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“Surfing is for  everyone,” says Icah Wilmot. Photography by Marlon James

Icah Wilmot: star of the surf

Issue 128 (July/August 2014) | 0 comments
For Icah Wilmot, Jamaica’s only pro surfer, his championship career is both a family enterprise and a vehicle for moving his sport ahead. Michael Robinson visits Jamaica’s first family of surfing at their Jamnesia headquarters in Bull Bay

The Cockpit Country’s landscape of rounded hills and deep valleys  is thanks to its limestone geology. Photograph by Martei Korley

Mountains of memory: Jamaica’s Cockpit Country

Issue 125 (January/February 2014) | 1 comment
Centuries after the Maroon wars that shaped its history, Jamaica’s Cockpit Country remains as mysterious as it is beautiful. Michael Robinson traverses this landscape of hills and forest, and finds its inhabitants are proud of their connections to the past