Bhajans And Surfing: A Karnataka Boy’s Lifestyle

Published on Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:47

From the age of eight, Shamanth Kumar was destined to be a waterman. Surfing Swami is one of the pioneers of the Indian surfing scene. Having come to India in the 70s, he's surfed the entire east and west coastline of India. And like his name suggests, he's a real swami with insights in the Vedic sciences with a modern context perspective is priceless. Article by Surfing Swami on 25 March 2014

Stand Up Paddling In The Himalayas

Published on Mon, 10/13/2014 - 10:32

The Indian Himalayas are home to some of the roughest conditions in the world, but also some of the most beautiful. Nestled in the high altitudes are numerous rivers and lakes, some visited by tourists, others too difficult to reach. After months of intense planning of the stops, which rivers and lakes to paddle, and who to meet, Kiran Kumar and April Zilg set out to explore stand up paddle locations from the base of the Himalayas outside of Chandigarh all the way up to Pangong Lake outside of Leh.

Wave Rider: Satya

Published on Tue, 03/25/2014 - 14:05

Not many surfers have a break named after them. Especially not when they're 20.

Few people at 20 can boast of having surfed around India. That too for around 8 years. Meet Srikrishna a.k.a Satya, who was introduced to surfing by the Surfing Swami.

Article by Abhishek Khan on 24 September 2013 in Redbull

Surfing in South India

Published on Sun, 03/09/2014 - 15:51

Just imagine - you are lying on your bed with your head on your pillow dreaming of glassy waves, well formed barrels, long lines, slightly off shore winds with nobody out but you and your friends. Then you wake up and find out - Hey! You're not dreaming - you're in South India and the surf is great!

By Surfing Swami on 7 March 2014 in Redbull