position? Sleep Fellow, Royal Brisbane and Women’s […]

Surfing Doctors Newsletter May 2020 – Subs and Wave Pools

Newsletter  May 2020   Surfing Doctors Newsletter May 2020 Hi all As you all know, the annual Surfing Doctors G-Land conference was cancelled this year as a result of C-19. We are now looking at possibly having a weekend conference at the Urbnsurf Wave Pool in Melbourne towards the back end of the year, if […]

A Warm Welcome To Luke Northey

Sydney surfer Luke Northey joins the Surfing Doctors team.       Nationality:  Australian.   Level of education: Medical School in Sydney, Australia.   Current position: Eye Registrar in Sydney, Australia.   Favourite wave: Probably Macaronis, although still searching. Anywhere uncrowded with friends.   Favourite surfer: Dad. He has an ability to find a barrel […]

G-land Joyos Staff COVID Fund

Surfing Doctors Newsletter April 2020     Hi all As you all know, the Surfing Doctors Conference in G-Land was cancelled this year due to COVID-19, and the WSL’s Quiksilver Pro G-Land was withdrawn after that. The staff at Joyos Surf Camp, where we stay during our conference, are having it hard at the moment, […]

Dr Mark Wilson Hits The Pool Before Shutdown

We caught up with Dr Mark Wilson, Tasmanian-born Gastroenterologist, who hit the URBNSURF, before the world changed.  Where are you currently based? Hobart, Tasmania. What wave pool is this and where? This is the URBNSURF pool, which is an hour flight away at Melbourne airport.     What were your initial thoughts when arriving at […]