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Topic: Surfing

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replies: 14


mattie towle

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American Samoa American Samoa


RE: Surfing

« on: February 05 2008 13:02:00 »

Dear John,

I'm a resident physician (junior doctor) in Burlington, Vermont and will be coming to work for a month at the hospital in American Samoa in May.  I'm considering the possibility of working there after residency, so I'm coming to check things out first.  More of a skiier than a surfer (I'm a beginner surfer) and my surfing experience is limited to what I could do when visiting my brother on the west coast, but it was a blast and I'd like to give a shot in A.S.    Any advice?  Thanks!  Cheers,  Mattie



RE: Surfing

« Reply #1 on: February 05 2008 13:02:00 »

Ha towel boy, very local scene, surfng by permission in front of many villages and local girls off-limits; also, now that tuna are disappearing along  with every ocean species from rapacious Asian sushi bars, the economy is sinking and thefts are increasing- still better fale' spirit than Western Samoa! Nua, if on, and vaccessible is one of the most beautiful rides in the Pacific, just watch out for stonefish!


Eric Horde

RE: Surfing

« Reply #2 on: March 08 2008 13:03:00 »

Bill, where are you at?  I lived down the street from Tim Hitchcock and surfed Lefts and Nu'ulie all the time and sometime that little break out back the Rainmaker hotel.

I am now in Satellite Beach in Florida and stioll surf almost everyday.

75, 76 and 77.


John Strazicich

RE: Surfing

« Reply #3 on: May 12 2009 22:05:00 »

hi i have moved away from Samoa. is it possible to delete my posts on the website? i am getting calls and i no longer live in samoa. thanks

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