We’re proud to announce Panasonic’s association with legendary surf brand, Rip Curl – and this once-in-a-lifetime surf adventure.
When the Rip Curl elite ‘Searcher’ crew got news through the grapevine of a remote Indonesian tidal river bore that would be turning out its best waves in 19 years – they knew they had to head over there to experience it for themselves. And when they came face-to-face with the legendary Seven Ghosts, they weren’t disappointed.
A 15-man crew, led by surfers Dean Brady, Bruno Santos, Tyler Larronde, Oney Anwar, and original Searcher Tom Curren, set out to ride some of the craziest and most unique waves on the planet.
Armed with Panasonic Lumix GH2 cameras, a team of world-renowned surf photographers and filmers got in amongst these freaks of nature and captured this incredible footage.
Check out the video from the Rip Curl Tip2Tip site for yourself here and “witness the greatest river bore tubes ever surfed.”
Trailer – Rip Curl “Seven Ghosts”
Indonesian tidal river bore teaser – Shot with Lumix G Micro-System
Episode 3 – Seven Ghosts – Is It True
Seven Ghosts Ep3 – Is It True – Shot with Lumix G Micro-System
In this this final episode of the Seven Ghosts Series we find out if it’s true that in remote Sumatra there’s are perfect river waves? If it’s true that the waves break over 50 kilometers? If it’s true that the waves have killed many people? If it’s true that the crew had witnessed a 20 wave line up? If it’s true that Tom Curren surfed the longest wave of his life? If it’s true that 2 of the crew had near death experiences? If it’s true that these waves have 7 ghosts?
Episode 2 – Seven Ghosts – The Bono
Seven Ghosts Ep2 – The Bono – Shot with Lumix G Micro-System
In this episode of the Seven Ghost video series ‘The Bono’! The surfer crew describe their amazing experience surfing the river waves & momentous barrels, and capture the footage on The Lumix GH2 Camera.
Episode 1 Seven Ghosts – Tidal Fantasy
Seven Ghosts Ep1 – Tidal Fantasy – Shot with Lumix G Micro-System
In terms of ‘doing it tough’ with cameras – getting in amongst these otherworldly chocolate brown barrels is about as extreme as it gets. The stunning results that you can check out for yourself above show that the Lumix really delivered when it mattered.
This is the first & second of a series of three Rip Curl “Seven Ghosts” episodes we’ll be featuring on this blog. There’s more unbelievable footage to come next week from what original ‘Searcher’ Tom Curren describes as “the most amazing Search trip in 20 years…”
Make sure you catch it.