Andy Schwartz is a Sunshine Coast native originally hailing from South Africa. He lives every moment to its fullest. An infectious smile, sharp wit, and never ending stoke for surfing keep guests requesting him on their trip to look after coaching and safety. With a surfing background ranging from 10 foot Shipstern's, to 3 foot Straddie bowls, Andy applies himself in endless capacities as a surf guide and coach. He believes surfing is about having fun in big or small waves, traveling the world, and meeting new people. His personality encapsulates the individual manner in which he pursues his ambitions. Andy's carefree and effortless surfing style in the water perfectly complements his happy and polite nature back on land.
Andy's broad work experience ranges from sailing large vessels in the Whitsunday Islands to surf guiding in the Maldives, Samoa, and Fiji. The complete waterman and host Andy has also taught spear-fishing, scuba diving, and snorkeling. He is as handy with a wrench as he is choosing the perfect coconut.
Andy's responsibilities as a guide include taking guests surfing and coaching them on how to surf the waves in each location. Therefore allowing you to have more fun, learn the intricacies of each spot, and excel beyond your expectations. Don't take our word for it, here's what the guests have to say about him:
“Andy was very friendly had detailed knowledge of the surf breaks, snorkeling reefs, and island visits. He was outstanding and made our trip in and out of the water excellent. An unreal surfer who was keen to do anything anytime, Andy was both a great motivator for us and relaxed at the same time.”
Andy let's his surfing speak for itself while ensuring that TPX guests have the best experience of their lives.
Certificates and Qualifications
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