surf in chile

Jeff Johnson

A New Film Follows a Pro Surfer’s Efforts to Save His Hometown Waves

About a three-hour drive from the capital city of Santiago, Chile, sits the small, quiet surfing and fishing town of Punta de Lobos, on a uniquely rugged stretch of coastline reminiscent of Northern California’s and Oregon’s. Dotted with tall cliffs, pine trees, cacti, massive rocks, cold Pacific water and rich fauna, it’s also legendary in surf lore for its famed left-hand point break.

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