Wednesday September 23, 2020

Making waves

Imane Zagraou comes from a conservative country, but her refusal to give up her surfing dream has eventually led to her setting up her own company

24th July, 2010
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Taghazout is a small Berber village that is 20 minutes’ drive north of Agadir in Morocco. It sits on a series of beaches and headlands that constitute the prime surf breaks in all of North Africa.

Imane Zagraou didn’t grow up here, but she has made it her home.

As the first Moroccan woman to take up surfing, she couldn’t think of a more perfect dwelling place.

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