On the 5th of June, 16 brave souls ventured out to embark on the journey of the Bali International School Surf Camp 2012. This group consisted of both beginners and advanced surfers.
In a championship battle between the best regular-footer of the event and the best goofy-footer of the event, Lee Wilson (Bali) defeated Garut Widiarta (Bali) to claim the inaugural Rip Curl Pro Mentawai in pumping 3-foot Macaronis.
Lee Wilson is an example of a successful surfer: 2-time Indonesian Champion, last year’s Padang Cup Champion and surely more to come. Between getting sick barrels and huge airs on secret surf trips, Lee took some time out to talk to us about his life, comps and free surfing.
Check out why Lee is the man.
IndoSurfLife.com | 2 April, 2012 | Canggu, Bali: Rounds 3 and 4 of the Oakley Pro 2012 at Canggu were completed today in pumping 4-6 foot surf, with occasional bigger sets closing out the entire beach. The big waves brought out the big moves from Indonesia’s best pro surfers, and after the final horn blew […]
Lee Wilson just won the Rip Curl Padang Cup. He beat an international field of handpicked tube-gurus (like Ryan Turner, Kalani Chapman and Chris Ward) and a local field of Padang Padang ninjas (like Rizal Tanjung, Garut Widiarta and Bol Purta). He did it in pumping surf. He did it with flair and style. And […]