Personal health tips for hazard-free surf trips

April 5, 2012 | Surfing
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Dave Baglow and Mike Carthew have had a great original idea. What could an anaesthetist and a digital marketing specialist do together in the surfing world?

The answer is, a website dedicated to the things that you should be aware of when you're preparing a surf trip or the surf travel of your dreams.

What do you do when you get sick or injured on a surf trip? promises to help you battle reef cuts, headaches, flu, local diseases and a wide range of surf injuries and illness.

Simple methods of first aid, personal health tips, educational guides and a most common hazards list were developed by a team of passionate British wave riders. is not a replacement for seeking medical advice. If you think you may need to see a doctor you should definitely go.

Travel medicine, a surf trip kit list, antibacterial drugs for remote surfing locations, surfing injuries wound management, urchin injuries and head protection will be fully analyzed and developed in articles. wants to hear surf travel ideas from the pros and will be releasing several instructional videos on how to avoid medical hazards, with their tips and views.

Also, take a look at the most common injuries in surfing. Learn how injuries affect one in three surfers.

Discover how to improve your performance with a surf training plan.