Results for Surf Contests
On a day that saw a pair of huge upsets with implications for the WCT Title race, the Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal’s dwindling field made the most of Supertubos’ hollow waves. Get the wave-by-wave breakdowns with the ASP Heat Analyzer, and the full recap for Rounds 2 and 3.
Dede Suryana (IDN) has won the Komune Bali Pro presented by The Mad Hueys an ASP 1-Star QS and Asian Surfing Championship (ASC) event. Finals day dawned and with only four heats left to run in the event, contest officials waited until the perfect tide to crown an inaugural event champion.
Perfect chest-to-head high, and bigger Halfway-Kuta, beach break peaks greeted the fourth and final Halfway Grommet Attack event on a sunny Sunday, 5 October 2014 in Bali. Grommet rippers attacked the predominantly right-hand long waves of Kuta, linking turns and airs all the way to the beach across the lengthy sandbar, a fitting finale for the stacked list of Indonesian and international junior surfers.
On the opening day of the inaugural Komune Bali Pro presented by the Mad Hueys at Keramas, it was Bali’s Pepen Hendrik and Lakey Peak’s Gazali Hamzah that posted the two highest scores of day to send out a clear message to the international field that the local contingent is a force to be reckoned with in this dual sanctioned Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) and Asian Surfing Championship (ASC) event.
John John Florence (HAW) has claimed the Quiksilver Pro France, navigating the shifting eight-to-10 foot (2.5 – 3 metre) barrels at the primary site of Le Gardian in front of a massive crowd on the beach.
Grommets ruled once again last weekend as the 11th annual Rip Curl GromSearch National final came down in the crystal clear reefs of Lembongan Island with Indonesia’s best young Grommets battling it out in 4-6 foot dream waves. The famous break of Shipwrecks turned on for the finals throwing plenty of offshore glassy barrels over the shallow reef for the groms to secure big scores.
Tyler Wright (AUS) has claimed victory at the Roxy Pro France, besting Courtney Conlogue (USA) in a hard-fought Final as a packed crowd looked on at the primary site of Les Gardians.
In a closely-fought final, Jordy defeated John John Florence (HAW) to win the Hurley Pro at Trestles – his first WCT victory since lifting the 2013 Billabong Rio Pro title in May last year. Meanwhile, Steph whittled away at Sally Fitzgibbons’ ratings lead by winning the Swatch Women’s Pro with a near-perfect heat against her compatriot.
Grommets will rule once again as the 11th annual Rip Curl GromSearch National final comes down in the crystal clear waters and perfect waves of Nusa Lembongan, Bali. September 27th & 28th will find Indonesia’s most talented young surfers, who earned their spots by winning regional GromSearch event qualifiers in Java, Lombok, Sumbawa and Bali, getting the opportunity to write themselves into Indonesian Surfing folklore.
Over the next two minutes and forty-nine seconds, you’ll see Kieran Perrow, Steph Gilmore, Kelly Slater, Ace Buchan, Shaun Tomson, Gabriel Medina and Wayne Bartholomew talk about what the ASP’s recently announced name change means for the sport, and for the surfers.