We were all pretty depressed—holed up on an Atlantic island with a clean, 10-foot swell, perfect winds…and nowhere to surf. Despite a severely undulated coastline and great swell exposure, the near-shore bathymetry prevented any kind of reasonable wave from breaking. Lines of swell would march towards shore, producing nothing but gigantic, unsurfable shore pound.
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David Leboulch was in Indonesia some weeks ago and brought us some nice clips.
Creed McTaggart and Wade Goodall visited a small dot of islands located around the equator in search of quality uncrowded waves. They found some treasure but had to share the bounty with three frothing juniors Mitch Parkinson, Soli Bailey, and Matiea Hiquily. Jimmy James was the man on the lens and created this clip for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy.
Dappled along the Northern coastline of the wilds of Sumatra lie a variety of different islands, many of which are well known for their waves already. Those further afield have the benefit of drastically reduced surf traffic while the waves continue to roll in.
A sensational performance by Guilherme Herdy in a completely perfect and classic wave! The place focus is in Indonesia. But the wave will be kept secret; as requested by Guilherme Herdy himself. Enjoy the tubes!
Last Friday Padang-Padang was on with 6ft sets rolling through from the horizon. The crowd of around about 50 was the usual mix of locals, world class Pros and all the visitors who flock to Bali year in year out.. Knowing that Padang was going to be working on Saturday and after Friday’s crowded session, […]
After a windy week and choppy-slop the island has finally been graced by some serious swell. A nice respite from the wind swell that’s been lurking courtesy of the howling winds, there’s finally some proper surf.