Sharron Grainger



Current Position:


Education and work experience:

MBBS (Sydney), FRACGP.

Previous Volunteer Work:

Macaroni’s Resort, Mentawai Islands, Indonesia

Medical interests:

Preventative, emergency, surf related

Local surf spot:

North Narrabeen

What is your favourite surf destination:

Any surf trip! The Mentawai Islands, G Land, Fiji, Mexico

Travel experience:

Indonesia, Fiji, Tahiti/French Polynesia, South America, Mexico, NZ

Tell us about your best surf trip ever:

Travelling through Mexico with my boyfriend, now my husband (he proposed to me in front of the break at Puerto Escondido)

Tell us about your worst surf trip ever:

No such thing as a bad surf trip

What is the worst surf injury you have ever had to treat: Tension pneumothorax, enucleated eye, shredded body from the surgeons table at HT’s

The best thing about surfing:

Surfing is heaven on earth.

What was the best advice you have ever received regarding surfing:

Relax and turn off the brain

Favourite surfer in the world and why:

Coco Ho. She is an amazingly generous human. She is wonderful in a lineup. She has a great surfing style.

Current go-to surfboards? (make and dims):

JS XeroGravity 5’10”