The 12th Annual Rip Curl GromSearch South East Asian Finals were decided this morning in perfect 4 to 5 foot waves at the famed “Canggu right” at Pererenan Beach, Bali. Champions Rio Waida and Cinta Hansel are now headed for the big time at the international finals to be held overseas at a yet to […]
The Quiksilver Pro and Roxy Pro France, Stop No. 9 on the 2015 Samsung Galaxy World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), ran in pumping conditions, deciding the men’s and women’s Quarterfinalists at Culs Nus. Huge crowds gathered on the water’s edge to witness an epic day of mind-blowing performances from the world’s best surfers.
The 12th Annual Rip Curl GromSearch South East Asia Final will honor its legacy of finding the best waves for young competitors by holding the event in the perfect barrels of Keramas, Bali.
Bingin, September 22. A weekend of epic waves at the Bingin Open & family gathering 2015 presented by hurley culminated with the champions crowned in perfect four-foot Bukit Peninsula tubes. Agus Dag Sumertayasa claimed the open division, Nyoman Pill Suartika won the masters, Mega Artana took out the pro juniors, Ketut Agus the juniors and Cinta Hansel the pro junior girls, with winners of both the pro junior and pro divisions earning a free trip to the Mentawais thanks to one of our sponsors, Seabourn Surf Charter.
Indonesia’s Raditya Rondi (Bali) won the Men’s Open Division over fellow Indonesian Dede Suryana (West Java) yesterday to take home a $3,000 USD paycheck, and Pua Johnson (Bali) posted her first ever ASC Women’s Division victory to earn her $1,500 USD in cash on the second and final day of the first every ASC sanctioned Grade 2 Covelong Point Classic Surf and Music Festival event in Chennai, India.
Three-time World Surf League (WSL) Champion Mick Fanning (AUS) has claimed the 2015 WSL Jeep Leader Jersey after squaring off against then-ratings’ leader Adriano de Souza (BRA) in a hotly-contested Final at the Hurley Pro at Trestles. On the women’s side, two-time WSL Women’s Champion Carissa Moore (HAW) bested South African Bianca Buitendag (ZAF) to […]
Freddy Patacchia is opting out of the remaining Championship Tour (CT) contests in the 2015 season. With lackluster results — the last time he made a Quarterfinal was in 2013 — the Hawaiian is looking to regroup, think about what he wants, and see if he can rediscover the competitive drive that has kept him on Tour for 11 consecutive seasons.
West Java’s Dede Suryana successfully defended his title on September 4th, winning the 2015 Aceh International Surfing Championship on Simeulue Island in the Aceh province of Indonesia over Bali’s Raditya Rondi (2nd), Rio Waida (Japan), and Casey Grant (South Africa) in glassy low tide 3 foot (one meter) waves.
Despite flawless four-to-five-foot waves on offer this morning Rip Curl Cup organisers have decided the event will not be in run in 2015. In the interests of the Cup’s integrity Rip Curl would rather not see heats go ahead than have them fought out in anything other than firing six-to-eight-foot conditions, as a mark of respect to the standing of the event. In the 12-year history of the competition this is only the second time that it has not been run.
Bethany Hamilton (HAW) has been awarded the coveted wildcard into the Swatch Women’s Pro and will compete alongside the world’s best female surfers in just two weeks time.