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 […]

Meanwhile, Over In South Africa.

The Lockdown in South Africa has kicked in, and no one is out and about on the streets. Everyone has bunkered down, and everyone is trying their best to do the right thing. The South African Government, it seems, is running off the Chinese template, and forcing isolation on all of the population in a […]

Surfing Doctors 2020 Conference In G-Land Postponed.

Surfing Doctors Newsletter 18 March 2020   Surfing Doctors 2020 Conference In G-Land Postponed.   The Annual Surfing Doctors Conference 2020 has been cancelled. Due to take place In Grajagan from 22nd to 29th  May, it has been decided to cancel the event as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the resultant restrictive travel […]

What’s Going On Right Now?

Hi everyone   Here’s a quick update, to let you all know what’s happening with the Surfing Doctors, leaning into 2020. 1/ Macaroni’s is in need of some urgent help for a doc later this month, this is their facebook post. Click on the Pagai link below to contact Dr Eghardt Brand if you are […]

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 […]

A Warm Welcome To Andy McHale From Ireland

Andy McHale from Ireland joins the Surfing Doctors. With 20 years of surfing under the belt and some serious traveling behind him, Andy comes with a fine surf pedigree. Age: 28    Occupation: Junior Doctor. Currently placed in the west coast of Ireland, in the South West Acute Hospital. Rotations:  1)General medicine  2) General medicine  […]

Amy Lee Joins Surfing Doctors

A warm welcome to Amy Lee, a surfer and Emergency Registrar from Australia.     Nationality: Australian.   Current Position: Emergency Registrar.   Local Surf breaks: Mermaid Beach, Burleigh, Coolangatta.   Favourite surf destination and why:  Nicaragua. Perfect empty offshore waves all day every day and an amazing chilled out vibe.   Surf Travel: Nicaragua, […]

Thomas Morris, A 4th year Medical Student, Joins Up!

We welcome 4th year Medical Student Thomas Morris to the team. Nationality: English. Current Position: 4th year medical student. Local Surf breaks: Bantham and all the little gems surrounding it in South Devon. Favourite surf destination and why: New Zealand with its empty beach breaks and firing points. Surf Travel: England /  Wales / France […]