Flummoxed at the way folk like Shawn Briley manage to get pitted at places like Pipe in spite of their ‘physique’? Well, it’s lead many a tube hunter to believe that mastering under-the-lip take-offs is all about technique. There is no wave too steep, only flawed lines of attack. Here former Pipeline semi-finalist turned surf coach Didier Piter offers a couple guidelines to bear in mind next time you’re throwing yourself over the ledge!
Want the keys to making it outta tunnels? Step inside for tube-riding enlightenment. We can’t all weave through six-second drainers on a regular basis — but we can still maximize barrel time wherever, whenever we surf. Here are some things to keep in mind.
The brightest stars of the 11th annual Rip Curl Cup took the field in smallish, but perfect Padang Padang barrels today to the backdrop of a picture perfect sunset. Luminaries such as Matt Wilkinson, Owen Wright, Bethany Hamilton and the great Rizal Tandjung traded waves with such rookies as Jacob Wilcox and Jack Robinson as the sun dipped near the horizon at one of the most spectacular surf spots in the world. The fearsome Padang Padang reef, the inspiration for the world’s ultimate tuberiding event.
Benjamin Sanchis, in Indonesia. That’s all we’re gonna say and all you need to know. Seems to get really, really barreled wherever he goes.
Benjamin Sanchis returns with his latest episode of “Where’s Sancho?” It’s been a while, but Sancho delivers us through some heavy Nias barrels. Joining Sancho are Alain Riou, Koby Abberton, Tai Graham, Diego Santos Boniglioli and Antony Dachi. The pits are sick and the tubes do spit. Film and Edited by Pietro l.Franca with work by Antonio Zanella and Marvin Laurrie.
Bali is a little island with a big problem – it’s drowning in trash. In this short film, host & pro-surfer, Kyle Thiermann, shows the good, the bad, and the ugly of Indonesia and what we can do to restore it to the pristine, tropical paradise it once was.
Jerome Sahyoun newest clip from a recent trip to Indonesia, lines up a couple of glassy tubes at Nias.
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!
This is it… what surfing is all about!! The Tube Ride – You won’t find a better feeling from anything else, way better than any drug and way more addictive!