World’s Best Tuberiders Draw Their Heats at Rip Curl Cup Opening Ceremony

World’s Best Tuberiders Draw Their Heats at Rip Curl Cup Opening Ceremony

An elite group of tuberiding specialists gathered at Padang Padang beach on Sunday for the opening ceremony of the 2012 Rip Curl Cup. They came from as far away as Tahiti, Hawaii, California, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Brazil to draw their heats and find out who they will surf against in the opening round of competition.

2012 Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang Opening Ceremony

2012 Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang Opening Ceremony

The 32 surfers invited to compete in the 2012 Rip Curl Cup Invitational at Padang Padang will gather at Bali’s most revered wave this weekend for the event’s opening ceremony.

Rip Curl Releases Artist of the Search T-Shirts

Rip Curl Releases Artist of the Search T-Shirts

Rip Curl has officially released the much-anticipated event artwork for the 2012 Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang Invitational. In just one month the event poster will be seen all over the island of Bali when the countdown to the “Ultimate Tuberiding Contest” begins (July 15 – Aug. 26, 2012).

Countdown to Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang Trials Begins

Countdown to Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang Trials Begins

Twelve of the best surfers from Bali’s famed Bukit Peninsula are primed for the trials of the 2012 Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang Invitational. They will be competing for two local wildcard spots in the main event. The Rip Curl Cup trials will be held over one day between July 1 and July 14, either at Padang Padang or Uluwatu, depending on swell conditions.

Seen and Heard in Bali

Seen and Heard in Bali

Whether you’re out in the water waiting in a lull between sets, hanging at the warung after a surf, or relaxing after a day of chasing waves across the island, you see things, hear things, notice things. Things the coconut wireless is abuzz about, things mentioned with a knowing look, a chuckle, things some prefer […]