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Video: Miguel Blanco – Indo Shade

Video: Miguel Blanco – Indo Shade

Miguel Blanco spent one month in Indonesia and teams up with Brazilian photographer to explore bizarre new angles.

Photos: Boat Babes

Photos: Boat Babes

I sit slumped, fatigued from air travel, gazing aimlessly at my phone screen. I am flicking through images to pass time while I wait for my guests to arrive. A little nervous, a tad excited and quite unsure of what awaits on-board the Aileoita. My legs stick to the faux leather seat in the hotel lobby. Foreign exotic smells waft through the air, circulated by air conditioning that is tricking my body into thinking I am back home and not in a smoke engulfed tropical Sumatra, that I am not. Although we share the Indian Ocean with our Indonesian neighbours I am a far cry from my Western Australian desert shores. A day’s travel from Perth to Padang I find myself pensively waiting to board the boat to set sail on my first Mentawai surf trip as a coach and guide.

Owen Wright Withdraws from 2016 Championship Tour

Owen Wright Withdraws from 2016 Championship Tour

Owen Wright announced he is officially withdrawing from the remainder of the 2016 Samsung Galaxy Championship Tour in order to focus entirely on his rehabilitation efforts for the head injury he suffered last December in the lead up to the Pipeline Masters.

Fanning Finishes The Job With Win at Jeffreys Bay

Fanning Finishes The Job With Win at Jeffreys Bay

  Three-time WSL Champion Mick Fanning has won the J-Bay Open, defeating John John Florence in an exciting Final in three-to-four foot surf at Jeffreys Bay. Today’s incredible victory comes a year after a dramatic incident during the 2015 J-Bay Open Final where Fanning was attacked on live television by what is believed to be […]

2016 Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang Officially Partners With WSL

2016 Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang Officially Partners With WSL

The World Surf League is excited to announce they will be teaming up with Rip Curl as part of the 2016 Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang at the wave also known as the ‘Indonesian Pipeline’ on Bali’s beautiful Bukit Peninsula.

Video: We Scored Nias

Video: We Scored Nias

Massive heart in mouth drops and huge pits Aritz Aranburu and Indar Unanue score big time in Nias. You can bet their visions out of these barrels won’t soon be forgotten.