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Where are you from?

I’m from a village on the west side of Bali near Medewi.

How old are you?

Twenty years old!

When did you learn to surf?

I learned to surf when I was a baby of 10 years old.

Why’d you become a surf guide?

Because I like to surf – it’s been my dream to be a surf guide. Teachings others to surf is fun! I’m always happy when I’m in the water.

What do you like about surf guiding?

I like working with my friends every day and being able to meet people from all over the world. It’s also a plus that I get to surf many different breaks and teach guests at different levels.

What do you love about surfing?

I LOVE EVERYTHING about surfing. I love being in the water. I love hanging out with my friends and guests in the water. I love sharing waves, laughing and having fun together. Surfing is all about having fun.

How long have you been guiding?

I’ve been guiding 4 years. At Kima I have been guiding for 3 years. I enjoy guiding here.

Favorite break?

Bingin. The wave is scary at times but you can get barreled and it makes you challenge yourself. It can be very crowded but I still enjoy it. It’s a nice area to chill and the views are beautiful.

Are you a 5-Star surfer?

*laughing* I think so?!

Do you have any advice for beginner surfers?

Yes, have fun. Don’t be too serious. Don’t think too much. Mix having fun with improving your skills and you’ll be good to go!