Sarah and the Big Wave is the true story of Sarah Gerhardt, the first woman to ride the waves at Mavericks in Half Moon Bay, California, one of the biggest and most dangerous surf breaks in the world. Listen in as Bonnie Tsui reads her story and shares her experiences with Sarah and surfing.
Tsui attended Harvard University, where she rowed crew, snowboarded, and graduated magna cum laude in English and American Literature and Language. In addition to authoring books, Tsui is a longtime contributor to the New York Times and has performed numerous times at Pop-Up Magazine and other live storytelling events. Why We Swim (Algonquin Books, 2020), is one of TIME magazine’s 100 Must-Read Books of 2020 and has been released in paperback this month.