Dungeons, means ice-cold water, thick, undulating kelp beds that cover the inside waters, abundant sea life, including a few local sharks that prey on the seal colony and of course big waves.

South African based surfer Chris Bertish was brave enough to take on one of the gnarliest waves in South Africa on a Naish Stand Up 10'6" and almost made it.

The photo speaks for itself ... pretty sick!

Source: Naish

Bruce Irons has announced that he will leave the ASP World Championship Tour no matter how he finishes in the 2008 year end ratings. "I'm going back to being a freesurfer," Bruce says. "It's what I was meant to do."
Although this was a difficult decision, Bruce is confident that his choice to leave competition behind is the right one. "I prefer to go back to how I started my whole surfing trip, which is to go on surf trips and make videos." Volcom is 100% supportive in Bruce's decision and we're looking forward to the next step in his career.


Indonesia will make history from the 18th – 26th of October 2008 when it plays host to the first Asian Beach Games in the world. Bali will become the venue of this international event which will see 45 countries participating with over 10,000 athletes, officials, media and volunteers all flocking to the Island of the Gods for this world class event.

In a press conference conducted at Puri Santrian Hotel in Sanur, President of The National Olympic Committee of Indonesia (KONI), Ibu Rita Subowo officially announced and briefed the press about the preparations underway for the Asian Beach Games 2008 which will mark the largest event ever hosted in Bali.

“Through the Asian Beach Games 2008, Bali will become the focal point of Sporting Tourism in Asia. Apart from strengthening Bali as one of the known tourist destinations in the world, it will also empower Indonesia as a leading sporting nation in Asia.” Said the Governor of Bali, Bpk Dewa Made Beratha.