Chasing The Wind

The Gauchos del Mar embrace the now and battle the elements in the Falkland Islands.

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In TSJ 29.3, Argentinian surfer-filmmakers Julian and Joaquin Azulay dodge landmines, skirt penguin colonies, and hunker down through rough weather while exploring the Falkland Islands by land, sea, and air. Along the way, and between surfs, they seek out the small number of the archipelago’s surfers as a peace offering between nations. This clip presented here, excerpted from their longer film on the trip, serves as an introduction to both their motivations on making the journey and a peek at what they experienced. For the full account, pick up your copy of the magazine today.