David is a new addition to the Global Boarders team for 2016 hailing from the sunny city of Belfast, N.Ireland. Growing up there he ventured northwest to Donegal where he developed a love for the ocean. He has spent many years teaching surfing in Donegal and on the north coast of N.Ireland; moving to teach in ‘warmer’ waters for the first time this year. A shortboarder at heart, David is in the water day in day out and enjoys repairing his own boards.
Work with various outdoor companies has given David the opportunity to work with a wide range of groups, gaining qualifications in mountain biking, climbing and mountain leadership.
When his feet aren’t on his shortboard, David is a keen runner competing in local 5 and 10k races. If he is not on his bike or on the cliff face he enjoys a spot of spearfishing.
Having travelled to Bali, Canada, Costa Rica and beyond with his surfing he will bring this experience as a dedicated and hardworking surf coach to the Global Boarders Team.