Surfing has long been synonymous with road trips. Before tide charts and surf cams, surfers trailed the coastlines in search of treasures. Treasures full of epic waves and empty lineups. Road trips were journeys of discovery, but also of adventure. Uncharted roads that were traveled 50 years ago by surf pioneers are still being traveled […]
Yesterday we posted an gallery with Bingin photos telling that it was the best call for this mid range swells. Yesterday the boys gave us a call and we headed back again.
You may recognize some of the crew tackling the lefts above: Bali’s Made “Bol” Adi Putra is widely regarded as one of the finest surfers on the Bukit Peninsula, Kalani Chapman (Hawaii) and Dylan Longbottom (Australia) have been slaying waves over this reef for years, and Brazilian high-flyer Yago Dora is fresh but not a first-timer. Balinese-young-gun-with-Brazilian passport Kayu Vianna rounds out the pack, his razor-sharp goofyfoot game sure to impress many a first-time viewer.
with the waters still the exclusive domain of the competitors, Jamie O’Brien, Chris Ward, Made Adi Putra and friends put on a master class in threading below sea-level barrels.
Here some shots of Padang-padang yesterday.
Last Tuesday and Wednesday (11th and 12th Aug.) a medium size swell brought good waves to Bali. A fun practice session for the Quiksilver Uluwatu Challenge that started today (Aug. 13th) and for the Rip Curl Padang Cup, whose waiting period is ON.
The latest clip from Filmers@Large, shot by legendary Indonesian cameraman Ivan Tanjung. Enough of the words, hit play and soak up the greenest barrels in the Indian Ocean, playing out meters from a beach loaded with backpackers playing bat-ball, blissfully unaware of the world-class wave action taking place just around the corner.
Last weekend Indo was hit by massive and powerful swell.It starts from more than 3000 miles from Indonesia coast line and have a big amount of energy. 12-15 ft waves with +20 period for sure Padnag Padang line up will be full of Indo pros and legends that trying to get the best barrel at Padang in time of this Swell Of Decade.
Throwback to 2014, on the search one of the longest left handed barel in the planet – Desert Point Lombok Indonesia. Starring Adam Bennets, Kalani Chapman with his brother and Adi Bol Putra.
Last Sunday we got to the beach around 11AM, and it was high tide. Waves were barely breaking with 2-3 ft sets coming through. Around 12:30 a good set of 3 or 4 waves barreled all the way to the channel and we decide to go out and snap some shots . A few minutes later some 8 footers were coming through producing what Padang is known for… Wide and heavy barrels. Check the photos and leave your comments.