Mitch Parkinson wasn’t the only one making the most of some perfect swell in Indo. He was hooking into one of many cracking rides at the Telos Islands and copped an eyeful as a longtom crowded his space and became a little too friendly.
Billabong proudly announces a new concept store at Petitenget, located just north of the hustle and bustle of Kuta and Seminyak, this area is highly developed and conveniently located amongst hotels, cafes, villas and supermarkets.
CURT is a short documentary about 50-year-old competitive surfer, Curt Harper. Diagnosed with autism as a child, Curt faced many challenges growing up, but one thing that came easy was his love for surfing. Over the past 21 years, Curt has become a beloved fixture in the Southern California surf scene, having played an unlikely, yet vital role in the growth and development of multiple generations of groms.
Surfing is meant to be fun and relaxing, but it can also be pretty dangerous when you’re wiping out. Check out these worst surfing wipeouts where surfers get “pitted” in their “barrels” during their “sessions” on their “swells”.
One of the world’s most iconic surfing locations is set to join the World Surf League Qualifying Series calendar in 2015. The Quiksilver Uluwatu Challenge will run from 13-16 August. The event will also be co-sanctioned by the Asian Surfing Championship (ASC), helping to maximize exposure and opportunities for local surfers.
Another clip from massive Indian swell which hit Padang Padang last week and turned into the beast it can be. Some local surfers found themselves in perfect position to pull into some very big, very perfect tubes.
Bali Provincial Government is currently working to increase the number of tourist arrivals for the special interest segment of yoga as a tourist attraction on the island.
Marty Reddering, a longtime volunteer with the National Sea Rescue Institute, was at home on Friday afternoon when he heard the emergency siren sound and rushed down to the the aptly named Lookout Beach to respond. It wasn’t till he arrived he arrived at the NRSI station that he found out there had been a shark attack — and not until a few minutes later that the victim was his son Dylan, who he knew had been out surfing at the time.
Picture perfect Padma Beach delivered the goods yesterday in the second leg of the Billabong Grommet Attack 2015 series. 2-3 foot waves rolled in under blue skies and off shore winds, creating a peaceful scene that was in direct contrast to the highly competitive grom action taking place out in the water. And indeed they did, with verve and determination, having to be boated out to the distant line-up and then left to paddle in. “That is the physical education element of this contest” laughed parent Cacho Izquierdo, “It’ll put a little meat on their bones”.