Mud surfing in Indonesia

Children and adults alike take to slippery slopes in Indonesia to compete in a mud surfing event. Skylot is a traditional mud surfing competition based in Lekok Village, Pasuruan played by clam seekers and fishermen in thanksgiving for the sea harvest.

Lekok Villagers Take Part In Traditional Mud Surfing Competition

PASURUAN, JAVA, INDONESIA - AUGUST 15: Junior skylot participants take a bath after the race in the aqueous muddy arena on August 15, 2013 in Pasuruan, Java, Indonesia. Skylot is a traditional mud surfing competition from Lekok Village, Pasuruan played by clam seekers and fishermen in thanksgiving for the sea harvest. (Photo by Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)

Lekok Villagers Take Part In Traditional Mud Surfing Competition

PASURUAN, JAVA, INDONESIA - AUGUST 15: A Skylot participant spurs his wooden surfboard in aqueous mud arena on August 15, 2013 in Pasuruan, Java, Indonesia. Skylot is a traditional mud surfing competition from Lekok Village, Pasuruan played by clam seekers and fishermen in thanksgiving for the sea harvest. (Photo by Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)

Lekok Villagers Take Part In Traditional Mud Surfing Competition

PASURUAN, JAVA, INDONESIA - AUGUST 15: Skylot participants compete in aqueous mud arena on August 15, 2013 in Pasuruan, Java, Indonesia. Skylot is a traditional mud surfing competition from Lekok Village, Pasuruan, played by clam seekers and fishermen in thanksgiving for the sea harvest. (Photo by Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)

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PASURUAN, JAVA, INDONESIA: A Skylot participant celebrates his victory after reaching the finish line on August 15, 2013 in Pasuruan, Indonesia. Skylot is a traditional mud surfing competition from Lekok Village, Pasuruan played by clam seekers and fishermen in thanksgiving for the sea harvest. (Photo by Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)

Lekok Villagers Take Part In Traditional Mud Surfing Competition

PASURUAN, JAVA, INDONESIA - AUGUST 15: Skylot participants compete in aqueous mud arena on August 15, 2013 in Pasuruan, Java, Indonesia. Skylot is a traditional mud surfing competition from Lekok Village, Pasuruan, played by clam seekers and fishermen in thanksgiving for the sea harvest. (Photo by Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)

Lekok Villagers Take Part In Traditional Mud Surfing Competition

PASURUAN, JAVA, INDONESIA - AUGUST 15: Junior skylot participants prepare for the race on August 15, 2013 in Pasuruan, Java, Indonesia. Skylot is a traditional mud surfing competition from Lekok Village, Pasuruan played by clam seekers and fishermen in thanksgiving for the sea harvest. (Photo by Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)

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PASURUAN, JAVA, INDONESIA: A Skylot participant reaches the finish line on August 15, 2013 in Pasuruan, Indonesia. Skylot is a traditional mud surfing competition from Lekok Village, Pasuruan played by clam seekers and fishermen in thanksgiving for the sea harvest. (Photo by Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)