Retirement is always a critical moment in any professional surfer’s life.
There are three different stages in the process of changing a career – the reflection, the public announcement itself, and the day after. And each one of them is hard to deal with.
Life is continually changing, and nothing lasts forever. Compared to executives, designers, chefs, doctors, retail salespersons, administrative assistants, etc., sportsmen and sportswomen enjoy shorter careers. And the reasons are obvious.