x

London To Dakar Charity Surfing Expedition

by on Tuesday 13th January, 2009   3758 Views

It’s all systems go for the 10th of January! The Sahara Surf team are raising money for UNICEF and Surf Aid International by driving and surfing their way from London to Dakar. For three weeks they will grab their boards, start their engines, and make the epic drive to raise money for these two worthy charities.

Which way to Dakar?

In addition to taking their low budget vehicles on an epic one-way journey across the desert, the team - all members of the London Surf Club - will go in search of legendary surf breaks along the remote Atlantic coast of West Africa.

Once they reach their goal, the cars will be auctioned off to raise money for local charities. And their surf boards won’t make the return journey either: they’ll stay with surf-hungry Senegalese kids, desperate to be in the water and to have the opportunity to be a part of this fantastic sport. Those staying on dry land can get their hands on one of a car-load of footballs (courtesy of Junior Soccer Coach) which will be given away en-route to mark the approaching 2010 World Cup.

Become a part of the adventure by following the daily blog or making a donation at SaharaSurf.co.uk (100% of money raised goes to the charities) - there will also be regular photo and video updates posted here by the team during the trip.

More Sahara Surf news and blogs right here very soon!

All the best,
The Sahara Surf Crew
SaharaSurf.co.uk

The Route

Nearly time to go!

Comments
Average rating of 3.4884 from 0 votes

3758 Visits -

Video El Buey Lights Up for Arica
8120

El Buey Lights Up for Arica

Big barrels and big drops at one of Chile's premier big waves spots

Video Flooding in Switzerand Generates a Ripable River Wave
2844

Flooding in Switzerand Generates a Ripable River Wave

Swiss surfers make the most of their environment and shred this powerful wave caused by a flooding river.

Feature Chris Burkard, Under the Magnifying Glass
1965

Chris Burkard, Under the Magnifying Glass

The first instalment of the Definition series takes a closer look at Californian Photographer Chris Burkard

Video Skeet Durham Makes an Unbelievable Drop at Nias
5639

Skeet Durham Makes an Unbelievable Drop at Nias

Skeet Durham nails a huge drop at Nias and is rewarded with a deep tube which he comes flying out of arms akimbo.

Video Noa Deane's Homage to 'The Old-Skool'
1994

Noa Deane's Homage to 'The Old-Skool'

Noa Deane and Shane Fletcher brings us this clip equipped with fast tunes and weird editing

Video Nathaniel Curran Ripping at Home
2097

Nathaniel Curran Ripping at Home

Kyle MacLennan follows Nathaniel Curran tearing apart his home breaks.