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Surfing doctors of Europe launch The Surfer's Academy

Mullaghmore, Ireland © Billabong XXL
Mullaghmore, Ireland © Billabong XXL



Humanitarian Updates 

First outreach program to be hosted by European Surfing Doctors 

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 4 August, 2014 - The European Association of Surfing Doctors (EASD) was founded in late 2011 as a not-for-profit organization to connect people through Surfing and Medicine. This year marks the 3rd annual conference, "Taking Surfing Medicine to Extreams" Extremes” happens in Sligo / Mullaghmore, Ireland from 9-12 + 13 September 2014. 

The Surfer’s Academy marks the beginning of the EASD’s outreach program – translating our vision of “Keeping the Surfer Healthy and Safe”. We’ve always been there in the line-up, so we figure it’s time to drop-in and give something back. The Surfer’s Academy, the first event of its kind anywhere and is a full-day open health symposium for surfers on surfing safe and staying healthy. 

Join leading experts in eye, ear, mind, nutrition, shoulder/major-joints, lifeguarding, big-wave rescue – you name it, we’ve got them.  Let the doctors take you through what you need to know and how to get the best from your surfing. 

The format of the day will comprise concise (max: 15mins), high-yield, non-technical (no jargon please!) explanatory sessions, on topics relevant to the wellbeing of Surfers of all ages and ability, delivered by EASD Specialists.  Annual Conference “Taking Surfing Medicine to Surf Photography Exhibition, Irish Surf Shorts, and much more throughout the day. 


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