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India's First Female Surfer Is Now Inspiring Young Girls To Hit The Waves

Surfing isn't just something you do on the internet.

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Surfer collective Brown Girl Surf has uploaded a video about Ishita Malaviya, India's first female surfer, who is introducing the sport to young girls in the country.

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Malaviya talks about how she learnt such a niche sport in India, and how she is passing on her knowledge to help youngsters fall in love with surfing too.

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Malaviya also talks about the difficulties involved with encouraging women to take part in sports in India, particularly the obsession with fair skin.

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Bet she can inspire you to pick up a surfboard as well. Get to know more about her story here: