Nicola Zanella surfing in North Korea at Majon beach resort. He first spotted a wave in North Korea on Google Earth. Photo: Uri Tours Nicola Zanella surfing in North Korea at Majon beach resort. He first spotted a wave in North Korea on Google Earth. Photo: Uri Tours
Nicola Zanella surfing in North Korea at Majon beach resort. He first spotted a wave in North Korea on Google Earth. Photo: Uri Tours

China’s Olympic surfing scout makes waves in North Korea after finding the first break

  • Nicola ‘Nik’ Zanella spots a break in North Korea on Google Earth and seeks permission to find the wave and introduce locals to surfing
  • The Italian fosters surfing in China and becomes a scout for talent when the sport is added to the Olympics

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Nicola Zanella surfing in North Korea at Majon beach resort. He first spotted a wave in North Korea on Google Earth. Photo: Uri Tours Nicola Zanella surfing in North Korea at Majon beach resort. He first spotted a wave in North Korea on Google Earth. Photo: Uri Tours
Nicola Zanella surfing in North Korea at Majon beach resort. He first spotted a wave in North Korea on Google Earth. Photo: Uri Tours
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