Tag Archives: surfing

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 »

Surf’s Up

One of India’s most popular surfing and music festival is returning to Kovalam in Tamil Nadu for its fourth edition with a focus on empowering the local community that hosts it. The annual Covelong Point Surf & Music Festival began in 2013, started by TT Group’s Arun Vasu, EarthSync’s Yotam Agam and popular local surfer… Read More »

Five years of SFI

Since its inception in 2011, the Surfing Federation of India (SFI) has worked at the community level to promote the sport around the country. Formed by a group of surfers in Karnataka, it is led and run by people from within the surf community and is invested in the sport’s future. Led by president Kishore… Read More »