A 25-year-old Russian man, Ilya Malyshev, was taken into custody by police on Jalan Uluwatu, South Kuta, for disorderly behavior, Bali Discovery reported.
74′ Bali was still a buzz. Story of a two months surf trip there at 17. Kuta was just a small village. Few losmen for backpackers and surfers with the neighborhood of the local families. Cows were hanging under the coconut trees. No electricity, no running water, dogs everywhere. Mushrooms from cowpats end up in a small restaurant. Pot passed from hand to hand. No forecast just the expectation of a new moon when it was flat. We had to listen the sound of the swell during the night, with the morning surprise… Just few surf spots were discovered beside Kuta and the virgin beaches up to Legian. Kuta Reef was the main surfed left on a good swell. Aussies were already ripping on 6′ boards.Frenchies, we were still under the 8′ gunny hawaiian/cal influence.
Throwback in 1974, one of the world’s most dependable surf spots in Bali. Expansive left-breaking wave located on the southwest corner of Bali’s Bukit Peninsula. Here he is sliding in Hawaii and Indo, drawing clean lines all the way.
The surfing population is ever-increasing and some breaks are at the point where demand is far exceeding supply. We look at the most crowded waves on the planet, breaks where getting a wave on your own is not just difficult, but almost impossible.
Is it along the Gold Coast in Australia, Mavericks in California, South Africa’s Supertubes, Uluwatu’s Break in Bali, or the monumental Nazaré in Portugal?
Whether you’re a beginner or a hardcore boarder, this ‘Surfer’s Bucket List’ will give you a great insight into the best places to surf around the world and the biggest recorded waves at these spots, and hopefully you can start ticking them off your own bucket list one-by-one!
What happens when Kalani Robb, Rizal Tanjung, and Benji Weatherly meet for an all-day Uluwatu session?
Honolulu’s Kekoa Cazimero has had a busy summer chasing Balinese waves.
After four days of great waves and hard fought heats the 2015 Quiksilver Uluwatu Challenge presented by Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia and the Australian Embassy Jakarta has come to an end with Australia’s Jared Hickel (Cronulla, NSW/AUS) defeating Jean De Silva (Brazil) in the Final yesterday.
The first 7 heats of the day saw 28 of Indonesia’s best surfers battle it out for the last 16 spots in the main event. One competitor who moved through to the main event was Bali’s Wayan Betet Merta, who posted the highest heat total of the trials, a 16.25 from two long backhand barrel rides. Merta was lucky to overcome Dex Scoot who posted a perfect 10-point-ride with the longest barrel of the morning
he Pulse will be coming to you twice a week over the duration of the Rip Curl Cup waiting period, and in episode one we meet former world tour competitor and first time Rip Curl Cup combatant Damien Hobgood