Surfing Yemeni-Style

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Whilst traveling Yemen, I encountered this crazy stunt – boys surfing barefoot down ancient irrigation channels amid the mountain villages.

And surprisingly they didn’t fall, because an accident would wreck an ankle in this strange local sport.

Music used with permission by my friend and fellow Kiwi: Kane Sole.

[ Excuse the SD format as it was very early digital footage shot back in 2005 and uploaded to Youtube in 2006; I may remaster it soon.]


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Boys Surf Irrigation Channels in Yemen

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