After three consecutive lay days, the Target Maui Pro kicked off with a bang. Tyler Wright (AUS) put her fellow World Title contenders — Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS) and Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) — on red alert when she earned a near-perfect 18.90 heat total in the opening round at Honolua Bay.
Unfortunately Bali is in the news for all the wrong reasons more and more often of late. There’s the more typical issues that come with concreting over paradise — over-development, pollution and trash disposal and, of course, the traffic — but there are also more troubling issues such as a rise in petty crime, theft, druggings and corruption.
The first time Darryl Virostko surfed waves as tall as three-story buildings at Mavericks, the legendary surf spot some 50 miles north of here, he was high on acid.
New edit starring Indo pride surfer, Oney Anwar at Glod Coast.
Anyone who has ever ventured down to their local surf spot will know that they are home to a colourful bunch of people. Those who are surfers might even find themselves reading about one of the following characters thinking that it all sounds very familiar. And if you haven’t ever had the sheer joy of encountering these guys we suggest that you head on down to the beach with this guide in tow. It’s a little like birdwatching or train spotting but in our opinion far more entertaining. Enjoy!
The back roads of Kuta, centering on Poppies Lanes, continue to pose a security threat to Bali holidaymakers. On Friday, November 14, 2014 a Dutch tourist, Kishan Awadherpersad, was robbed on Jalan Poppies II with the thieves making off with an iPhone 5 worth Rp. 7 million.
One nice clip from Nias, Indonesia. 10 Days in Lagundri Bay with Tim O’Connor, one perfect swell and a bunch of memories.
Surfing, like other sports, is learned and perfected though the process of trial and error. Surfers catch thousands of waves and fine-tune their performance according to their level of motivation and natural ability. It goes without saying that some surfers are more capable of exceling than others. But with a higher level of aptitude comes the potential to earn a living through surfing.
Jamie O’Brien, surfing’s best skimboarder, and Brad Domke, skimboarding’s best surfer, did a BFF trip to Mexico and it is unmissable. They swap boards, both absolutely surprising with skillz on the other’s craft. Domke knifes some huge barrels on Jamie’s foam and Jamie drifts some big fade turns on Domke’s skim.
Perfect, heavy and priceless…. Green Bush, Mentawai