The Team

that manages your stay

A surfing stay in Biarritz ?

Surftraining and all of its team are there to help you make your surfing stay perfect. Our team of professionals is committed to a safe and high quality offer.

Our surf instructors are all state graduates (BEE surf) and speak English as well as Spanish. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced, adult or child, they will share with you their passion for surfing.

Groups are up to 8 students for 1 instructor, they will help you in order to have the most suitable equipment for your level and sea conditions. They will guide you to choose the best place to surf during your lessons. As everyone does not progress as his own rhythm, they will make individual corrections. Finally, they will be in the water with you to encourage you and help you to take the best waves.

On the Côte des Basques beach, where we have a “cabana” with changing rooms and showers. The staff will help you to register yourself, give you lessons and tides schedules and informations about the rental.

For your surfing holidays during the school holidays, a team of BAFA graduated animators supervise the teenagers for the inter-surf and the evenings.


Who are we ?



Philippe Beudin

Philippe Beudin was born in Biarritz, he is one of this generation who saw surfing arriving on the beaches of the Basque Country. At this time, there were no schools and it was all well and good, helped by the older ones, that he learned to surf. After several years traveling the world he returned to the country to make his passion his trade. Professional for more than 25 years, he puts his experience and know-how at the service of others.

Nora Beudin

Nora Beudin handles customer relations and communication as well as schedules, registrations and accounting. She has under her authority a dedicated team – employees and trainees – who help her coordinate everything to make your stay as smooth as possible!

Louis Castel

Louis is a child of the Basque Country who never left his native land. He started out with a body board and it was not until he was 19 that he started surfing. This sport quickly became a passion and he decided to make it his job. Louis is an attentive teacher who will help you get into the waves!

Nathan Curren

Coming from a surfer family, Nathan grew up on Biarritz beaches. He took his first wave at 8 and got sponsored by Quicksilver a few years later. After four years in the European professional circuit, he decided to live with his father in California. At 22, he joins the Biarritz Surf Training team to pass on his experience and his passion for surfing.

Ghita Ballouk

We know how sating yourself between surf sessions is important! Let us introduce Ghita,  our chef who cooks so well that we cannot resist long to the smell of her meals escaping from the surf camp. Originally from Marocco, Ghita learned on the job. This is his sixth season in Biarritz Surftraining, for the pleasure and taste buds hapiness of all!

Elodie Zeimet

Animator for 8 years and Rémoise of origin, Elodie sets the tempo of her seasons between mountain and sea. Passionate of great spaces and the riding sports it offers, she decided to exchange her snow board for a surf board last summer.

Jeremy Fontaine

Since he is a little boy Jérémy lives in Biarritz, he is a child of the Côte des Basques.
He takes his first wave on this spot at the age of 7 then he starts with some competitions and ends up organizing them.
This sport quickly became more than a passion for him, and he decided to make it his job. After four years of surf development in New Aquitaine, he joined the team of Biarritz Surf Training to share his knowledge. Small or large boards, Jeremy knows all their secrets!

Gabrielle Santa

Brittany immigrant to the Basque Country for over 10 years, Gabrielle has always worked in the surfing world. Versatile and attached to the office, she provides administrative tracking your surfing lessons bookings and accommodation. A strong proponent of yoga, it happens she swap her asanas for a Longboard Session

Judith Devaux

Judith discovered surfing during her many trip around the world. Always in search of paradisiacal places, it is in Biarritz this time, that she decided to put down her suitcases. She welcomes you to the “cabane” Surf Training on the beach called Cote des Basques, with her joie de vivre and good mood.


Patrizia Bruno

Patrizia grew up in the Italian Alps. Passionate about travel, she has done her job working as a guide and reporter all over the world. After taking her first wave in Morocco, she decided to trade her snowboard for a surfboard and join the team of Biarritz Surf Training.

Chloé Busch

Chloe was born in Torrance, California. She learned to surf the beaches of Los Angeles. After growing up in one of the biggest surf spots in the world and working in a surf shop, she came to Biarritz to continue surfing and make an  internship at Biarritz surf training.


Joséphine, la benjamine de la team BST nous vient tout droit de Brest. Etudiante en école de commerce, Joséphine est en même temps cheerleader et présidente d’asso. Surfeuse dans l’âme, c’est avec plaisir qu’elle vous conseillera à l’accueil.


Originaire de Rouen, Asma a pris sa toute première vague au Portugal. Etudiante en Big Data, elle est aussi passionnée de surf et de voyage. Après une année passée en Italie, elle rejoint la team BST et prend plaisir à vous accueillir à l’école sur la Côte des Basques.


Damien, bayonnais de naissance et surfeur des vagues de la côte basques depuis son plus jeune âge. Après 10 belles années de surf en club, il se lance dans les études et obtient son diplôme de moniteur pour enseigner chez Biarritz Surf Training. Passionné et engagé, il vous aidera à repousser vos limites !