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Surf Careers: Jocelyn Lu, Marketing Business Owner.

It has been a little quiet on the Seafoam Blog lately. The last few months, my other job of supply teaching took over for a little while. (Got to pay the bills..) But we are back with the Surf Careers Series and we are back in Canada once again!We speak to Jocelyn Lu, 36 from Whistler, Canada. She combines her passion for the outdoors with running her own marketing business, Rainfield Marketing. Find out how marketing can give your career a boost, without having to let go of your surfing or outdoor passions.   Jocelyn, when did you start surfing? I started surfing when I was teenager going to Waikiki in Hawaii every year during spring break. In my late twenties, I moved...

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Autumn Essentials: the Vivida changing robe.

Here we are again, autumn has returned and the days are getting shorter here in the UK.The air is getting cooler (or it should..) and wind a little (or a lot) stronger.You can still get away with wearing a 3/2 wetsuit but that car park change is getting a little more rushed. There might be a few things that could help you get warm faster post-surf though. Here are some of our autumn essentials. 1. A Vivida Changing Robe Not only does it help you cover your important bits, it helps protect you from that chilly wind.Not a carpark changer? Just pull it over your suit to keep warm and your seats dryer.You can find the Vivida Poncho in our Accessories...

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10 reasons to book a women-only surf holiday.

You might have been sitting on the beach, eyeing up women in the water with their big smiles having all the fun. You might have had a few lessons and keen to step up your surfing game. Maybe you are killing it in the waves but find it hard to find female surf companions. Or maybe you simply want to surf somewhere warmer... There are so many good motives to book a surf holiday, but have you ever thought about booking a women only surf trip?Let us give you 10 good reasons to consider this!   Photo: Chicks On Waves    1. Surf without pressure, female surfers together have patience for each other. 2. You'll get the opportunity to meet...

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Surf Careers: Kathryn Oceana Curzon. Author, Speaker & Conservationist.

It's been a while since our last 'Surf Careers' post, but we certainly haven't forgotten about those many awesome ocean women around the world combining their passion with their career. Some of you might be getting ready to start uni in a few weeks or even to start the 'real' job thing. Whatever your situation, a little inspiration never hurt no one! Ready for part 4? This time we speak to Kathryn Curzon (39), another awesome lady currently in New Zealand. She's a communication specialist, author, conservationist and much much more. Read all about how she combines passion, career and the ocean.   Kathryn, what did you become a conservationist? I studied Ecology and Environmental Biology and wrote theses about...

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Surf Careers: Candace Loy, Marine Science Phd student.

Part 3 of our Surf Careers Series and we talk to Candace Loy.Candace is a Marine Science Phd student and entrepreneur, working hard to set up a women focused surf and art community. Read more about her journey towards her Phd and how she combines it with a love for the ocean and surfing. When did you start surfing?  When I was 29. I learnt to drive so that I could go surfing. There were many things going on before that which prevented me from getting a start, so I had to keep that dream alive in my head and believe it could happen while I sorted other stuff out. At the time it felt like it could never happen. And...

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