Surfers take to Israel’s waves

With an excellent year-round climate and great swells, Israel’s waves are attracting surfers from all over the world.

“In the last few years, surfing has become very popular in Israel,” says Orian, second-generation proprietor of TopSea Surf Club in Tel Aviv. “A lot of kids and adults are coming [to Israel] from all over the world just to learn how to surf.”

 

That’s because Israel’s 186 miles of coastline offer great swells for beginners and laid-back surfers.

One visitor from New York notes that a growing number of surfers in Tel Aviv are female, “and that’s just awesome.”

Music: Kevin MacLeod

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