Tanjung, Rizal

Tall, thin, rubber-limbed goofyfooter from Bali, Indonesia, who gracefully captured the public eye in 1995 by slotting himself deep inside an enormous silver-blue tube at Pipeline in Hawaii— a sublime moment that ended up on the cover of Surfing magazine.

Tanjung was born (1975) in a small town on Bali's Bukit Peninsula, and soon moved with his family to Kuta Beach, where he began surfing at age eight. At 13 he started riding Uluwatu, Bali's famous left-breaking reef; two years later he won ...