Finding the best hidden surf spots
“It’s a small world… but I wouldn’t want to paint it…” Steven Wright
Google Earth has been crucial in finding some of the world’s newest waves and surf spots. Intrepid surf explorers like Kepa Acero, Alex Grey, Chris Burkard, Harrison Roach and Mikhala Jones have used the tool to find perfect, never-ridden-before waves in places such as Angola, Alaska, Indonesia, India and Antarctica.
But, in terms of exploration these finds are, both literally and metaphorically, the tip of the iceberg. Where could the next unknown waves be found? We take to Google Earth to find out these hidden surf spots.