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Get Ready For GromSearch Indonesia Series #4 at Bengkulu, West Sumatra.

Get Ready For GromSearch Indonesia Series #4 at Bengkulu, West Sumatra.

Continuing the Search for Indonesia’s best groms, Rip Curl will be kicking off Gromsearch #4 at its most remote location yet in Bengkulu, West Sumatra. A little known hot spot for young surfing talent, Bengkulu is a fabulous stretch of beachbreaks to the south of the capital of Sumatran capital of Padang. Lying just below […]

Photos: Kids Practicing For Rip Curl Gromsearch

Photos: Kids Practicing For Rip Curl Gromsearch

Rip Curl Gromsearch Series #3 coming to Canggu, Bali this weekend and the registration for the #3 Gromsearch competition has officially opened. Watch the kids warming up for the upcoming gromsearch!

Video: Rip Curl Gromsearch – West Java Stop #2

Video: Rip Curl Gromsearch – West Java Stop #2

Rip Curl’s GromSearch #2 turned up the heat at Batu Karas, West Java last weekend as Indonesia’s hottest Under 16 year old surfers displayed exactly the kind of surfing that this contest series was created to inspire. High flying maneuvers were the order of the day at the “Malibu of Indonesia” highlighted by the hottest battle of the year when Ketut Agus, title defender from Gromsearch #1 at Lombok, dramatically lost his number one spot to Padma’s Raju Sena.

The Grommets Are Rocking West Java

The Grommets Are Rocking West Java

The second series of the GromSearch turned on the heat at Batu Karas, West Java last weekend. Grommets were flying through the air, making 360s and blew the crowd’s mind away in the hottest battle of the year when Ketut Agus, title defender from the last series at Lombok lost his number one spot to Raju Sena.

Ketut Agus and Suma Longbottom take the titles at Lombok

Ketut Agus and Suma Longbottom take the titles at Lombok

Rip Curl’s Gromsearch lived up to its name by not only searching for the best young surfers in Indonesia but also searching for the best waves for them to surf in. After a last minute decision to move the contest from Senggigi Beach all the way across the island to Kuta Lombok’s famed Seger Beach, the Senggigi Boardriders jumped into action with transport and support and coordinated with the West side boys to make it all happen. Sure enough, the predicted swell moved in and gave the competitors a perfect field of 3-4 foot rights with light winds and yet another great, fair GromSearch was underway.