2 results for month: 05/2017


Looking Back to Sri ’16

Today we get behind the lens with David Vincent, former STN Intern and Service Teamer, and the talent behind STN’s newest Sri Lanka video. David was part of the outreach in 2016 and captured some of the soul of this vibrant nation in his video. We caught up with him, nearly one year later, to hear about his thoughts on his highs and lows of the trip. But first! The video! What were some of your first impressions of Sri Lanka? My first thought is: “Wow, it's hot here. Let's get to the ocean.” Oh man! It was rough. After almost a full day of flying, we got in late at night and drove for around 6 or 7 hours to get to Arugam Bay. So we ...

Overcoming Fears in the Blue

Today's post comes from Surfers Leadership School Director and waterman, Robert McDaniel. Robert has been on staff with Surfing The Nations since 2007 (ten years!) and traveled on every single international trip STN offers! He's been part of every local outreach and pretty much every department at STN, and has been training new generations of our staff members for a few years. Here he writes about some of his experiences at sea and just how profound an impact the SALT trip has on young lives. My dad, a US naval veteran, once told me: “Under the right conditions, even the most seasoned sailor can get seasick.”  Since most of us at STN aren’t ...