Leap forward a decade into the mid 1990’s and the inevitable reveal. The lid had finally been blown off the secret. The masses caught scent and soon after the window to score the best and most consistent waves on the planet ‘alone’ was closing - rapidly. Like the contemporary ‘bitcoin’ phenomena it’s become a kind-of ‘You should have been here yesterday’ thing. But this needs to be made clear
The Mentawais is still very much a place that you NEED to surf.