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Surfing the Mentawai Islands with Bianca Buitendag

What’s it like being a top-rated female pro surfer? Life must be pretty sweet for this graceful athlete who has competed around the world who recently visited the...

Sun, Sea and Sand in Sawarna

Sawarna is a hidden gem situated on the south-west coast of Java in Banten Province. Much less popular than its better-known neighbours Pelabuhan Ratu and Anyer, it...

Japanese Surf Instructor Drowns Off Bali Coast

Experienced and amateur surfers alike have been warned to stay safe in Bali’s famous waters after Japanese surf instructor drowned at a beach nearby the Ngurah Rai...

Soul Surfer: Meet Bruno Hansen

Current World Champion of the World Adaptive Surfing Championship (WASC) shares his epic story of survival and the power of the human spirit. The film Devocean has just...

The Mentawai Islands: Surfing’s Favourite Destination

Ask any surfer to pick one place for their dream surf trip and the answer will surely be the Mentawai Islands, off West Sumatra. For surfers the Mentawais are a deluxe...

One Wave is All it Takes!

Onewave is a non-profit surf community, founded by two young Australians in February 2013, to give people hope in order to beat ‘funks’ such as depression, anxiety...

Rony Indo

Meet Rony Indo

Meet Rony Indo, The French-Indonesian Prince who is living happily ever after in Bali.   Hello Rony. Where were you born and educated? I was born on planet Mars and...

The Secret Island

Travelling to an Indonesian island that is not in the guide books and barely mentioned on Wikipedia in search of waves is always an adventure.

Meet Tai Graham

Tai was born in Australia. His father was Maori, from New Zealand and his mother is British. He grew up on the Gold Coast and was schooled there. At the age of seven,...

Seseh Serasi Surf Contest 2012 Participants

Sixteen Years of Surfing History

Seseh Surf Community was founded by a Californian tourist, who was clearly loved by the local community and awarded the Balinese name “Pak Wayan”. Back in 1997, he...

Tony Eltherington

Meet Tony Eltherington

Meet Tony Eltherington, Expat Indonesian surfing legend and Captain of the Raja Elang; the surf charter bringing humanitarian aid to the Indonesian archipelago. Tony...

Maksim - G Land

Maksim ABVGD

Meet Maksim ABVGD, the Soul Surfer From Russia. Maksim, where are you from? Originally I’m from Kazakhstan. I lived in the capital, which is Alma Atta. From where I...

Something For The Kids

A surfing and wrestling camp for kids is not the most likely combination. Sort of like the similarities between speaking German and Japanese. Still, yet over 20 kids...

Bali’s Best Wave Roars to Life for the 2012 Rip Curl Cup

On August 9th Bali saw 32 of the biggest names in surfing gather in the Bukit for the Rip Curl Cup invitational surfing contest held at the legendary wave, Padang...