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Video: Bali, 1974

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.

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Killer Whales Invade Uluwatu

On Saturday 6th September Ulus was small and crowded – a lull between swells. Roxy surfer Hayanna Iguchi Murakawa was enjoying a surf with her friends when an hour and half into the session she heard people screaming: “I was sitting in the line-up when I heard people cheering and screaming. I looked to the side and saw a huge black fin rise up from the water.”

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Bethany Hamilton Loving life in Indonesia

She is one of the most famous names in surfing, a global celebrity with reach beyond our salty circle. Bethany Hamilton found the spotlight by accident in 2003, when the budding surf star was attacked by a shark at home in Hawaii. It was a gruesome twist of fate for the then 13-year-old that cost the Kauian her left arm, but inspired her to go on and become the incredible character the world knows today.

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Quiksilver Welcome’s Made Ropik to the Team

Quiksilver Indonesia is elated to welcome Uluwatu local charger and avid surf videographer, Made Ropik to their team roster.  Ropik joins other local rippers Dede Suryana, Tipi Jabrik, Rio Waida, and the high flying Made Darmayasa Bleronk.

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Quiksilver and Project Clean Uluwatu work together for a cleaner Bali

The 7th Big Bali Eco Weekend was recently held on the beaches of Legian and Uluwatu.  Through a multitude of events, and in collaboration with Coca-Cola and Garuda, Quiksilver raised awareness for clean Bali beaches, protecting the environment and local turtles, along with promoting sustainable tourism.

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Quiksilver Cleans up with Big Bali Eco Weekend and Uluwatu Challenge

Quiksilver’s environmentally-friendly roots took center stage in Bali, Indonesia  this weekend through the Big Bali Eco Weekend. Through a multitude of events, and in collaboration with Coca-Cola and Garuda, Quiksilver raised awareness for clean Bali beaches, protecting the environment and local turtles, along with promoting sustainable tourism.

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Uluwatu Challenge: Surf against Quiksilver and Roxy Pros and Legends

Quiksilver, in conjunction with the Uluwatu Boardriders Club, today announced the 2nd annual Quiksilver Uluwatu Challenge on Sunday 22 June where 32 participants can surf against local Balinese pros and surfing legends from the Quiksilver and Roxy teams to raise money for environmental and beach clean-up programs in Bali.

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Uluwatu Temple become One of the Most Visited Destinations in Bali

The area around Uluwatu Temple, Badung Regency, becomes one of tourists’ favorite tourism objects in the island of Gods. It is shown by getting the second most visited destination from both domestic and foreign tourists after Tanah Lot in Tabanan Regency.

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Video: Uluwatu 1970s

Throwback in 1970, 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; the first in a near-endless chain of perfect Indonesian reef waves discovered by traveling surfers from the early ’70s to present day.

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Surf Memorabilia Auction In Bali Raises Over $18,000

Uluwatu, Bali – On a historic night, Rip Curl and Uluwatu Surf Villas successfully raised over $18,000 for local environmental organization Project Clean Uluwatu (PCU) during their surf memorabilia auction on Saturday. The total amount raised includes proceeds from auction items, raffle tickets, food and beverage sales, entrance fees, and donations.

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