Catching up with Sarah Gerhardt

Catching up
with Sarah Gerhardt

Pioneer can be an overused term, but not in the case of Sarah Gerhardt. A mother, PhD of chemistry and professor at Cabrillo College in Santa Cruz, she was the first woman to surf the infamous cold water big wave Mavericks; a historic moment for women surfing cold heavy waves.

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EPISODE 17 - 1 HR 6 MIN
EP.17: Sarah Gerhardt
Hell Or High Water Podcast

“I wanted the water, I needed to see it as much as possible and be in it as much as possible to be a happy contributing person.”

Sarah Gerhardt

Sarah Gerhardt

“It is just about being wise. Particularly Mavericks... it will kill you, or rip something off. It is not a joke and I can’t go there and not be in the right frame of mind.”

Thursday 16th June 2022

Join us in-store for the UK exclusive screenings of ‘One Winter Story’ – the inspiring journey of big wave surfer, Sarah Gerhardt.

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