Video: 4 Minutes of Mentawaian Perfection

Video: 4 Minutes of Mentawaian Perfection

Chad Bikoumo scores some of the waves of his life at Kandui resort in the Mentawais, you’re not jealous at all are you. Music’s from Ben Howard and the song’s Black Flies (Nixon Refix).

Photos + Video: Mentawais January 2012 – The machine never stops

Photos + Video: Mentawais January 2012 – The machine never stops

The boat King Millenium 1 has already done the first trip of 2012 and it was amazing. You never expect to get almost 3 swells in January. During the first days they scored some amazing waves at Ht’s and Macaroni then they went up north to catch another swell at Rifles. Lucky this guest from […]

Video + Interview: The french in Indo Teiki Ballian – Teiki That

Video + Interview: The french in Indo Teiki Ballian – Teiki That

Teiki, I know you grew up on a boat, primarily around the Indian Ocean, but you also did trips around the world, is that right? I was one week old when I came aboard my parents boat. They had already been living on the oceans for more than 20 years when they had me.

Video: Barrel Hunting At Kandui in the Mentawais

Video: Barrel Hunting At Kandui in the Mentawais

Shot at Kandui resort in the Mentawais, these guys are getting some of the barrels of their lives. Tunes come from The Black Angels and the song’s You on the Run. Shot and produced by ftrfilms.com.

Photos: The Best waves of 2011. 2012 we are ready!

Photos: The Best waves of 2011. 2012 we are ready!

2011 was a good year in more ways than one. There were fun contests with some insane rides, exciting results, the usual surfing tourist influx which turns into an endless party, and spectacular waves from pre- to post-season from Eastern to Western Indonesia.

Video: Ian Walsh Pulls in at Perfect Lance’s Right

Video: Ian Walsh Pulls in at Perfect Lance’s Right

This is an edited footage shot from Ian’s trip to Lance’s Right in the Mentawais, Indonesia, for Red Bull Minor Threat. It is amazing how good waves can be and how much footage can come from one day. Surfing doesn’t get much better than this (if you’re a regular footer). For more visit WeekWithWalshy.com  

Video: Road to Greenbush with Michel Bourez and Crew

Video: Road to Greenbush with Michel Bourez and Crew

Michel Bourez, Jonathan González, Nic Von Rupp, and Naoum Idelfonse score all time Greenbush in the Mentawaii Islands on a Nike 6.0 trip. A typical trip to the Mentawaiis can be fairly innocent in terms of wave height and power, but a visit to Greenbush with it’s shallow reef and oval shaped barrels can change […]

Photos: Mentawai Mission

Photos: Mentawai Mission

Recently IndoSurfLife.com had the pleasure of cruising the renowned Mentawai Islands off the coast of Sumatra onboard the Arimbi. With plenty of swell forecasted the crew was hungry to explore one of Indonesia’s most famous and rewarding surfing destinations.

A Barrel Fest of Dreams on Day One of Indonesian Surf Competition 2011

A Barrel Fest of Dreams on Day One of Indonesian Surf Competition 2011

An incredible day of surfing kicked off the inaugural Indonesian Surf Competition 2011 today on the island of Sipora at Lances Right (also known as HT’s), with countless barrel rides in arguably the best contest waves seen in recent history. Rounds 1, 2, and 4 heats of Round 3 were completed in 4-6 foot.