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Topic: France 2009 surf and work?

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France 2009 surf and work?

« on: May 15 2009 13:05:00 »

Hey! :)
I'm a guy (20) from the Czech Rep (no sea-no waves :/ .) and I was wondering if I could get any tips on finding a cheap place to stay, renting a board or finding a summer-job anywhere on the S-W beaches of France. I am a surfer beginner (I've done some windsurfing in the past, but that doesn't really count, I guess ,) and I speak English and a little French. I will be staying there from the mid-June till the mid September, so if you wanned to meet up or even share some place to crush just let me know! :)
Thanks a lot for your tips!



RE: France 2009 surf and work?

« Reply #1 on: May 19 2009 04:05:00 »

head to biarritz because its a big place and right on the sea.
just go from bar to bar, asking until you find a job. many people do this every summer and employers expect it. take enough money to live for a week or so until you find a job.
maybe better to buy a cheap surfboard to learn on, it might be cheaper than renting in the end. same with a wetsuit.

good luck



RE: France 2009 surf and work?

« Reply #2 on: May 19 2009 12:05:00 »

Hey Liam,

Thanks a lot for your advices, they are much appreciated!


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