“There’s no indication it will decrease in energy any time soon and the last time it was active in 2009, it went on for 18 months,” Bond said.
A man is in a critical condition after being struck by lightning near Byron Bay, just 100 metres from where a group of junior surfers had been competing.
Keahi De Aboitiz is no stranger to the well known surf break Teahupo, with it’s heavy, glassy waves offshore, it’s arguably the most dangerous surf breaks in the world. For those brave enough to face it, it’s one of the most intense session of their lives. The waves have a unique combination of size, power and speed. Enjoy this hypnotic show as Keahi’s smooth style with slow mo camera work make it look like a walk in the park.
In response to complaints from the Island’s tourism industry made to the Island’s House of Representatives (DPR-Bali) about illegal foreign workers, the head of the Ngurah Rai Immigration office has issued written instructions that will impact dramatically on frequent visitors to Bali.
Blind surfer Aitor “Gallo” Francesena has successfully ridden the Wavegarden unaided. One of Spain’s premier surf coaches, he had initially lost the sight in his right eye 14 years ago due to congenital glaucoma. Then, in 2012, he lost his left eye in a surfing accident.
A surfer has been described as ‘lucky to be alive’ after a wipeout that saw them washed up on rocks in Cornwall. He and mates were surfing The Cribbar ahead of high spring tides on Tuesday afternoon. And when he wipes out, he ends up floundering on the reef, which is known locally as the “Widow Maker”. Not comforting.. The reef, which is also known as the ‘Widow Maker’, is found off Towan Headland in Newquay. Its waves attract experienced surfers from across the world and can reach 20 – 25 ft.
Rio Waida is an Indonesian-Japanese surfer living in Bali. He recently went on a trip to the Mentawais and enjoyed everything on offer, demonstrating his versatility and style: he enjoyed a bird’s eye view landing sick airs, carved out plenty of space for himself with his powerful turns and still had time to get barrelled…repeatedly.
Surfing has a long history of violence and intimidation. The lineup can sometimes be a survival of the fittest with a brutal, animal-like pecking order. Here look at nine surfers who, by just being generally hard, have risen to the top of their respective packs. While you might not agree with some of their approaches, you certainly would never question their methods face-to-face.
Bali surfing royalty Rizal Tanjung and Marlon Gerber are setting up a surfers’ retreat in beautiful Java… and who are we to argue. Also featuring Betet Merta, Seabastian Zietz, Anthony Walsh and Bruce Irons.
Experts say that along with dramatic global coral bleaching, thousands of fires across Indonesia represents the next sign of an intensifying global El Niño event. And the consequences, in this case, could affect the entire globe’s atmosphere.