Conference Recap

10 Sept/Day 1 The Third Annual Conference of the European Association of Surfing Doctors (EASD) kicked-off with a morning of “Extremes”, with special focus on Drowning; Resuscitation following accidental Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest (Pre- and In-Hospital...

Surfer’s Ear

External Auditory Exostosis/Exostoses, or “Surfer’s Ear”, are generally painless, benign, maladies that do not require surgical intervention. Progressive growth leads to increasing external auditory canal obstruction, conductive hearing loss, and possible frequent...

Papa-he-nalu

Papa-he-nalu, planches de surf, surfbretter, サーフボード, tablas de surf; call them what you will, it really doesn’t matter: WE LOVE SURFBOARDS. What’s more, wave riding is our passion. So, no matter whether it’s on a mat, your belly, or with a hand...

Coming Home to Ground

The first time I met Fergal I was pleasantly surprised by how affable, unassuming, and down-to-earth he was. We talked about common interests; no, not surfing especially (although it may have been discussed), but trees. Fergal and his brother, Kevin, had only recently...