From Africa to Indonesia- video

Stu Nettle
Swellnet Dispatch

Here's Jonathon Gubbins in a FOMO-inducing clip filmed at some of the best lefts in the world. In many ways the waves show contrast against the other: sand vs reef; cold vs warm, yet fundamentally they're all similar being up tempo hollow lefts that require finely tuned speed control to get the best of them. And that's something Jono does with aplomb.

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fitzroy-21 commented Thursday, 10 Aug 2017 at 10:02am

Shit, I could be way wrong, but the last wave starting at 2.40 I thought was Deserts?

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SoCal Steve commented Wednesday, 9 May 2018 at 3:58am

Hence the title, Africa to Indonesia...I believe you are correct.

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stunet commented Thursday, 10 Aug 2017 at 10:08am

Reckon you're right Fitz, and that last shot seals it. Had to alter the text

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udo commented Thursday, 10 Aug 2017 at 10:15am

Yep ..and a large vessel at 1.57 ?

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indo-dreaming commented Thursday, 10 Aug 2017 at 6:08pm

That guitar is sick

Ada gula, ada semut!

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t-diddy commented Thursday, 10 Aug 2017 at 10:29pm

as much as I hate to admit it, its likely he got more barrelled on that first wave than I have in a lifetime

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eat-your-vegies commented Wednesday, 9 May 2018 at 2:28am

There might be an echo round here but if kelly could build THAT then im gunna change the terms of me morgage and probly die homeless .
You can keep your airs and progression in the kiddies pool for the dorks who watch olympics . I want tnat one.

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