Jim Banks Surfing Uluwatu In The 1970s

26 Dec 2016 3

Jim Banks

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Video by Ross Myers
Featuring Jim Banks 

Take a look back at some incredibly fluid, free-flow surfing by Jim Banks at Indonesia's infamous Uluwatu in 1977. It's just nice to cruise through this clip with that old world smooth style and classic moves. Jim Banks now lives in Bali full time where he continues to surf daily and craft some of the world's best boards. 

SEE ALSO: Jim Banks On, How The Retro Movement Changed Modern Surfboard Design

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