The Art of Doing

The Surfer: How Diane Cardwell Found Her Wave

Diane surfing the 90th street break in Rockaway, Queens, New York City photo by Josh Gosfield

Sometimes our job determines our lifestyle. What happens if it’s the other way around? That’s what Diane Cardwell wondered. Early 40’s, just post-divorce, Diane was on assignment for The New York Times covering a story on the influx of chic hotels gentrifying Montauk, an old fishing village on the eastern tip of Long Island. There, Diane had what she calls her Eureka Moment.

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