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Surfing Mentawai | Videos from Season 2012

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How hard is it to come by good video edits of Mentawai culture, trekking, or surfing? Hard. If you define “good” here as attention-grabbing, entertaining, and having a well edited, cool sound track, oh and informative as well, then it’s not easy to find. Seems like just about everyone who hits the high seas to […]

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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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Making Cranking Mentawai Lefts on an Alaia? WTF?

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One of the appealing aspects of surfing the Mentawais is the variety of breaks. If you prefer your lefts more reserved and a little less like a freight train–Hideaways for example–then you’ve got it, head over to Beng-Beng .Whatever your level or choice your equipment, minimally, has to be able to get you into the […]

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