Surfing Indonesia

Mentawai Earthquake & Tsunami – Better To Be On a Boat Than Land Based Surf Resort?

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A fanciful view of the lineup after an 8.7 magnitude quake, smack bang in the middle of the channel separating the Mentawai islands from Sumatra, sends one or more walls of water over the top of Playgrounds or into Katiet to wipe it from the face of the earth. Can you imagine what’s left of Katiet […]

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Mentawai Left Handers, the Issue of Surfing Style, and the Most Photographed Place on the Planet?

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It’s been my intention to slap a cultural post in here but here’s another one about surfing…and culture…and photography. Below you’ll find a cool edit of a bunch of dudes who did a land-based surfari to Mentawai thing. I say cool because there’s no shortage of footage of barreling lefts and rights with a Pig […]

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