Surfing Chicama, the World’s Longest Wave with Casper Steinfath

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Driven by “mad dreams of perfect Peruvian lines”, Casper Steinfath takes a solo journey through Chicama searching, endlessly searching, for a wave to SUP, surf or foil.

 

Viking on Tour: “Surfing Chicama – the World’s Longest Wave?”

Chicama is a legendary left-hander surf break, often toted as one of the longest waves in the world. Surfers from all over the globe come to check out the tasty offerings of this Peruvian surf dream, including Denmark’s surf viking Casper Steinfath.

“Do you see those micro peelers?  I’m going to get pitted!  I wish I was a mouse right now.” – Casper Steinfath

Using his signature Naish SUP surfboards, a shortboard and his foil, Casper makes good work of Chicama’s legendary break. Casper’s sense of play & frivolity are part of what keeps this Naish team rider at the top of the leaderboard in most SUP racing & surfing events.  He is driven and focused and equally capable of creating antics that leave us in stitches.

Watch “Viking on Tour:  Episode 3:  The World’s Longest Wave?” for an 8-minute adventure into Peru’s renowned surf break.  Stay tuned for more from Casper Steinfath’s Vlogs in the months ahead!

 

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Evelyn O'Doherty, editor & publisher of the new Standup Journal 2.0 is a former school teacher gone rogue. She left her career as a teacher in order to spend more time near or on the water after learning to surf turned her life around (upsidedown?). She is a year-round surfer and paddler living on the eastern tip of Long Island in NY who is a certified SUP instructor, seasoned SUP racer and avid longboard surfer. Evelyn was hired as Online Editor to Standup Journal in 2016. Her passion for the project quickly led to her success and eventually taking over the mag herself in Oct. 2018. Today, as editor, publisher and chief bottle washer at Standup Journal, Evelyn keeps her toes wet writing, traveling, paddling, surfing, and learning to foil. You can find her most days paddling out on Gardiner's Bay or surfing Ditch Plains in Montauk, NY.