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6- Dylan Longbottom, Padang, Bali-5319

Photos: Padang Yesterday with JOB, Wardo, Curren and more

Here some shots of Padang-padang yesterday.

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Photos: Full Moon Party at Bingin

The Balinese recognise the full moon with important ceremonies and surfers appreciate the tides she brings. This weekend the swell may not have been massive but the island was blessed with plenty of fun waves. Tourists and local surfers alike enjoyed some quality barrel time as the man in the moon looked over us.

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The Funniest Indonesian Expressions (And How To Use Them)

As is the case with all languages, Bahasa Indonesia is full of expressions that invariably get lost in translation. Here are wowshack.com give us 19 tips which will have anyone mastering colloquial Indonesian expressions in no time.

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Photos: More Barrels, less people – The other side of Sumatra

We all know about the Mentawai, Nias and all these famous waves in Sumatra…

Our plan was not go there. We wanted to go to somewhere different. We were looking for the new and fresh: more barrels and less people. But where to find such a thing?

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The Padang Pulse: Chats With The Champ

Hailing from the heart of Kuta Beach, and a proud member of the most famous family in Balinese surfing, Garut Widiarta’s victory in the 2014 Rip Curl Cup could not have been a more popular one. We return to the scene of the greatest day of Garut’s life to have a chat with the young charger who’s competed in every edition of Indonesia’s most prestigious surfing competition.

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Photos: Hot Groms, The Future of Indonesia – 3 of 3 Keeping Secrets

Respecting elders is a core element of Indonesia’s diverse cultures around the archipelago. This can even be seen in the line-ups; let’s say Padang is breaking and one of the established boys gets a sick wave, next set that rolls through he’s bound to be given a wave over one of the younger kids. The same may be seen in the media coverage where the majority of space is taken up by surfers present and past…with very little room for the up-and-comers to be scrambling for.

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The Surfer’s Bucket List

Is it along the Gold Coast in Australia, Mavericks in California, South Africa’s Supertubes, Uluwatu in Bali, or the monumental Nazaré in Portugal?

Whether you’re a beginner or a hardcore boarder, this ‘Surfer’s Bucket List’ will give you a great insight into the best places to surf around the world and the biggest recorded waves at these spots, and hopefully you can start ticking them off your own bucket list one-by-one!

This infographic was originally posted on The Beach House Company.

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Video: Bingin – Home Away From Home

Last Tuesday and Wednesday (11th and 12th Aug.) a medium size swell brought good waves to Bali. A fun practice session for the Quiksilver Uluwatu Challenge that started today (Aug. 13th) and for the Rip Curl Padang Cup, whose waiting period is ON.

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7- Andre heard the Photog and turned close to the Housing, Canggu

Photos: Hot Groms, The Future of Indonesia – 2 of 3 “Playing at Pererenan”

Respecting elders is a core element of Indonesia’s diverse cultures around the archipelago. This can even be seen in the line-ups; let’s say Padang is breaking and one of the established boys gets a sick wave, next set that rolls through he’s bound to be given a wave over one of the younger kids. The same may be seen in the media coverage where the majority of space is taken up by surfers present and past…with very little room for the up-and-comers to be scrambling for.

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Episode 1 of the Rip Curl Cup’s: The Padang Pulse

Welcome to the Padang Pulse, the Rip Curl Cup update show. The Pulse will be coming to you twice a week over the duration of the Rip Curl Cup waiting period, and will bring you freesurf footage and interviews with Rip Curl Cup competitors, all the latest event goings on, and up to the minute surf forecasts.  Continue reading »

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