Surf Consciously

“The More Things Change” – Insights on Uluwatu by Gerry Lopez, 40 years later

Gerry Lopez, now 68 years old goes back to Uluwatu, 40 years after he first stepped on the islands of the Gods, and discovered now legendary surf spot: Uluwatu.

Gerry Lopez, who’s also known as Mr. Pipeline is one of the pioneer in the surf industry, and was one of the first to ride the Hawaiian tubes of Pipeline. You can read his complete biography here.

In this video, Gerry Lopez discusses the synergies between surf & yoga and what it brought into his life. The main topic of this video is to show how Uluwatu has changed over the years, and how we can help keeping Uluwatu as clean and beautiful as it’s always been.

Best Vibes from Indo,

The Indo Surf Crew

Indo Surf Crew

Indo Surf Crew was first born in the year 2018 as a surf photo & video content creative project while the first surf coaching trip organised by Uriel & Rodrigo happened in 2019 on an island off Sumatra. Since then, they have been running surf coaching retreats for all levels and mostly specialise in surf coaching for intermediate to advanced surfers. Surfing Consciously is our motto. To us it means, bringing awareness to our body, thoughts and interactions – in and out of the water. We take pride in working with eco surf resorts that are acting responsibly in preserving Indonesia’s nature, supporting and educating local communities. Indo Surf Crew was founded by Uriel Jean Armel, a French surfer and film-maker who has taken roots in Indonesia. You can read more about Uriel here, on an interview with Magicseaweed & here during an interview with the Surfing copywriter. As for Rodrigo, he was the first surf coach to join Uriel in his adventure and he’s the founder of the Power Surf techniques – a method that is now practiced internationally to train surf athletes from all over. Power Surf is a land based practice that combines ginastica natural, yoga, capoeira and martial arts, breaking town the fundamental surf techniques through a series of exercises. It also involves video analysis a skate practice for optimal result, which we do during our surf coaching trips.

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