Surfers’ Paradise, Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives wins Surf Resort Award

Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives was awarded ‘Leading Surf Hotel/Resort in the South Asia Region’ at the inaugural South Asian Travel Awards 2016 (SATA) held recently in Colombo, Sri Lanka. This award was given in recognition of the resort’s exceptional service and hospitality especially catering to the surfing community that enjoys the waters at Pasta Point known as… Read more

‘Apocalypse Child’ wins in Toronto

‘I’m overjoyed,’ filmmaker Mario Cornejo said of the victory of his latest movie, ‘Apocalypse Child,’ at the Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival. Cornejo’s ‘Apocalypse Child,’ which focuses on a surfing community in Baler, won the Fasken Martineau Best Feature Film award at the fest’s closing ceremony held in Canada on Sunday. ‘The Toronto Reel Asian fest… Read more

Surf exhibit to feature Rich Harbour’s creations after six decades and 32,000 surfboards

Rich Harbour put on his best poker face. A dude came in about 20 years ago with an old Harbour Surfboard in tow, wanting a leash plug added to the 1960s board. Harbour flipped the heavy board over to see the scribble on the bottom, his own writing from decades earlier, from when he was a… Read more

Lucky 13 Events Announced for SA Surfing Calendar

Africa’s best ever year for professional surfing was launched in Durban this week when the 2017 WSL Africa schedule, featuring 13 events and a total of R13 million in prize-money, was unveiled to announce the inaugural Volkswagen SA Open of Surfing presented by Hurley. Taking place at locations that range from Lamberts Bay on the West… Read more

Tarkwa Bay – Africa’s Hidden Surfing Gem

Nigerian surfer and instructor Godpower Pekipuma was born in Tarkwa Bay, the small beach community close to Lagos harbour, where man-made shipping inlets have helped to create naturalistic swells, perfect for surfing. – Godpower Pekipuma (@alloy_92938) February 3, 2016 Young boys practice #surfing at the #tarkwa bay #lagos #nigeria #snapitoga #everydayafrica – Snap It… Read more

Cox’s Bazar to be turned into digital surfing city: Palak

Country’s premier tourist hub Cox’s Bazar will be turned into a digital surfing city and the sea beach area will be made free Wi-Fi zone within next four to five years. State Minister for Informational and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak made this announcement during the prize distribution of the two-day Labaid First National Club… Read more

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