Dr Nick Maister
NATIONALITY: Kiwi living in Aussie (unusual I know)
Geelong Hospital, Victoria
Winkipop, Bells, and an assortment of other breaks down a wonderful stretch of coast line – the surf coast, Victoria.
FAVOURITE SURF DESTINATION:
Indo, Morocco, Mexico, NZ, Aussie
SURF TRAVEL EXPERIENCE:
NZ, Australia, Indonesia, Morocco, Spain, Portugal, France, UK, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Mexico, Fiji, USA.
NON-SURF TRAVEL EXPERIENCE:
A lot of Europe, Turkey, Bulgaria, Egypt, Canada (snowboarding), Thailand, Vietnam.
EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE:
Completed my Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree at Otago University (NZ) in 2004 and Bachelor of Medicine/ Surgery in 2013 at Deakin Uni, Vic. In between I worked for five years in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in New Zealand, Australia and the UK. I am now working at Geelong Hospital, Victoria, Australia. Living on the coast in Torquay and loving it. I also continue to work part time as a Physiotherapist as well and surf as much as possible in between all of this.
ANY OTHER INFORMATION THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO ADD ABOUT YOURSELF:
I took a tally of the number of times I surfed last year, I got to 212 in the year.
Doing a 7 week stint at G-land in Aug – Oct 2013, frothing for this and for the conference in the middle of it.