City Surfing

When you stroll into town and a surfer in neoprene walks past you carrying his board, don’t wonder. River surfing is very popular in Munich. There has been a local surf scene for more than three decades, and the city has recently legalized surfing the Eisbach river in the park Englischer Garten. Surfers from all over the world and legends such as Rob Machado come to surf the wave.

Surfers on Prinzregentenstrasse in Munich, Germany.
Surfer in Englischer Garten in Munich, Germany.
River surfing on the Eisbach in Munich, Germany.
River surfing on the Eisbach in Munich, Germany.
Waxing the board before surfing on the Eisbach in Munich, Germany.
Tao Schirrmacher surfs the Eisbach in Munich, Germany.
Surfing on the river Eisbach in Munich, Germany.
River surfing on the Eisbach in Munich, Germany.
Bjoern Richie Lob is the director of a film about river surfing in Munich.
River surfing on the Eisbach in Munich has become a tourist attraction.
River surfing on the Eisbach in Munich, Germany.
River surfing on the Eisbach in Munich, Germany.
River surfing on the Eisbach in Munich, Germany.

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