Bali Between Heats

Bali Between Heats

Of all the event venues on Tour this year, Keramas is the one that most readily conjures images in our collective minds of lofty punts and techical surfing. Even at its tiniest—which, let’s be honest, it’s been close [...]

The ChachFiles: Why Bali is Still the Best Surf Escape

Why Bali Makes the Best Surf Trip

I was just a grom when I took my first trip to The Bukit peninsula some 15 years ago. At the time, Padang Padang had already been in the limelight for quite a while and Keramas was just to emerge as the next big surf destination on the[...]

Photo Gallery: Someplace Like Home

Photo Gallery: Someplace Like Home

You know that cheesy, old adage about home being where the heart is? Well, cheesy or not, every surfer who's ever hit the road and found a wave perfectly suited to their approach knows that on some level that's true. Although the surfy[...]

Behind the Scenes of the Momentum Gen with Steve Sherman

An Intimate Look at the Momentum Gen

About halfway through the recently-released HBO documentary "Momentum Generation", a film by Jeff and Michael Zimbalist focusing on the New School crew's swift rise to fame in the '90s, there's a scene where Kelly Slater and Rob Machad[...]