Bingin, September 22. A weekend of epic waves at the Bingin Open & family gathering 2015 presented by hurley culminated with the champions crowned in perfect four-foot Bukit Peninsula tubes. Agus Dag Sumertayasa claimed the open division, Nyoman Pill Suartika won the masters, Mega Artana took out the pro juniors, Ketut Agus the juniors and Cinta Hansel the pro junior girls, with winners of both the pro junior and pro divisions earning a free trip to the Mentawais thanks to one of our sponsors, Seabourn Surf Charter.
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.
After some top secret wave-hunting missions over the weekend we enjoyed some classic Padang yesterday. This wave never goes out of style and the locals know how to charm this lady.
Nusa Dua Pandawa Boardriders Surfing Exhibition 2015 was held on February 22nd. Local surfing contest who followed by some Balinese best surfers. Watch their action in the video below.
This short video features Balinese surfers such as Mega Semadhi, Agus Sumertayasa, Agus Julyantara, Koki Hendrawan, Raditya Rondi, Alik Rudiarta, Mukhlis Anwar and two Malaysian surfers Azmi Awang and Didaqt Musadiq. Most of the footage was filmed at Padang Padang, Bingin and Impossibles.
Last Sunday we got to the beach around 11AM, and it was high tide. Waves were barely breaking with 2-3 ft sets coming through. Around 12:30 a good set of 3 or 4 waves barreled all the way to the channel and we decide to go out and snap some shots . A few minutes later some 8 footers were coming through producing what Padang is known for… Wide and heavy barrels. Check the photos and leave your comments.
Most of the guys travel all over the Island of Bali in search of the perfect day. Agus Dag dag rarely leaves his beloved backyard. Why? This is how a normal day looks like in front of Agus’s house. Check it out!