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A Rising Tide - The India Surf Story

Have you ever heard about The Shaka Surf Club? No? Neither have we, so check it out! Mosambi Juice Production shot a short document titled A Rising Tide about growing surf scene in India with help of Quiksilver and guys from the club. Read on to find out more about this cool project.
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The Shaka Surf Club aims to promote the sport and culture of surfing in India. At TSSC it's all about good vibes, freedom in the waves, not taking things too seriously and learning to just go with the flow. Their aim is getting more people in the water, by educating them about the ocean and dispelling fears of the ocean that are deep rooted in the Indian society. They try to combine humanitarian work with surfing and provide under-privileged youth with an opportunity to experience the joy of surfing.

'A Rising Tide' is a short documentary surf film, created by Indian surfer/filmmaker trio Tushar Pathiyan, Ishita Malaviya and Krish Makhija in association with Quiksilver India. In a country with a population of 1.2 billion and just over a hundred surfers, the film sets out to explore the journey of some of India’s pioneer surfers, their humble surf beginnings and their deep connection with the ocean.

The document celebrate the joy of riding waves and the aloha spirit of the Indian surf tribe through interviews with local watermen. As the numbers of surfers in the country keep growing each day, these stories may never be lost and shall help create a deeper sense of surf community in India. The first documentary surf film to come out of India, ‘A Rising Tide’ features pioneer surfers Mukesh Panjanathan, Jack ‘Swami’ Hebner, Velu Murugan, Satyaraj Das, Tushar Pathiyan, Ishita Malaviya, Kishore Kumar, Kiran Kumar, Spandan Banerjee, Rahul Malaney, Shamanth Kumar, Murthy Megavan, Melville Anthony Smythe, Kalyan Raithi, Hari Varma, D. Anudeep and Nissam Yoshikawa.

A Rising Tide document :

A Rising Tide- The India Surf Story from The Shaka Surf Club on Vimeo.

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