Former Surfing SA President Bakker talks new African venture

Daron Mann speaks to former Surfing SA President Johnny Bakker about his new role as Vice President of the African surfing confederation. Bakker, who is also an attorney, has been tasked to improve the level of surfing in the continent.
In this episode, Bakker shares the challenges faced by surfers in the African diaspora and talks about the language barriers with West and Central African countries.
With Senegal awarded the rights to host the 2026 Summer Youth Olympics, Bakker says the confederation is excited about the tournament has a task of improving the standards of surfing and its level of administration.
11 May English South Africa News · Sports News

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