Deivid Silva headed to Bali for the Oakley World Pro Junior; after the contest he searched for empty barrels… and found them!
Get wet and try not to wipe out, at these 50 best surf spots. Whether you like rocky cliff faces, standing in awe at the pros charging some of the best waves in the world or getting lost searching for little-known breaks, we have you covered with everything from epic waves to beautiful, small glassy swells. So whether you’re a beginner or an expert, here’s where to get on board.
Of all the world’s great surf destinations, none compares to Indonesia. The primary checklist is bulletproof, but the true attraction runs even deeper. Darker. Indonesia is a daredevil’s playground. A brilliant maze of snap-decisions and reflex inspirations. Disasters looming, disasters avoided, that’s what surfers secretly desire.
Everyone’s favorite lonely Basque, Kepa Acero (who’s last name translates to the rather pornish “Steel”) dropped a video of himself surfing a deserted point in Angola completely naked. A woman named Alana Blanchard, who you may have heard of, appeared in the first of a series of videos by Network A. In the first installment, she’s hanging out in Kauai with her friends, all scantily clothed. Both videos were equally intriguing but for different reasons.
For surfers, Nias is “Paradise on Earth”. The 2005 earthquake has uplifted many reefs of the island, making surfing on the “Point”, the legendry right-hander near Sorake, even more challenging and exciting than in the past!
A bit of Hurricane Sandy Grande Swell Action, Kelly Slater drops in for a sick session at dusk. Music is Prince Of The Rodeo, by Turbonegro.
After working as a teacher in China for a year with my husband, we were desperate for some beach time. We’d been to the sands of many South East Asian countries and wanted to see something new.
Having recently discovered surf photography as a related passion, his shots capture precisely why it is we surf, and reveal he’s talented on both sides of the water-housing.
Most people wouldn’t blink at the sight of skateboarders passing by on the street. But a pair of guys in wetsuits riding motorised surfboards down the streets of New York City was a sight to behold, even for the hard-to-impress residents of the Big Apple.
When Ulus gets big there are always considerably less surfers in the water. At 7am with the low tide there were just 10 guys out. I sat in the top Warung having a coffee watching Outside Corner ~ Jason Salisbury was waxing up, preparing to get out there and had his videographer with him – he was stoked to be surfing Ulus with barely anyone else out.