5 Values That Surfing Will Teach You About Life

Daine Mawer
5 min readDec 31, 2020

I’ve always thought surfing is a reflection of who you are ~ Kelly Slater

It’s 6AM and I’m sitting on a deck, over looking some of the best waves in Southern Africa. The graceful swell of the oceans pulse looks slow and infinite. The outline of surfers interrupt the organised chaos that ripples across the water while the waves crash to the lonely aubade’s sung by the sea birds.

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Daine Mawer

Associate Director of Front-end Engineering at 10up.com | Writer | Traveller | Surfer