Surf Lesson on Phillip Island with Island Surfboards

Phillip Island

I’m in the middle!

The first time I went surfing was in 2007 in Nicaragua and the second time was in Tofino, British Columbia, Canada. Although I’ve been surfing twice before, I’ve never managed to stand up for longer than a second or actually ride a wave to shore. Falling off the board and being dumped by massive waves was more my experience. This is probably due to the fact that I’ve never been taught correctly or taken an official lesson (or tried on not so beginner waves). I have the type of personality that if I want to try something I just go for it. Full speed ahead. In most cases, this strategy has worked for me very successfully. Surfing however, is an adventure sport that I just couldn’t master on my own. Finally, at thirty years old, in my turquoise dream destination, I signed up for an official surf lesson at Smiths Beach with Island Surfboards on the beautiful Phillip Island in Victoria. Shockingly, Island Surfboards had me catching waves in no time. Continue reading