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Surfer's Academy - Health symposia for surf & coastal community

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The Surf Club at Muriwai

100 Jack Butt Lane

Muriwai, Auckland 0881

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Muriwai 1st of December 2018, New Zealand

Symposium on Health & Performance for surf & coastal community - The event is open for all interested welcome, age +14; Surfers, Bodyboarders, Kite & Wind Surfers, Lifeguards, medical professionals and all other water sport fanatics!

The educational programme will be provided in the format of an interactive symposium with mini-lectures on the topics: Drowning & Water safety, Surfing Injuries & Prevention and Elite Training & Performance. See below the full preliminary program.

The Surfer’s Academy marks the continuation of Surfing Medicine International’s outreach activities in the surf & coastal community – translating our mission to educate on health & well being.

Thanks to Maori Bay Board Riders Club for the host of the event!


Paddle out with us and learn how to stay healthy in the Surf!

Speakers :

Daymen Huband: Medical Doctor, preceding career in pre-hospital care as paramedic,
specific interest in bystander rescue of Surfers


Oliver Farley: Head of S&C for Surfing NZ, completed PhD Hurley Surfing Australia High Performance Centre, a research fellow for AUT University and runs his own Board Sports training business.


Sam Cosgrove
Medical Doctor, specific interest in nutrition and health of Surfer's athletes.


Britte van der Pouw:
Dietician, specific field of interest around Sports Nutrition in extreme sports


Phil Watson:
Physiotherapist, interest in prevention and treatment of Surfing Injuries, day-day practice with Surfers, Hutt Valley


Dion van de Schoot:
Emergency Medicine Doctor, Wellington NZ, co-founder of Surfing Medicine International, Advanced Surf Life Support Instructor


Preliminary Programme

Start: 14:00 hrs

14:00 Whakatau/Opening

14:10 – 14:25 Drowning

14:25 – 14:40 Surfers as first reponders

14:40 – 14:55 Surf first aid

14:55 – 15:10 Skin Cancer prevention

15:10 – 15:30 Break

15:30 – 15:45 Chronic Injury prevention in surfing

15:45 – 16:20 High performance surfing and the Olympic Dream

16:20 – 17:40 Nutrition & Surfing

17:40 - 18:00 Surfer's Shoulder


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