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Rip Curl Cup Called Off; Next Call Friday July 28 At 7 AM

Rip Curl Cup Called Off; Next Call Friday July 28 At 7 AM

AFTERNOON UPDATE from Padang Padang at 2 PM local time: The Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang remains on High Alert, but has been called off for today in hopes of larger surf tomorrow. Next competition call will be made Friday, July 28 at 6:30 AM local time for a potential 7 AM start to Round […]

Rip Curl Cup On ‘High Alert’ For Possible Thursday Start At Padang Padang

Rip Curl Cup On ‘High Alert’ For Possible Thursday Start At Padang Padang

The 2017 Rip Curl Cup is officially on “High Alert” to be held on Thursday, July 27th at Padang Padang. With an impressive SW swell currently tracking towards Bali, event directors have changed the official event status to “Amber” and surfers are now on high alert for a Thursday, 7 AM local start time to […]

Filipe Toledo Wins The J Bay Open

Filipe Toledo Wins The J Bay Open

Filipe Toledo has won the Corona Open J-Bay today after besting 2017 CT Rookie Frederico Morais in the Final. Stop No. 6 of 11 on the 2017 Championship Tour was graced with flawless conditions, resulting in barrier-breaking performances by the world’s best surfers, eight perfect 10-point rides and no shortage of drama.

J-Bay Goes Wild!

J-Bay Goes Wild!

Wednesday’s action at the Corona Open J-Bay got off to a stunning start, as Filipe Toledo delivered the the best aerial surfing ever seen in competition during his do-over battle with Jordy Smith and Julian Wilson. The Brazilian stuck two lofty alley-oops in a row on one wave to earn a perfect 10, and the […]

Opening Ceremony Kicks Off Rip Curl Cup 2017 Waiting Period

Opening Ceremony Kicks Off Rip Curl Cup 2017 Waiting Period

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 […]

Rip Curl Announced The 16 Surfers For 2017 Padang Padang Cup

Rip Curl Announced The 16 Surfers For 2017 Padang Padang Cup

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.

Break Down The Ins and Outs of Padang Padang

Break Down The Ins and Outs of Padang Padang

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.

Countdown to 2017 Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang Begins

Countdown to 2017 Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang Begins

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.