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Local surfer Mega Semadhi wins the 10th Rip Curl Padang Padang Cup in Bali on day 42 of the 45 day waiting period. He got a perfect ten in his semi-final heat and a 9.7 in the final. Jacob Wilcox of Australia came second ahead of Raditya Rondi and Alik Rudiarta.

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Perfect stand-up barrel at Nias in Indonesia. Photo by Paul Kennedy.

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Lagundri Bay, Nias, Indonesia.

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Leave only footprints…

As the waiting period for the Rip Curl Padang Padang cup starts nearing its end I’m really hoping they get a solid swell like this one to light up the reef.

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Harrison Roach cruising around some of Indo’s more longboard friendly waves.

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Used-to-be-secret-spot Keramas is where we’ll get to see the world’s best surfers surf the world’s most rippable right hander in a few hours as the Oakley Pro Bali kicks hopefully kicks off in surf like this.

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mattblakersphotography:

PERFECTION SOMEWHERE IN THE INDONESIAN ARCHIPELAGO

backdoorphotography:

September 21st, 2012 - Uluwatu, Bali. Bintang <3

mattgraysurfphoto:

Its gonna be a long day