Monday, 5 November 2012

The Gaza Surf Club.

2 Palestinians share a wave. In Gaza the surfers like to share waves, hold hands and blow whistles when surfing.

Yes you read that right... the Gaza Surf Club.  It exists.  Set up by 2 Palestinian Muslims with boards brought in by Jews from Israel the surf club acts as a symbol of peace showing how some things are so important they transcend war and hate. The club even has 4 female surfers despite the controversy it causes.

Have a listen to the incredible BBC documentary about the surf club where air strikes are an everyday occurrence and how along with Israeli surfers they are trying to promote peace in the region:

The Gaza and Israeli surf clubs are planning a paddle out to meet in international waters just by the wall separating the two.

Good luck to them all.


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