Many people don’t know what it is like to live and surf in the arctic. Shannon Ainslie has lived and surfed in the Lofoten Islands for a while and knows the pros and cons to living there. In this short video you will get to see both sides of the coin living with the harsh elements in this stunning country. Surfing can be quite brutal in the winter, but when you get those magical days none of that seems to matter.

Read about Shannon and the shark attack here.