If you're into contests with lefthand barrels, chances are you'll be watching Tahiti today as they finish the contest at Teahupoo after an excruciating wait for some surf.

But first ... here's a little warm-up for the eyes - Rip Curl's recent Padang Padang contest in Bali, Indonesia. Ombaks bloody bagus and, in a fine follow-up to last week's Monday morning nod to the reliably unreliable Chris Ward, a fairytale ending.