Results for Surf Contests
Due to tough, windy conditions, Sanur Reef was chosen on the eleventh hour to take the setting for the first leg of the Billabong Grommet Attack 2015 series. But as surfers, we are all well aware that Mother Nature can change her mind without notice, and unfortunately, the predicated strong south swell failed to show up. “Ok, so there is wind on this side of the island this time of year” said proud father Rizal Tandjung, “these kids are going to have to learn how to compete in challenging conditions sometime”.
John John Florence says that while filming on a boat trip he landed awkwardly on an alley-oop and injured his ankle. Though the World No. 7 is yet to officially withdraw from the Fiji Pro, his comments make it seem unlikely that he will be ready to compete by the start of the event window on June 7.
Stay tuned for more information on Florence’s status and other injury news on Michel Bourez and Stephanie Gilmore, who have already bowed out of Fiji Pro.
With a brand new spot, a brand new format and a brand new opportunity for Java’s hottest junior surfers, Rip Curl Gromsearch #3 unleashed the most talented pool of surfers yet into 6 foot surf off Krakal Beach, Java. With most surfers weighing in well under 45 kilos, the big conditions were challenging to say the least as the 58 fearless competitors jumped into a roaring rip heat after heat to give it their best shot. And why not? When a championship is at stake and a chance to win an all-expense paid trip to the international Gromsearch coming up this summer at an out-of-the-country location?
Best under 16 athletes of the World from ten different countries competing at Maresias Beach, Brazil during Rip CurlGrom Search International Final.
The third Gromsearch super showdown is on this weekend at Krakal Beach, Java, as Rip Curl’s search for Indonesia’s hottest young performer’s marches on. Working in partnership with the boardriders community of the DI Yogjakarta region, the challenging break of Krakal Beach has been chosen as the new venue to watch Java’s best junior surfers compete for the title of local Gromsearch Champion.
Local surfer Samuel Pupo (BRA) and Leilani McGonagle (CRI) have been crowned Rip Curl GromSearch International champions over Kei Kobayashi(USA) and Australian Jaleesa Vincent in fantastic conditions at Maresias Beach, Sao Paulo, Brazil on the weekend.
Hey kid. Think you’ve got what it takes to mix it with the best under 18 surfers in the world? Time to prove it. Quiksilver’s going on a digital mission to find the King Of The Groms. The hunt is on for the world’s best, young, well-rounded surfers. And, you are in control.
Current WSL World Surfing Champion, Gabriel Medina officially opened the Rip Curl GromSearch International final today in Brazil, and welcomed 16 junior competitors from all over the globe to his home beach of Maresias, on the Northern coastline of Sao Paulo state.
You would have thought that there hadn’t been a surf comp in Bali for years, as a steady stream of almost 100 kids (97 to be exact) began jumping off motor bikes and piling out of cars frothing to first check the waves and then the heat board yesterday morning at Volcom’s first Totally Crustaceous Tour event of 2015, the Geckofish Sanur at Lembeng Beach.