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 […]
One of the best backside tube riders to call the Gold Coast of Australia home, Superbrand’s Nick Vasicek recently took a trip to Indo to reaffirm he’s no slouch in pumping lefts, either.
Surfer photographer Ryan “Chachi” Craig and an international group of rippers took the hard road to score beautiful Desert Point and Scar Reef, one that was pock-marked with car malfunctions and ferry rides packed from bow to stern. Watch Mauro Diaz, Rolando Montes, and more as they thread shallow, square end sections in Lombok.
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.
Lombok and Jonathan Gubbins are a perfect pairing. After some of the best waves in years blitzed Desert Point last month, and it still somehow remained the least crowded it’s been in 20 years. Jonathan was there to greet the swell with open arms, and we’re pretty sure we can’t recall an edit where someone […]
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.
Bartlett, who’s known for never pulling back, was knocked unconscious on the reef and split his face open. Luckily three Brazillians Renan Farias, Rodrigo Cardoso, and Kako Lopes, who reacted quickly to Bartlett’s life-threatening condition.
Brazilian underground surfer Yan Daberkow headed over to partake in the recent run of swell, and Desert’s did not disappoint.
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.