Rip Curl Gromsearch was back last weekend in Canggu under the hot sun of Echobeach. The waves were of perfect size for all the grommets, and some barrels showed up to provide the Groms with some challenging conditions.
This coming Sunday 10th of March, the Series of Rip Curl’s Prestigious GromSearch youth Surfing event will take place in Echo Beach, Canggu, Bali.
Bonus footage from Jordy Smith’s latest movie “Bending Colours”.
A nice video made by Deus ex Machina featuring Canggu local super-grom, Riman Jayadi. Check this out.
A recent pulse delivered some fun waves to our Island of the Gods. A 3-4 ft swell hit on the 11th and 12th of December, and the local boys ventured out and about to enjoy their quota.
Bending Colours takes a distorted look at professional surfer Jordy Smith, changing the audience’s perspective on what form a surfing film can take. From an average school kid in South Africa to the professional world title threat he is today, this film tells the story of surfing prodigy, Jordy Smith.
Radical airs, sick barrels, the powerful and stylish surfing being demonstrated belies the contestants’ age.
Day 2 of the 2012 Oakley ASP World Junior Championships Bali saw the ladies hit the water for their opening round of competition today. Three foot (1.5 meter) right handers peeled down the reef at Echo Beach, Canggu, providing the perfect canvas for the women to battle to be the first ASP Women’s World Junior Champion to be crowned in Indonesia.
The 2012 Oakley ASP World Junior Championships Bali have been called on at Echo Beach, Canggu this morning. The day began with a Balinese blessing ceremony, with all competitors dressed in traditional attire on the black sand beach with clean and crisp 3 to 4 foot (1.5 meter) waves breaking on the reef out the front.
The 2012 Oakley World Pro Junior event waiting period will start off in leftover southwest swell that had peaked earlier in the week, although surfwill still be medium size at Canggu. Decreasing and smaller leftovers take over Sun/Mon. We’ll see a medium size south-southwest swell mix move in later Tue and Wed the 9th-10th, with a larger south-southwest swell for the 11th-12th. More south-southwest swell is on track for the 14th.