Balibelly.tv catches up with Lee Wilson for a quick chat at Garut's new tattoo shop following his victory at the Rip Curl Cup, the world's premier specialty tube riding contest held annually at Padang Padang.
August 12, 2011read more
The best heat videos from last Monday's Rip Curl Cup at Padang, 'where dreams are made in perfect waves, on the perfect day, in a perfect universe.'
August 11, 2011read more
In an amazing display of strategic tube-riding prowess, Bali’s Lee Wilson used his years of local knowledge to barrel his way to victory in the Rip Curl Cup today over a field of the world’s best tube riding specialists.
August 9, 2011read more
Japanese tube maestro Takayuki Wakita pipped Hawaiian Makua Rothman on the final wave of today's trials, with Bali's Rahtu Suargita finishing third. The trio all earnt wildcard slots into the main event. Watch the video to see the action.
August 4, 2011read more
He's Bri-ish, he charges, and he's up against Wayan “Betet” Merta, Bruno Santos, and Made Lapur in Heat 6 of Round 1 at the Rip Curl Cup, which is currently on standby and due to run next Tuesday.
July 31, 2011read more
A massive storm has formed off the tip of South Africa and is tracking towards Bali. Contest directors have ants in their pants and contestants are eagerly waxing their weapons. The macking swell will potentially hit Tuesday morning (Aug. 2) so get ready to see Padang fire for the 'Ultimate Tuberiding Contest'.
July 30, 2011read more
The surf has been a little small for the past few days but that hasn't stopped the boys from finding some action. In this video Garut Widiartha and Bruno Santos slip across the channel to G-land and score some epic barrels.
July 29, 2011read more
Last week in anticipation of Saturday's forecasted swell Rip Curl Cup organizers changed the event to 'code orange' status. The resulting waves weren't consistent enough to run the contest but that didn't stop competitors from getting shacked in a freesurf.
July 25, 2011read more
With no significant swell on day 7 of the Rip Curl Cup waiting period, contestants headed around the corner to Uluwatu to score some over-head barrels. Chris Ward, Bruno Santos, Flynn Novak, Garut Widiartha and others feature in this video.
July 19, 2011read more
After a 20 year absence Wade Tokoro returns to Bali, arriving just in time for the start of the Rip Curl Cup waiting period where he meets pro's eager to order new boards to be shaped in Bali.
July 18, 2011read more