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Padma Beach Delivers The Goods For Billabong Grommet Attack Series 2

Padma Beach Delivers The Goods For Billabong Grommet Attack Series 2

Picture perfect Padma Beach delivered the goods yesterday in the second leg of the Billabong Grommet Attack 2015 series. 2-3 foot waves rolled in under blue skies and off shore winds, creating a peaceful scene that was in direct contrast to the highly competitive grom action taking place out in the water. And indeed they did, with verve and determination, having to be boated out to the distant line-up and then left to paddle in. “That is the physical education element of this contest” laughed parent Cacho Izquierdo, “It’ll put a little meat on their bones”. 



Billabong Grommet Attack Event #2 Set for Padma Beach on June 25

Billabong Grommet Attack Event #2 Set for Padma Beach on June 25

After a successful opener at Sanur Reef on May 31st that attracted quite a crowd of both spectators and groms, the second event of the three event series will get underway at Padma Beach on Thursday June 25th. Originally scheduled for June 28th, the event has been called up a few days early as the swell forecasters are all predicting a massive swell to hit on Saturday the 27th, rendering Padma totally unusable for any event,let alone a grommet event on Sunday.

The First of The Billabong Grommet Attack Series Kicks Off in Sanur

The First of The Billabong Grommet Attack Series Kicks Off in Sanur

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”.

Andre Anwar Heats Things Up at The Rip Curl Gromsearch #3 at Krakal Beach

Andre Anwar Heats Things Up at The Rip Curl Gromsearch #3 at Krakal Beach

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 […]

2015 Rip Curl Gromsearch at Padma Beach! The Dream: Part II

2015 Rip Curl Gromsearch at Padma Beach! The Dream: Part II

It was a day of love, sweat and tears at Padma Beach as Rip Curl kicked off its second Gromsearch series competition in friendly 2-3, dry season surf. Under a blazing, clear blue sky, Indonesia’s best under 16yr old surfers took to the water in front of one of the heaviest crowds Bali can offer.

Raju Sena Crowned Halfway Grommet Attack Champion

Raju Sena Crowned Halfway Grommet Attack Champion

Perfect chest-to-head high, and bigger Halfway-Kuta, beach break peaks greeted the fourth and final Halfway Grommet Attack event on a sunny Sunday, 5 October 2014 in Bali. Grommet rippers attacked the predominantly right-hand long waves of Kuta, linking turns and airs all the way to the beach across the lengthy sandbar, a fitting finale for the stacked list of Indonesian and international junior surfers.