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Kelly Slater's Political Views

KELLY SLATER’S POLITICAL VIEWS

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 0 Comments 11 Likes

A recent interview conducted by wearechange.org showed a side of Kelly Slater that, to our knowledge, was never before shown to the general public. Slater dishes out his thoughts, opinions and political views on a range of topics. From Monsanto activities in Hawaii to mainstream media, from 9/11 to US wars, from terrorism to religious discrimination. Take a look into the political mind of the world´s most admired surfer whose surfing has been marveling the planet for decades.

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THE SWELL OF THE CENTURY? THE MUZZASWELL

Thursday, July 16, 2015 5 Comments 10 Likes

The Muzzaswell was an awesome swell. The coast of the Bukit was pounded with clean, albeit inconsistent, solid wave sets for three days straight. Calling it “The Swell of the Century” is, however, great marketing. This is really how the swell played out on the Bukit, Bali. Read from the surfers that lived it.

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BALI’S RELIGIOUS TOLERANCE: AN INSPIRATION

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 3 Comments 8 Likes

A religious building site on the Bukit peninsula, in the south of Bali represents Bali’s philosophy on religious tolerance and may very well be the only one of its kind in the world. It is also a reminder of a powerful message for religious tolerance for all of us to take in, take back home, and spread.

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SURFING LIFE AUSTRALIA: UNETHICAL SURF JOURNALISM

Saturday, May 3, 2014 18 Comments 8 Likes

Nathan Myers, surf journalist, slanders surfer and nusa’s creator Diego and excuses himself: “It’s only surfing. People grin and turn the page”
Chris Binss, SURFING LIFE AUSTRALIA’s former editor-in-chief refuses a printed retraction to not “set a precedent”.
Are these unethical practices ubiquitous in surf journalism?

Diego and nusa films create a most original surf short film featuring Mick Jagger sending a message to the wicked surf journalists.

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Enak (Or On How To Find That Special One Smile In Bali)

Sunday, February 2, 2014 2 Comments 25 Likes

As a newly-fresh-arrived foreigner (bule) surfer in Bali, you will notice something, right away, quite striking: smiles. Smiles abound in Bali. All types of smiles; welcoming smiles, traditional smiles, happy smiles, routine smiles, making-fun-of-you smiles, and why-wouldn’t-I smiles.

A personal and very arguable view on the differences of the Balinese and Bule smile and on how to find that special smile in Bali.

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A GROUP OF ITALIANS CLAIM BUKIT SPOT AS THEIR OWN

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 19 Comments 19 Likes

This ending rainy season may prove to be one to remember. A few factors will contribute to place it in the annals of the Bukit’s recent surf history. The quality and quantity of swells will probably not be one of them. It will be remembered by (this is surreal) a group of Italians claiming a Bukit spot as their own.*

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BULES BEING BULES

Saturday, November 24, 2012 2 Comments 7 Likes

A story where all people involved are bules living in Bali. A story that would have not happened were the bules involved not the bules that they are. A story that this bule friend of mine would have not recounted to me were he not the bule that he is. A story that I would not be telling now were I not the bule that I am. A story that makes you go, “that’s right, all bules.”

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FOR TIME MAGAZINE BALI IS HELL – HERE OUR TAKE

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 1 Comments 6 Likes

A year ago, in April 2011 Time Magazine published an article on Bali called “Holidays in Hell: Bali’s Ongoing Woes”, a heavily skewed and one-sided piece of journalism. Here our take.

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