Tag: surfing

High-Flyer!

Kitesurfer Josie West knows about confidence. We chat to her about sport, female empowerment and her social enterprise She Flies to find out her secrets of success

By Emma Taylor

Women On Board

Documentary directors Joya Berrow and Lucy Jane make an impact with their dramatic short films. Surf Girls Jamaica is one such tale. We talked to the couple about their work and what drives them

By Glorious

Riding A New Wave

Rhonda Harper accidentally found a surf school in Dakar. Now the Californian has made it her home, plans for a bigger and better school and is helping empower local girls for whom surfing was always ‘for the boys’

By Anna Dimond

Waves For All

“The clothing was stopping (women) from enjoying the activity they wanted to do.” Irish surfer Easkey Britton talks about the new Seasuit she helped create with Finisterre; a culturally appropriate outfit which offers freedom to women who wish to surf and swim

By Sam Haddad

Surf’s Up

After an epiphany in the waters of Cornwall, Kylie Griffiths fell in love with surfing. Now she’s created London Girls Surf Club, a movement to help other women experience the exhilaration and freedom of life on the waves

By Liz Connor

Riding Monsters

Portuguese big wave surfer Joana Andrade on the importance of fear: “These waves can kill you, so fear is good because it keeps you aware.”

By Sam Haddad

Surf Sistas

Want to try surfing? This Cornwall based collective explain why longboarding is the way to go for a calmer vibe on the crest of a wave

By Sian Lewis

Sea Change

Writer and experienced surfer Sophie Hellyer speaks to the adaptive surf champion about accepting disability and advocating for equality

By Sophie Hellyer