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REEF CUTS

August 19, 2012 // 4 Comments

CORAL CUTS Kissing the reef. Lets be honest. Coral cuts can be really cool, but only when the pains gone and the cut’s heeled up. A badge of honor. Reef cuts have the potential to ruin [read]

FEVER PITCH

June 8, 2012 // 3 Comments

TROPICAL FEVER Imagine if sharks killed one million people every year. You would seriously think twice about paddling out at any location where there were reports of regular fatalities, and if [read]

FEELING THE BURN

March 18, 2012 // 0 Comments

SUN BURN It hurts, looks rubbish and is a burning reminder of the real risk of skin cancer all of us face from the sun. Skin cancer kills more surfers than drowning. Maybe we should be worrying [read]

KNOCK OUT

March 13, 2012 // 5 Comments

ADULT HEAD INJURY That moment when you realize that you’re not invincible as you get smacked in the head, really hard, and the lights go out. What do you do when you’ve hit your head? I [read]

ANTIBACTERIAL DRUGS

March 13, 2012 // 2 Comments

ANTIBIOTICS They can be your silver bullet! I always take travel medicine, particularly anti-biotics with me on surf trips. I know which I’ve had before however and that I’m not allergic to [read]

THE RUNS

March 13, 2012 // 2 Comments

TRAVELLERS DIARRHOEA Avoiding dirty local water by not having ice or salad while travelling. Taking daily ‘friendly bacteria’ tablets to try and out compete the nasty ones to prevent Bali [read]

LITTLE URCHIN

March 9, 2012 // 2 Comments

SEA URCHIN INJURIES Sea Urchins are found in oceans all around the world. they sting and can be your nemesis. Sea Urchins are the reason why a lot us wear reef boots to protect our feet. [read]

ALL THE GEAR..

March 9, 2012 // 2 Comments

SURF TRIP MEDICAL KIT LIST If you haven’t got anything you can’t do anything. Only take what you’re happy using and be careful taking medications with you that you’ve never tried before. [read]

WITNESS THE SICKNESS

March 8, 2012 // 1 Comment

SEA SICKNESS Chunda. Blow chunks. Spew. Sea soup. Chuck-up. Vomit. Barf. Wretch. Hurl. Technicolour yawn. Puke. Losing lunch. Tossing cookies. Yacking. Ralfing. Heave. Doesn’t mater how you [read]

CUT UP

March 8, 2012 // 6 Comments

WOUND MANAGEMENT Licking your wounds is something we’ve all learned to do since we’ve been old enough to fall over. It seems the fun police are winning in the UK, with ‘Health and [read]