American surfs his way to peace in North Korea

Humanitarian aid worker Mr Gabriel Segoine has led a total of four surf camps in North Korea since 2014.
Humanitarian aid worker Mr Gabriel Segoine has led a total of four surf camps in North Korea since 2014.PHOTO: BRIDGET BUTLER

SINGAPORE - It was the threat of war that sparked Mr Gabriel Segoine's crusade for peace.

In 2006, North Korea conducted two rounds of missile tests off the country's east coast, drawing flak from the international community. But Mr Segoine was drawn instead to the waves he saw in the background of news reports.

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