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Surf Careers: Luna Scherpenisse, owner of Mermaid Private Boat Tours in Moorea.

We are back with a new edition of the 'Surf Careers' Blog Series. This one is a particularly exciting one for me, as I used to live and work in French Polynesia before setting up Seafoam. So, when I came across Dutch beauty Luna Scherpenisse on Instagram, I was in awe of what she has achieved already at such a young age in such a beautiful place. Building a 'career' we will all envy...  Read on and you are likely to consider selling up and moving.    Hi Luna, can you tell us a little more about yourself and where you are from? I’m 24 years old and born & raised in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. I have been living on Moorea,...

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Surf Careers: Mo Langley, founder of Sandy Feet Initiative.

If you've been following our blog, you'll have heard of our Surf Careers Series.With this series we hope to inspire by showing you how women all over the world combine their studies or careers with surfing. Making a living, doing something they love. This time it takes us to sunny California, where we speak to 52 year old Mo Langley who co-founded the charity Sandy Feet Initiative. Find out how Mo's charity helps children and what inspired her.  How did you get into surfing? I started surfing 12 years ago! I had just found out my triathlon career was over, due to bad knees, and I needed an outlet! A friend took me surfing at San Onofre and I was so stoked, I bought a board...

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Surf Careers: Q&A with Ocean Photographer Megan Hemsworth

Long before I started Seafoam, I had a passion for photography and videography. I dreamt of studying cinematography and making my own extreme sports films. Unfortunately the years passed too quickly as life unfolded and the dream was replaced with other ambitions. Luckily other dreams eventually materialised, Seafoam was created, but my love for photography still carries on... I still envy those who can make a living of photography, or filming. With the rise of Instagram, the possibilities to showcase the work of these professionals have grown exponentially.Not that long ago, I connected with the very talented Megan Hemsworth.Based in Cornwall, she is quickly becoming a well known name in surf and lifestyle photography. I've been lucky enough to collaborate with Megan on...

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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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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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