After Sion Milosky died at Mavericks in 2011, the big wave surfing community was stunned. It was a wake-up call; with the surfing advancing faster than the safety system, something had to change. Later that year, a group of surfers got together at Kohl Christensen’s barn on the North Shore, Oahu, and held a CPR course. It was the first unofficial Big Wave Risk Assessment Group meeting which over the next decade would evolve into a worldwide, 14-stop tour teaching ocean, medical and emergency safety taught by some of the best emergency response trained big wave surfers in the world.
Join Kimi Werner on her journey in Lessons from Jeju, where she learns about motherhood, culture, diving and providing from South Korea’s mothers of sea, the haenyeo. “The world doesn’t seem to embrace how badass motherhood is,” says Kimi.
In a nation known for its massive resource extraction, salmon farming is now bigger than all of Chile’s industries except copper mining.
Never Town explores Australia’s remote southern coastlines—and what surfers are willing to do to keep them wild.