Its just as easy not to like The Dirfter as it is to like it. The waves Rob Machado scores in Indonesia are incredible, and the way Taylor Steele (the guy who introduced the world to Kelly Slater in Momentum in the early 90s) directed/shot it is really beautiful. It really captures that part of the world perfectly. Machado's naration is what becomes a bit tiresome as he talks about wanting to get away from the world, the media and the general hassles of life as a professional surfer! It is definitely worth a watch though just consider putting it on mute!
Below is a short clip of some of the best waves shot. Watch it all if you can and check out how good the barrel at 55 seconds and 2.35 are:
April 2010 surf clip of the month
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