Travelling, finding and shredding new waves is one of the great joys of surfing life but it can go sour if you approach it with the wrong attitude. Or the wrong crew. Once etiquette breaks down ruffled feathers, negative vibes and car park show-downs are never far away. Let’s avoid all that can we?
Anyone who has ever ventured down to their local surf spot will know that they are home to a colourful bunch of people. Those who are surfers might even find themselves reading about one of the following characters thinking that it all sounds very familiar. And if you haven’t ever had the sheer joy of encountering these guys we suggest that you head on down to the beach with this guide in tow. It’s a little like birdwatching or train spotting but in our opinion far more entertaining. Enjoy!
The Indonesian business partner of the Trump group has pledged to respect Hindu traditions and follow building height restrictions at a luxury hotel and golf resort it is developing near a temple on the island of Bali, as quoted from Reuters.
Hary Tanoesodibjo’s MNC group has been buying up land around the existing Nirwana resort at Tanah Lot, a relatively undeveloped area about an hour’s drive north of the main tourist strip at Kuta, as quoted from ABC News.
One of the first ground swells in Indo in year 2017. Sunday surf sessioon with Marlon Gerber, Jay Davies, Nyoman Satriaa (Blacky), Dermaputra Tonjo, Betet Merta and other guys at Keramas beach.
Trump Hotels plans to start work on the resort next year and it will be built on a clifftop overlooking the famous 16th century Hindu temple, Tanah Lot.
This years Challenge was nothing short of firing with good West Coast offshore conditions and 4-5ft of mid range swell for the contest.
The 3rd annual Hurley Bingin Open 2016, organized and run by the Bingin Boardriders was just completed with over 200 international and local athletes competing in 6 division: Under 14, Under 16, Women’s, Master’s, Pro Junior and Open. The event had a one-week waiting period but needed only 3 day to run.
Nine people have been killed and more than 30 are injured after Yellow bridge in Klungkung, linking two islands off the coast of Bali collapsed at 6.30PM local time yesterday plunging dozens of terrified people into the water, Mirror reported.
The surfer cannot ignore the risks. There are hundreds of bags of contaminated sand piled up on the beach. “The goverment keeps telling us that things are back to normal in region. But we can see that few people have come back. There are elderly people. Chlidren are kept away,” said one surfer.