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Inside Cuba's Surf Revolution

Inside Cuba's Surf Revolution from STAB Magazine “The true revolutionary is guided by great feelings of love.” ― Ernesto Che Guevara The Cuban dream includes surfing, the country just doesn’t know it yet. Like jazz and ’57 Chevys, the few Cuban surfers that exist have been able to make something very cool out of very little. And like jazz or car clubs, Cuban surfing begins and ends in the underground. While well poised in the Caribbean to accept swell from a host of angles, currently the Cuban government does not officially recognise surfing as a “sport.” “In Cuba, unless activities are explicitly stated as legal, they fall under an enforceable category of ‘not legal.’ Ever since it originated on the island,...

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