Better known for its long history of corruption and civil war, Liberia opts for a brighter future facilitated through surfing and was recently accepted as the 71st Member Nation (9th African nation) to join the International Surfing Association, ISA. Liberia is working toward a future removed from its troubled past – and doing so, partly, through surfing.
Eight years removed from its last civil war, the country has a growing tourism industry, part of which circulates around its 350 miles of pristine, white-sand coastline in Western Africa. It was for that reason and the hope of continuing to increase surfing’s presence in the country that it applied and was accepted to become the ISA’s 71st Member Nation.
The ISA has recently undertaken the goal of growing surfing throughout the continent of Africa.
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