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Video: Discovering the Mentawais

Video: Discovering the Mentawais

Captain Martin Daly was born in Australia but has spent his life searching for some of the best undiscovered surf spots in the most remote parts of the world. He now runs a world renown surf charter business in Indonesia, the Indies Trader fleet. He takes the GoPro family back to one of his earliest […]

Video: Desert Point’s Timeless Lines

Video: Desert Point’s Timeless Lines

The Lombok Strait separates Bali from Lombok and is the meeting point of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It also houses the Wallace Line, an east-west border that distinguishes Asian and Australian animals. More importantly to surfers, though, its endless currents and masses of moving water have sculpted the world’s most perfect reef, which houses […]

Video: Surfer’s Failed Rock Jump

Video: Surfer’s Failed Rock Jump

Surfer fails to make it over the first wave, which washes him into a small pool, and as he gets back onto his feet with his board in hand, and tries to regain his footing, a second wave sends him shoreward and bounces him off the rocks.

Surfing’s 5 Most Fiercely Protected Local Breaks

Surfing’s 5 Most Fiercely Protected Local Breaks

Surfing has always had its fiercely local breaks. It seems localism, where local surfers intimidate visiting surfers to discourage them from surfing “their” waves, doesn’t seem to be going anywhere.