Alan van Gysen

African Surf

Words and photography: Alan van Gysen

Surf photographer Alan van Gysen opened his stunning African surf safari portfolio to The Red Bulletin earlier this month. But these six amazing shots haven’t been released until now.

Where there is sand, there are perfect waves. Namibia has an abundance of both, and surfers will travel across the globe to ride on the semi-secret magic carpet that is Skeleton Bay

Alan van Gysen

Camping below the stars in Southern Angola, awaiting the next swell. Time is never wasted in Africa.

Alan van Gysen

Power surfing at its best on the sleepy wall of Elands Bay, on the west coast of South Africa. South African Craig Anderson sets the evening light ablaze. 

Alan van Gysen

Mesmerised by the sheer perfection. Capetonian Brendon Gibbens mind-surfs up the desolate west coast of South Africa near the diamond mines.

Alan van Gysen

The exhilaration of paddling for perfection in the rain. Cape St. Francis, South Africa

Alan van Gysen

Touching the sun. Free-surfing poster boy Craig Anderson floats above the waves near Port Elizabeth where he was born.

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