Five Rip Curl Searchers chase mesmerizing waves on the Seven Ghosts tidal bore, deep in the heart of the Indonesian jungle.
Tom Curren leads the latest Rip Curl Tip 2 Tip Search Mission to the Seven Ghosts in Indonesia and into the first legitimate river bore barrels in history.
On April 1 this year – only days after returning from Indonesia – the Rip Curl Tip 2 Tip mission unveiled a taste of what is undoubtedly the best river bore surfing to ever be captured on film. Witness Rip Curl International team riders Bruno Santos (BRA), Dean Brady (AUS), Tyler Larronde (FRA), Oney Anwar (IND) and original Searcher Tom Curren (USA) pull into 6ft (2m) river bore barrels on the “Seven Ghosts” river. What ensued was a surf session like never before… and the footage to prove it has just been released: