Surfing and Islam. Could there be a more incongruous pairing of cultural sensibilities?
In their dusty Renault, blasting a Sublime song, Los Ifninos—surfers of Sidi Ifni—demonstrate their embrace of transculturation between Western and traditional Moroccan elements.
Leaping into cold water, surfers experience the perfect life—"nobody talks about terrorism, economics, or politics." Surfing is to some Moroccans what soccer is to much of the rest of the world.