Surfing is a rush, and nothing beats catching a wave. You’re sailing, steering, flying. It’s bliss on another level. There are many types of waves in the ocean, all with their own unique identities. Surf Outfitter give us a brief introduction on the types of waves that, as a surfer, you can catch. It’s useful […]
Padang Padang is the jewel in Balinese surfing’s crown but it is a rare gem, and scoring this mythical wave is easier said than done. Reigning event champion Garut Widiarta to break down what makes the wave tick, and he gave us an in-depth look at the mechanics of Padang Padang.
Kelly Slater, an 11-time world champion, shows in the accompanying footage that sometimes a river will do just fine. He enjoyed the rare event that happens a couple times each winter: when the Waimea River mouth can be dug out to create a standing, surfable wave.
Lombok Strait, between Bali and Lombok, experiences some of the strongest tidal flows on earth, a result of it being one of the main Indonesian throughflows between the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean, quoted from Swellnet.
The Indonesian Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) has dismissed the speculation of “pseudo-scientists” trying to link a June 9, 2016, 6.3 Richter scale earthquake hundreds of kilometers southeast of Bali to a series of large waves that have swept over the Bali in recent weeks, quoted from Bali Discovery.
Rare weather conditions and unusually high waves are causing extensive property damage and being blamed for a number of deaths in Bali.
High tides and strong waves have made for dangerous conditions down in Bali and several beach in Indonesia lately.
The Bali Meteorology, Climate and Geophysics Agency (BMKG-Bali) has issued an “emergency warning“ that high waves washing over the popular beachside area of Kuta and onto the adjoining Jalan Pantai Kuta can be expected to continue until around June 10, 2016, quoted from Bali Discovery.
Perth couple have been torn apart by tragedy in Bali after they were hit by a freak wave just days after their island wedding.
It only takes three seconds to do a maneuver on a wave. Yet a couple times each decade it is just three seconds that can suddenly shake, shift, and revolutionize this deal called surfing. Here, we take a look at the moments that changed surfing forever.