Indonesia has had an amazing run of swell through June with top spots like Desert Point, Kanduis and Padang Padang redlining.
When filmer Cameron Staunton’s Desert Point edit hit our inbox we couldn’t help a little barrel envy. It’s pretty hard not to have a smile on your face though watching these lucky lads getting tubed out of their brains.
Diogo d’Orey has made a career out of squaring himself under lead curtains to document incredible barrel riding. He gets the water angle which may not capture the sheer breadth of the wave but highlights how deep the surfers are from section to section.
Join Tai Graham and friends as they endure the ferries and driving required to tackle a Desert Point swell head on. From days of hanging out sharing laughs, to patching up each other’s wounds and writing off each other’s waves, it’s a simple life in the dust bowl, and the Deserts Rats wouldn’t have things any other way.
There are two things that match almost perfectly in this world, Desert point and the smooth style of Torren Martyn.
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 […]
Jonathan Gubbins enjoys the venomous lefthander and endless line at Desert Point.
A classic clip from one of the best left handed waves in Indonesia. The Grower crew paddled out to what can only be described as one of the best sessions ever caught on film. Perfect wave after perfect wave.
Jackson Coffey locks into a perfect day at Desert Point – part tube pig part cruise mode.
Here’s Lee Wilson and Chris Ward at Desert Point from just a few days ago. “A raw and unpredictable approach with an end product that one could stare at over and over again. He has been coming to Desert point for years. I was over here to surf this special wave on a Chilli Fader that I pulled off the rack, a board that I have grown quite fond of. This was my third time to Desert Point and the first time I’ve ever surfed it offshore. I hit up Wardo to see if he was down to collaborate on a piece. He was more than happy to. We went surfing, Carlo (Coral) documented. I’ve surfed some pretty good lefts in my life but nothing that comes close to this. A trip that was meant to be three days was cut short to one due to a wave driving my feet into the reef. This is what happened.” says Lee Wilson.