Count Down begins to the 2014 Rip Curl GromSearch National Final

Count Down begins to the 2014 Rip Curl GromSearch National Final

Grommets will rule once again as the 11th annual Rip Curl GromSearch National final comes down in the crystal clear waters and perfect waves of Nusa Lembongan, Bali. September 27th & 28th will find Indonesia’s most talented young surfers, who earned their spots by winning regional GromSearch event qualifiers in Java, Lombok, Sumbawa and Bali, getting the opportunity to write themselves into Indonesian Surfing folklore.

Raju Sena on rampage at the Halfway Grommet Attack

Raju Sena on rampage at the Halfway Grommet Attack

Top Indonesian and international junior surfers attacked super fun 2 – 4ft wave peaks at Halfway Beach in Kuta, Bali, during the season-opening Halfway Grommet Attack on Sunday 22 June 2014. Sanctioned by the ASC, age divisions at this event included Under 12 and Under 16 for the boys, Under 16 for the girls, and a Pushing Division for the micro groms who still need help getting into waves.

Pat Curren and Brisa Hennessy wins the 10 year anniversary Rip Curl GromSearch International final at Lakey Peak

Pat Curren and Brisa Hennessy wins the 10 year anniversary Rip Curl GromSearch International final at Lakey Peak

Lakey Peak, Dompu provided the best surf ever for a Rip Curl GromSearch event to decide the boys division of the International GromSearch final. Pat Curren (California, USA) and Jacob Willcox (Margret River, Western Australia) traded overhead sized waves in an amazing final, with the Californian posting a total heat score of 19.63 (out of a possible 20) points, that included a perfect 10 point ride, to hold off the Australian.

10 Year anniversary of the Rip Curl GromSearch International Final set for Lakey Peak

10 Year anniversary of the Rip Curl GromSearch International Final set for Lakey Peak

International junior surfing competitors are arriving in Indonesia to prepare for the 10th anniversary of the Rip Curl GromSearch International Final, held at Lakey Peak in Dompu province of Sumbawa, Indonesia.For the first time in the ten year history of the prestigious event, the International title will be decided outside of it’s traditional home of Bells Beach, Australia.

Rip Curl GromSearch Scores Gold in Sumbawa

Rip Curl GromSearch Scores Gold in Sumbawa

Stop #2 of the Rip Curl GromSearch was held in Sumbawa over the weekend and saw the best young surfers from all over Indonesia compete in flawless 3ft conditions at the famous break – Lakey Peak.

Raju Sena claims Rip Curl GromSearch National Finals at Kuta Beach

Raju Sena claims Rip Curl GromSearch National Finals at Kuta Beach

Grommets from all over Indonesia were on fire this weekend for the National Finals of the Rip Curl GromSearch 2013. From Bali to Lombok, Java to Sumbawa – 60 of the best young surfers came to the legendary Halfway Kuta Beach in quest of the National GromSearch Champion Title and a chance to get an all-expenses-paid-trip to the International Final “Somewhere” in 2014.