You’d be hard pressed to find a surfer out at Padang Padang with more local street cred than Mega Semadhi. He’s the local of the local surfers in the Rip Curl Cup. Mega grew around the corner at Bingin, owns the food truck in the car park, and is on it for practically every good […]
With yet another swell strafing the islands these past weeks filmer Ivan Tanjung got behind the tripod to bring us this Hit&Run edit from Padang Padang, featuring a lineup of local heavy hitters that those outside of Indonesia might not recognise, but will soon be in awe of once play has been hit.
In an event dominated by the international invitees, Mega Semadhi was the lone local Indonesian surfer to reach the final of the 2016 Rip Curl Cup at Padang Padang. But when the final horn sounded, it was Mega who came out on top, claiming his second title in the past three times the Ultimate Tuberiding Contest has been held.
In the dying seconds of the 30 minute finale to the 4-day West Sumbawa Pro 2016 at Supersucks, the Philippine’s Philmar Alipayo snatched the victory from Bali’s Mega Semadhi, locking into the best wave of the final and earning a perfect 10 point score from the judges to get his first ASC tour win, and bring home a beautiful traditional West Sumbawa sword and Rp 20 million (approximately $1,600 USD) in prize money.
Bingin, September 22. A weekend of epic waves at the Bingin Open & family gathering 2015 presented by hurley culminated with the champions crowned in perfect four-foot Bukit Peninsula tubes. Agus Dag Sumertayasa claimed the open division, Nyoman Pill Suartika won the masters, Mega Artana took out the pro juniors, Ketut Agus the juniors and Cinta Hansel the pro junior girls, with winners of both the pro junior and pro divisions earning a free trip to the Mentawais thanks to one of our sponsors, Seabourn Surf Charter.
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.
A short compilation of Mega Semadhi surfing his favourite wave Padang-Padang.
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.