‘This is Surfing Medicine’

We are proud to show you the latest video portraying some aspects of “Surfing Medicine”. Our gratitude to all supporters, contributors, partners, surf med pioneers worldwide, our crew, mother nature, the ocean and the whole surfing community. Keep the...

Advanced Surf Life Support – Video

We are proud to show you the latest video portraying the Advanced Surf Life Support™ course. Hit the play button and dive into this challenging, teaching and fun 7-day-course: The Advanced Surf Life Support™ course features a wide array of topics, such as rescue...

The Energy in Waves

Dear EASD community, In the never ending EASD quest for unique knowledge and experience in surfing medicine, we connect state of art sciences. This effort is a key step to the EASD product development program, based on medical and scientific knowledge. The global...

Rips and stuff!

“Rip Currents … What Every Water User Needs to Know” by Tim Jones Rips are, to most of us, a fantastic aid to our surfing when understood. They help us pass out through waves to the takeoff area and often they define the “peak” and create...

Festive Cheer!

The European Association of Surfing Doctors wishes you and yours a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!   Gastrointestinal symptoms in surfer populations (during the Christmas season!) OK, it’s that time of year again and Christmas is creeping up on us fast....

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...