Category Archives: Sports

Taming the Brahmaputra!

    Many rafting fanatics consider the mighty Brahmaputra the biggest white-water run in the world and, in fact, compare the river to the Colorado, White Nile or Zambezi. With waves as high as five meters, seemingly entirely consuming whirlpools and humungous holes, white-water rafting on this mind-blowing stretch is not for the faint-hearted! If,… Read More »

Surf-acing now!

By Jacob Cherian for BigRush                         India’s never been known for surfing even though the country enjoys nearly 7000 kilometers of coast line. India is ranked 19th in the world for the length of its coastline and yet most of it is still relatively untouched… Read More »

Women on the waves

It’s hard enough being a woman in a patriarchal society, harder still to be a woman in sport. Ever since India was introduced to surfing, women have had to brave tough conditions – more from society than nature – to get ahead. Even though Suhasini Damian, 20, from Pondicherry had support from her immediate neighbourhood,… Read More »