Sri Lanka is becoming known as the “Beginner Surfers’ Bali” (the island of Bali in Indonesia is ‘Mecca’ for serious surfers). With tropical warm waters and perfect waves for beginner/ intermediate surfers (and some amazing surf spots for advanced riders too) the highly affordable, Sri Lanka, is bound to explode in popularity in the next few years. Best you get there before the crowds do!
So you’ve decided to Become A Surfer (awesome!) and now you’re faced with the task of finding a good school/teacher. Of all the thousands of surf schools around, which one do you choose? Let us help you by pointing out a few (very important) things you need to look out for in your search..
Learn 2 Surf was asked by Hoofkantoor Produksies to teach 3 actors how to surf for a South African/Afrikaans (surfing/drama) movie called Die Pro.
The actors, Edwin van der Walt, Reine Swart and Bennie Fourie needed to learn to surf from scratch (on longboards), then progress in their skills in order to ride shortboards, and then to get good enough on shortboards so they could surf, in the movie, in Jeffreys Bay, in 4 weeks!