Siska Tasiripoula, despite never seeing another woman surf, became the first female surfer of Mentawai. She is a true pioneer and rebel of surfing.

Siska began surfing at 11 years old on the tiny shore-breaks of Toloulaggo, her hidden jungle paradise. Under her feet was a finless, snapped, wax-less and leggy-less surfboard which she received after many months of persistent begging to her older brother Mull.

Watch the clip to learn more about Siska’s story.