Aaron West

Farmdog Surf School surf and sup lessons in nags head on the outer banks of north carolina

Farmdog Surf School Instructor and Owner Aaron West on a fun wave out in front of the shop

Aaron grew up on the Coffs Harbour coast in NSW Australia. He spent his early years in the area surfing fun beach breaks and headlands. After finishing high school he moved to the Gold Coast and worked in a surfboard factory for several years, before making the move to the Outer banks of North Carolina in 2008.

“Watching peoples excitement as they catch and ride their first waves is one of the coolest feelings and I’m stoked to be able to share the fun of surfing for a living!”

Nickname: Danny Boy (Caddyshack)

Place of Birth: Coffs Harbour, NSW Australia

Surfing since: 1995

Surfing Stance: Goofy

Favorite Movie: Dumb and Dumber

Favorite Food: Meat Pies

Favorite Quote: “Life’s a garden. Dig it!” – Joe Dirt

Other Hobbies: Listening to music, watching the WSL, fixing my cars, eating Ben & Jerry’s, hanging out with Hannah and Ted, and riding mini-bikes.

Aaron West from Farmdog Surf School OBX

Aaron enjoying riding a Mini-Bike