From Emmy’s to big wave surf photographer, Sachi has done it all and more. She is also a professor journalism professor and cancer survivor. During the winter months when oversized swells hit the coast of San Francisco you will find Sachi out in the freezing waters at Ocean Beach recording the action.
OB with its heavy challenging current and frigid water takes endurance, skill and downright nerve. Sachi has all of them and more. It’s this passion, that is far from normal that has driven Sachi to face her fears head on whether it be surfing OB on its biggest days or taking cancer head on. She calls home the Outer Sunset neighbourhood of San Francisco where you will her surfing, shooting and hanging with the family.
Sachi also leads the fight for gender equality in big wave surfing. She is the director of the documentary movie SHECHANGE which tells the story of the first women in history to surf the Mavericks big wave competition.