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 […]
Reigning surfing world champion Tyler Wright has revealed she nearly quit the championship tour after her brother Owen Wright was seriously injured during a warm-up surf at Pipeline in Hawaii. At 21, Tyler became her brother’s primary carer. She felt at a crossroads: should she quit the tour to be by her brother’s side, or […]
More than 40-years-ago Gerry Lopez first laid eyes on Uluwatu, making up part of the crew to first pioneer Bali’s now famous left.
This is the unfiltered life story of three-time world champion surfer Andy Irons. Andy came from humble beginnings on the North Shore of Kauai and rose through the ranks to international surf stardom. He influenced a generation through the public lens as a wild, young phenom, who came to be known as “the people’s champion”. Throughout his life Andy fought an up and down battle with bi-polar disease and drug addiction. Andy passed away suddenly at the age of 32, with his wife 8 months pregnant expecting their first child.
Serginho Laus, Everaldo Teixeira, Masatoshi Ohno, and Anthony Coles learn that taming a wild bore on the Ganges in India may be more difficult than they originally anticipated. One of the most polluted rivers in the world, surfing the Ganges is bound to be an experience and potentially hazardous. Apparently you may even see a dead body. The trailer for The Bore Hunters: India shows a wave in the Ganges River that looks to have a slow roll-in followed by a solid spitting barrel.
Presented by anthropologist Dr. Lawrence Blair (Ring of Fire), we look at the way these dogs have become woven into tapestry of the Hindu lifestyle in Bali, the changes in their relationship with human society, and ultimately their importance to genetic science. Quirky and entertaining, the film is set against the enchanting tropical beauty that is the island of Bali.
Video related to Heaven and Hell books by Phil Jarratt. A short history of corruption, chaos, bloodshed, exploitation, free love, great surf and high times under the banyan trees.
Monday evening marked the Indonesian premiere of the documentary Oney Anwar -Chasing The Dream, launched by Rip Curl South East Asia. The premiere was held at the Beachwalk Theatre, Cineplex XX1, Kuta, Bali.
The story focuses on Bonne Gea who is a phenomenal surfer and an exception in many ways as she was the first female surfer in Nias and carried on surfing despite all the odds to become 5 times Indonesian Women’s Surfing Champion. Although the film focuses on surfing it is also a story of triumph over adversity and the island serves as a microcosm for change on a global scale so we explore big issues through a personal story.
This new film documents the rise of Oney Anwar from a humble village kid to Indonesia’s most promising professional surfer. Intensively researched, and edited in a documentary style Chasing The Dream provides an insight into the challenges faced by a talented Indonesian kid with eleven brothers and sisters who wants to be the first surfer from Indonesia to surf on the WCT.