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Surfing Pro: Long John McCurry

John studied International Travel and Tourism Management at Ulster University, and has travelled all around the world surfing professionally. John now runs his own surf school, Long John's Surf Academy in Portrush, Northern Ireland.

17 Jun 2021   1 min read

overlay graphic Surfing Pro: Long John McCurry

Surfing Achievements

Irish National Longboard

Champion

  • 2006
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2011

Runner-up

  • 2005
  • 2007

His highest ranking

  • 16th at ISA World Surfing Games (Ecuador, 2004)
  • 17th European Surf Championships (France, 2007)

John surfing a wave.

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John studied International Travel and Tourism Management at Ulster University, and travelled all around the world surfing professionally.

John now runs his own surf school, Long John's Surf Academy in Portrush, Northern Ireland.

John surfing a wave.

John's Story

Listen in as John tells his story and discusses the opportunities he got for surfing and for his business at UU.


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