Raditya Rondi Crowned O’Neil’s “Freak of the Reef”

Raditya Rondi Crowned O’Neil’s “Freak of the Reef”

In a riveting 30 minute duel in epic conditions on the final day of the O’Neill Freak of the Reef Challenge at Yoyos Bay in West Sumbawa, Bali’s Raditya Rondi aggressively took charge of the solid 6 foot plus waves and posted a string of impressive scores to best fellow Bali ripper Pepen Hendrik, adding a second West Sumbawa trophy sword to his trophy collection and receiving a winner’s check for Rp 15 million ($1,600 USD), proving he was indeed the “Freak of the Reef.”

O’Neill Freak of the Reef kicks off in West Sumbawa

O’Neill Freak of the Reef kicks off in West Sumbawa

The O’Neill Freak of the Reef Challenge in West Sumbawa got started today with the first round being completed at scenic Yoyo’s Beach in 3-4 foot waves and sideshore winds, providing the perfect setup for Indonesia’s top surfers to work out the travel kinks and get their game on.

O’Neill launches Freak of the Reef Challenge at Scar Reef

O’Neill launches Freak of the Reef Challenge at Scar Reef

The O’Neill and Coca-Cola ISC crews have been busy preparing for the start of the inaugural O’Neill Freak of the Reef Challenge, which will take place during the three day period from June 28 to July 1st in West Sumbawa, Indonesia.