Speaker

Fergal Smith

Surfer and Environmentalist

“You can’t really talk about it until you’ve done it. Speak your truth and create your community.”

Growing up on an organic farm with parents who are dreamers, passionate surfer Fergal found himself living an hour from good waves. His surfing had seen him travel all over the world, but he quickly withdrew from the global game when he began to feel the impact that his career was having on the environment

Pulling away from sponsors and settling down on his native Irish coastline, Fergal launched a small community farm where he and his friends and family grow organic vegetables.

Fergal puts the land first, but always makes some time for a session or two when the swell is on his side.

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Where Is Your Water?
Fergal SmithFood
In 2014, Fergal Smith embarked on a dream. A professional global surfer who'd become all too aware of the footprint his lifestyle was creating, Fergal stopped back from the competitive circuit. Together with friend Matt Smith, the two embarked on a m...
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