A volcanic archipelago of 18,000 islands (16,000 on high tide, apparently), Indonesia is also home to the Wallace Line, which separates the Indian and Pacific Oceans and leads to all sorts of wild conditions and energy in the strait between Bali and Lombok.
First stop of Rip Curl GromSearch 2017 went ahead this week-end with the most talented young surfers from Lombok, Sumbawa, Java and Bali. Competing in an exciting, safe and friendly environment high voltage action from competitors across all divisions including Under 16’s, Under 14’s and under 12’s with the addition of the Super Grommet division […]
Aritz Aranburu is back with new web series #GoArtiz. This episode he went to Nias with guest stars Leo Fioravanti and Indar Unanue. Scoring endless barrels and learning about Nias culture.
Desert Point — one of the most perfect lefthand barrels on the planet — is a familiar sight to nearly any surfer. But how much do you know about how the wave was discovered? The makers of the movie Secrets of Desert Point have released a tantalizing trailer, accompanied only by this description: “In the […]
When Bryce Trevett was out filming wildlife off the Los Angeles coastline, they spotted what they thought was a balloon floating on the surface. Thinking they’d do a bit of garbage collecting, they went over to pick it up.
Behind the scenes with your reigning Women’s World Champion. From the age of 14, Tyler Wright has been on the world stage. She’s gone through both triumph and tragedy in the public eye, and throughout it all, has stayed true to who she really is.
Alex Gray’s surfboards went through from Honolulu to Los Angeles Friday night is mind boggling. For the professional surfer, it’s unfortunate, but the average travelling surfer can’t help but shudder at the possibility of arriving at a destination, opening your bag to reveal four out of five of your surfboards are unrideable, and one is […]
Duran Barr made the Bali rounds from Uluwatu to Canggu and abroad to the outer islands of Java together with filmmaker Sean Gunn. Multiple surf checks at all the spots, and exploring some outside islands lead them to find some of Balis last nug’s for the year.
This one was unfortunate. It looked painful, both physically and emotionally, and was probably expensive. But try not to giggle as slip leads to trip leads to ass over tit to a half drown in 2ft of water omnishambles. Just try. Poor Tommo is clearly not amused. Maybe he could handle the howls of derision, […]
On one side of the island is a big, perfect bay outlined by a sheer cliff face diving into the ocean. A wave runs along the bottom of the cliffs, then turns and grinds across the bay. When it gets big it can be a 12-foot dry-reef slab, one of the best waves the boys found. Dwarfed by the surrounding volcanic mountain, it is a post-card perfect left.