GALLERY: Exploring Africa in Pursuit of Undiscovered Waves with Alan Van Gysen

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Africa may just be the final frontier of surfing adventure. You never know what you're going to find when you set foot on the continent, hell, waves are being discovered each and every year. For Mr Alan Van Gysen (a lensman MSW adores) it's this pursuit that keeps him exploring his home turf. This is An African Surfing Life a profile on one of surfing's top lensman, his motivation and much more. Watch the edit above and take a peek through some of AVG's snaps below.

Nigeria, too.

Nigeria, too.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.

The Donkey.

The Donkey.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.

A few snapshots from the isle of Bioko, an island of equatorial Guinea.

A few snapshots from the isle of Bioko, an island of equatorial Guinea.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.

Sometimes, kicking it with no GPS is the only way forward.

Sometimes, kicking it with no GPS is the only way forward.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.

When travelling to equatorial Guinea and this greets you, you can bet the froth-o-metre is going to flip off the scale.

When travelling to equatorial Guinea and this greets you, you can bet the froth-o-metre is going to flip off the scale.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.

Namibia.

Namibia.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.

And boy, does Bioko encapsulate serenity.

And boy, does Bioko encapsulate serenity.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.

© 2019 - Alan Van Gysen.