This exclusive edit of the final day of the Rip Curl Pro Mentawai is worth watching simply for the waves alone. If you stripped off the rash vests you’d have a free-riding barrel masterclass.
“To win this event is so important to me. I’m from Indonesia, and for Rip Curl Asia to put on this event in the Mentawais, in Indo, at one of the best rights in the world, and to win it, is a dream come true. Thank you to all the people of Katiet and the Mentawais for letting us come here and surf their beautiful waves. I can’t wait to come back next year!” Said a stoked Oney Anwer, glad to be skinned in the white rashie.
Welcome to the plateau. It's where we gather to watch Yago Dora soar above our heads.
These are the fortunate few. Many epic sessions have fallen by the wayside, victims to our ruthless monthly culls, but the results are wondrous to behold.
Patagonia is a challenging lover, said the English novelist, Bruce Chatwin. It haunts you, it bewitches you, it wraps you in its arms and does not let you go.
Welcome to the winners' podium. The cream of February lies before you in four spectacular Atlantic sessions, big barrels being the theme.
The symbiosis of surfer and winter. The Astray Collective and Finisterre bring you a short narrated by Matt Smith and produced by Mickey Smith