This last swell at Nias should make you sit up and take notice. After a quiet mid-season, the end of the Indo window is proving to be somewhat swell swamped. Here the Scarlet Pimpernel of surfing, Jerome Sahyoun, dodges the guillotine at Nias and logs an enviable amount of travel time.
“It took three flights to get here from Bali.” Marvin Larrieu told us. “The first two first days were shitty and then the swell arrived. It was better than the swell in Who is J.O.B. All in all, an incredible session alongside, Koby Abberton, Alain Riou and Benjamin Sanchis.”
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