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Parachuted in from Java and arms wide welcome to the motherlode at Padang Padang.© 2013 Liquid Barrel
Ben Player, world champion in 2005 and 2007 was the only one getting in early and getting rewarded with a double barrel at Padang Padang.© 2013 Liquid Barrel
John McGuirl, an American surfer from Boston is addicted to barrels. He's always searching for empty waves.© 2013 Liquid Barrel
Padang Padang on September 3rd
Good morning Keramas…© 2013 Liquid Barrel
Adam Bennetts on his very first wave of the day at Keramas.© 2013 Liquid Barrel
Reef Doig camera shy at Keramas
Marcio Bolha Tamanini popping the cork on a Keramas wall© 2013 Liquid Barrel
Lempog Jackson, Keramas coverup ... it's a conspiracy.
Adam Bennetts in one of several barrels of the day.© 2013 Liquid Barrel
Unknown in the middle of a Keramas mashup.© 2013 Liquid Barrel
Mark Zunckel from South Africa in a stand-up barrel at Keramas.© 2013 Liquid Barrel
Brenno Dorrington from Coolangatta, QLD, is training himself on the Keramas walls. He hope one day to surf at a high level and was last heard saying to the guys next to him in the lineup "the next wave I take, can you tell me how far above the lip my fins are please?"© 2013 Liquid Barrel
Michel Copetta drop knee on the le boogie.© 2013 Liquid Barrel
Jake Oberholzer deep at Keramas.© 2013 Liquid Barrel
The other Dorrington brother, Luke. He's simple soul and just likes big Keramas tubes.© 2013 Liquid Barrel
This was the second reinforcing pulse of swell heading to Bali to bookend an amazing week. The first hit of this elongated storm belt can be seen stretched out under Australia.
Around the corner on the peak of the swell you can get very big rights on the Bukit.© 2013 Liquid Barrel
An unknown surfer is using bigger board to surf " Outside Corner " in Uluwatu.© 2013 Liquid Barrel
Another unknown at Uluwatu.© 2013 Liquid Barrel
Winner of the Occy grom comp, 15-year-old Reef Doig.© 2013 Liquid Barrel
Alik Rudiarta, a local Uluwatu surfer is always working to find the right moment in time at his home spot. He came 4th in the Rip Curl Cup at Padang Padang, held just around the corner in his neighbour's yard.© 2013 Liquid Barrel
The 2013 dry season season in Indonesia hasn’t been one for the record books. What was supposedly prime swell season has predominantly seen small swells lapping the Bukit reefs and surfers swelling their Kuta bar tabs.
Then there was last week. Day after day of overhead waves – as if the season’s bounty had been stuck in the U-bend and someone had finally got around to unplugging the pipe. “This last swell was the longest stretch of waves we’ve had in 2013.” Said our man on the ground “Every spot was working, the waves were so good everywhere. Bali is chock-full of surfers from around the world ready to sacrifice their day in search of the right spot. Thankfully this week they had a plethora of options, at many spots you could count the surfers on one hand. A rarity indeed.
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