As for me, I have to surf.
Sometimes it feels as if the ocean is the only place where we are free… for Sierra Leone’s only woman surfer, surfing provides both escape and hope.
19-year-old surfer Kadiatu “KK” Kamara, learnt to surf following her father’s death during the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone. As the only woman surfer at Bureh Beach, south of Freetown and, it is claimed, the only women surfer in Sierra Leone KK dream about changing her life and becoming Sierra Leone’s first professional surfer.A Million Waves is is her story.
“When I surf, all the stress goes away” KK