Miles Lee Hargreaves does some fun session at several spot in Indonesia.
The swell scientists at Surfline, Rip Curl’s official swell forecaster, have been picking the eyes out of each blast of swell that has been pumping out of the deep Indian Ocean and tracking towards Padang-Padang, and while there have been some close calls lately, they still haven’t spotted the perfect swell to give the green light to run the Ultimate Tuberiding Contest.
There are several well-known and rarely explored beaches to discover here, far removed from the chaos of the main tourist areas.
Surfing is not a sport exclusive to the young, athletic, and tanned. It’s enjoyed by men and women of all ages and is not an activity that needs to be learned as a child. As we age, it is vital to stay active and live a healthy lifestyle. In the quest for the fountain of youth, why not learn to surf? You’re never too old to enjoy riding waves.
California’s Luke Davis has just dropped a brand new clip, about six minutes and twenty seconds long. It was produced by a company called The Vacation Club, and if what we see above is anything to go off, Luke Davis well and truly has earnt his spot in said club.
Back in 1991, the Mentawai Islands in Sumatra were a whisper on the lips of only the most learned surf travellers. Why would anyone bother searching deeper into Indonesia when there was the most perfect left in the world (Grajagan in Java), the most perfect right (Nias just off northern Sumatra) and, between all that, the sublime treats of Bali that included Uluwatu and Padang Padang?
Would Curren’s ten have been a ten in a real, 2014 heat? Who cares? Man, that thing was a scorcher. Seeing Curren carve a hero’s path down the Supertubes point was a treat for the oldies and a lesson for the young’uns (under 30ish). What was even better was free surfing with him and Occy on lay days and getting intimately acquainted with the buckets they regularly throw.
Reigning ASP World Champion Mick Fanning (AUS) took a giant step towards a fourth title when he defeated compatriot Joel Parkinson in the Final of the J-Bay Open in simply sensational waves at Supertubes in Jeffreys Bay.
ASP Top 34 surfer, Jeremy Flores, has been suspended from competition until August 27, 2014, resulting from an incident which occurred following his Round 2 heat at the J-Bay Open in South Africa on July 12, 2014.
Chris Bryan’s style is instantly recognisable. Remember the code red swell at Teahupoo, slowed down to 1000-frames per second? That was from Chris Bryan. This particular creative is edited by Tom Hannam and begins waist deep in an Indonesia cattle run, runs the light fantastic through tropical curls and lands in a pair of breasts doused in just enough milk. Then there’s Bruce Irons and the Code Red swell at Teahupoo and weightless John Florence and Marzo, Slater, Kelia Moniz, Marlon Gerber, Parko, Callinan and it’s all tied together with an undeniable emotion.