From the periphery, a surfing competition can seem insignificant. But when they are done so well, with a spirit so full of passion, love and enthusiasm, it is it clear they can make a positive impact in the world – The Single Fin Mingle is doing just that.

In March of 2019, The Single Fin Mingle celebrated half a decade of success. Living up to its status as the ‘best weekend of the year’ for hundreds of individuals from around the world who travel from far and wide to the small seaside village located in the South Island of New Zealand – Sumner, Christchurch.

Filmed and edited by Jonathan Smit @jonathansmitnz