Seeababe Mele Saili (placed 3rd) was honored to live on apart of the get-go invite-only women’s human face session on Sunday, June 1 where she paddled out adjacent to Kassia Meador (placed 2nd), Jen Smith, Leah Dawson (congrats to Leah for beingness crowned the winner), Erin Ashley, Ryo Bay together with Borabora Hwang.
"It was a completely surreal together with an honour to stimulate got the adventure to surf alongside the women I grew upward idolizing," Mele says. "For the women's oestrus it was caput high plus. The weather condition pushed everyone to accept their surfing to the adjacent level. The obvious stand upward outs of the whole challenger were Leah Dawson together with Devon Howard who both received 1st places."
The whole weekend from May 29 – June 1 had a bunch of rad happenings going on: an Andy Davis fine art present opening at the Deus Temple of Enthusiam inwards Canggu, a Bali Fish Fry displaying an enviable spread of boards, a shaper’s forum together with of course of report unlike surfing events divided past times the wavecraft (9ft together with up, nether 9ft, mitt airplane trunk whomping).
"It was a keen agency to encounter together with mingle alongside everyone that traveled from all unlike parts of the the world to larn here, only for this contest," Mele says of the experience. "Once I got hither I was amazed how yous tin only hop on a scooter alongside your board together with ride past times all the opened upward rice patties on your agency to the beach. This is my get-go fourth dimension to Bali together with establish the waves to stimulate got so much to a greater extent than ability together with speed than dorsum home."
Follow Mele inwards Bali through this photograph gallery of the weekend's festivities!
|View from Bali. Photo on Mele Saili's Instagram.|
|Board racks non required. Photo past times Erin Ashley's Instagram.|
|Single fin log fest! Mele inwards the Leucadia skirt.|
|The scene at the festival.|
|Close-up of the participants.|
|Group photo! Photo past times Leah Dawson's Instagram.|