As a travel developer, I’ve been lucky to work and surf as I please. I get to choose where I want to live for the next few months, which I often base on the weather and the waves. But my own career path as a web developer isn’t the only option that affords working remotely, moving around the world to chase the surf.
Once most surfers graduate high school or college, their main goal becomes navigating life’s responsibilities while still surfing as much as humanly possible. To do this, one starts scheming about “surf jobs” with the most available time off the clock, flexible schedules, or late shifts that allow for endless dawn patrol opportunities. Here are a handful of job opportunities to chase if surfing and paying the bills share an equal space on your list of priorities:
This one’s great for the entrepreneurial-minded. If you want to be your own boss and have the focus to see it through, it could be for you.
You’ll have a flexible schedule, your time on the clock will most often be during the hours you can’t surf anyway, and there’s no travel destination in the world that won’t always need service industry professionals.