Invited athletes and surf fans from around the globe gathered at Padang Padang beach on Sunday for the opening ceremony of the Rip Curl Cup 2017. They came from far and wide to bless the event with good waves, a safe competition, and officially christen the start of the holding period to the one of […]
The world’s best tube riders are ready to gather at Bali’s most iconic wave on Sunday, July 9th for the Rip Curl Cup Opening Ceremony. All are welcome to attend the traditional festivities at Padang Padang Beach to bless the event with good waves and to welcome the official invited surfers.
Among the world’s best surfers preparing to push the limits of tuberiding in pursuit of the prestigious title are: 3x World Champion Tom Curren (USA), North Shore charger Mason Ho (HAW) and former WCT superstar and style icon Bruce Irons (HAW). Among the surfing luminaries representing Indonesia are defending Rip Curl Cup Champion Mega Semadhi, Indonesian surfing ambassador Rizal Tandjung and two-time Indonesian Champion Lee Wilson.
Padang Padang is the jewel in Balinese surfing’s crown but it is a rare gem, and scoring this mythical wave is easier said than done. Reigning event champion Garut Widiarta to break down what makes the wave tick, and he gave us an in-depth look at the mechanics of Padang Padang.
In just a few weeks the surfing world’s attention will turn to the Indonesian island of Bali when the Rip Curl Cup returns to the storied lefthand barrels of Padang Padang. The opening ceremony kicks off the action to surfing’s premier renegade contest on July 9.
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Bethany Hamilton (USA) has once again scored the wildcard to the fifth stop on the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), the Outerknown Fiji Pro.
Pauline Ado (FR) has just won the Gold Medal at the 2017 ISA World Surfing Games. Held at the Grande Plage in Biarritz, France, the event offered up small but fun conditions for three straight days. And through a superstar final featuring some of the world’s best female surfers, it was Team France’s Pauline Ado […]
Adriano de Souza (BRA) claimed a passionate victory today at the fourth stop on the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), the Oi Rio Pro presented by Corona, after besting Adrian Buchan (AUS) in six-to-eight foot (2 – 2.5 metre) conditions at Praia de Itaúna in Saquarema.