Passion Comes in Waves
Editorial

SACRED SESSION ISSUE

Must a living thing have a eyes to have a soul?

Does a wave, however transitory, have a soul? Considering that a wave is a powerful band of energy moving through a living medium, it could be so. Our souls are mere thoughts moving across the living medium of our minds. So it could be so. Perhaps that is what we feel when we surf that perfect session. Or that secret session. Or that big session.

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Contest

HALFWAY BOARDRIDERS FINAL CONTEST FANTASTIC!

Halfway Kuta Boardriders final contest was a blast! Although the waves were pretty small, it was super consistent so everybody got a chance to show their skills.

The first day was the Halfway Challenge and it’s Open Division, surfers from around Bali were invited and the comp ran smoothly all day. Garut Widiarta took the top position in the final. He needed only a small score but ended up getting the highest score in the final with only a half minute to go.

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Uncategorized

GOLDEN BINGIN! FANTASTIC FINISH FOR THE HURLEY BINGIN OPEN 2016

The 3rd annual Hurley Bingin Open 2016, organized and run by the Bingin Boardriders had over 200 international and local surfers competing in 6 divisions: Under 14, Under 16, Women’s, Master’s, Pro Junior and Open. The event had a one-week waiting period but needed only 3 days to run. On Sunday November 16th the Under 14 and Under 16 divisions were run in fun 2-3ft waves, perfect for the groms, with Ryuki Waida winning the Under 14’s and Ari Lana winning the Under 16’s. Tuesday ended up being the final day in 3-4 ft classic Bingin conditions.

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Story

SACRED SESSION #10 TWIN ENGINES

There is something about surfing with your blood brother that is truly sacred. When one rides, the other rides with him. Now multiply that by about ten and you might have an idea of what it is like when CJ and Damien Hobgood light up a line-up. Identical twins, damn near identical surfers, mixed with that mysterious, otherworldly bond twins share, from womb to grown-up barrel. Throughout surfing’s history, blasting out of a tube has always been likened to a re-birth, inspiring atavistic memories of our first breath in this world of ours. One wonders what it must be like for these two.

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