Here’s Jonathan Gubbins clip at some of the best lefts in the world. Skeleton Bay and Desert Point share a bunch of qualities, sand vs reef; cold vs warm.
Kyuss King travels to Sumbawa with mates to train and learn from mentor Damien Hobgood. Heres some clips of Kyuss during his time in Sumbawa.
All-round shredders Jack Entwistle and Harley Ingleby take on pumping Padang Padang on longboards.
Feel like your local shifty beachbreak closeouts are holding your surfing back? If only the ocean would just throw you some wall to let loose on… Well, here’s an idea. Take a surf trip to one of the world’s longest waves and finally unlock your true wave riding potential! Here are some options you may want to consider:
Travel back in time and explore the exotic Island of Bali, stroll into a local market, enter a temple and pass lush rice terraces. Watch local artisans create timeless works of art.
Nearly every surfer has experienced the sensation: pinned to the ocean bottom, trying to swim for the surface, desperate for a few quick gasps of air to avoid what might happen if they don’t. Water swirling; surroundings dark; up is down, down becomes up. It’s a scary moment and therefore, a tough time to stay composed – even the pros say so.
Benjamin Sanchis scores absolutely ridiculous waves in Mentawai.
The Lombok Strait separates Bali from Lombok and is the meeting point of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It also houses the Wallace Line, an east-west border that distinguishes Asian and Australian animals. More importantly to surfers, though, its endless currents and masses of moving water have sculpted the world’s most perfect reef, which houses […]
The wires, the ropes, the waves, the unpredictability of the anchor were all threatening variables. Ozzie recalls, “The Dock’s been scary. At one stage I just came up, got my board, and saw it coming right at me. But I like the chaos of it.”
This article is a lie. In its 13-year history, there have been way too many amazing moments at the Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang to choose just five. And when Padang Padang awakens for this year’s Rip Curl Cup, we’ll undoubtedly see at least five more jaw-dropping turn of events that could make this list. […]