For the last stop, Rip Curl returns to Bali ! This Sunday Rip Curl GromSearch 4th event of the 2014 series will be held in the famous beach of Kuta, Half Way, Bali.
After weaving a homemade bungee cord, Jamie O’Brien convinces Poopies to jump off the Wahiawa Bridge. JOB and the boys then build a giant kicker ramp and use it at Waimea, Haleiwa and Pipeline. Giant flips and lots of fun lead to what may be the world’s best best slip and slide!
After posting a perfect 10 score during yesterday’s semifinal, Dede Suryana (West Java) continued his outstanding performance by winning the Bali-Japan Friendship final held today at Keramas on the final day of the Garuda Indonesia Travel Scene Pro.
A thrilling Finals day at the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, stop No. 3 on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship Tour (WCT), saw Mick Fanning (AUS) and Carissa Moore (HAW) ring the Bell and claim victory at the historic event. The day started with the Women’s competition where Moore came out on top at Bells Bowl. The competition then moved to Winkipop for the Men’s Semifinals and Finals where Fanning reigned supreme.
It’s not every day Australian surfer Sally Fitzgibbons steps outside her comfort zone of the hot sun and big waves at the beach. But while her competitors are enjoying the off-season and summer, the 23-year-old was filmed honing her skills in Nova Scotia – where temperatures were -4C and wintery winds were blowing at more than 130km/h.
Dane Reynolds’ pal and longtime filmer, Jason “Mini” Blanchard, recently dipped into his archives and came up with his favorites from over the years. “These are twelve of my best clips of Dane Reynolds. Filmed in Sumbawa, Japan, Hawaii, and California from 2011 – 2013, for various Marine Layer Productions projects such as ‘Excerpt’, ‘Loaded’, and Kai Neville’s ‘Dear Suburbia,’” he stated on his YouTube channel. Widely regarded as the world’s best freesurfer, these twelve waves are further proof that Dane could give the Kelly Slater and John John’s of the world a run for their money in a contest jersey.
Before Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, sea trash was not a global headliner. But as hundreds of objects sighted off the Australian coast as possible aircraft debris turn out to be discarded fishing equipment, cargo container parts, or plastic shopping bags, a new narrative is emerging in the hunt for the missing plane: There’s more garbage out there than you think. Most of it is plastic. And marine life ingests it, with catastrophic consequences.
Italy’s Surfcorner.it just posted this clip of Marco Ranaldi digging Bali’s epic lefts.
One of Indonesia’s best known female surfers – Diah Rahayu has just extended her commitment to being part of the Rip Curl team for another two years. Diah who comes from Legian, Bali, first made her debut in the Asian Surfing Championships in 2008 going onto complete every year eventually getting her best result when she came in runner-up position for the Asian Surfing Championship’s in 2011.