There was a good swell last weekend and Lacerations Lembongan goes big.Watch some epic session with Marlon Gerber, Putra Pulu, Adam Bennetts, Nyoman Blacky, Jochen Haak, Jay Phillips, Tipi Jabrik, and Betet Merta.
The Rip Curl Asia team upped the ante during free surfing this week in the SearchGPS Keramas Challenge. Check out how Garut Widiarta, Pepen Hendrik, Putra Hermawan, Dharmaputra Tonjo and Dedi Gun fared across a range of metrics – speed, wave count, ride length, distance paddled, and more.
With a massive 10-12 foot (3 meter) swell predicted to slam into the Bukit Peninsula of Bali towards the end of next week, Rip Curl has put the 24 local trialists on alert for a possible green light on either June 19 or 20th, just a few days after the start of the Trials waiting period that runs from June 14th to 30th.
Two-time Asian Surfing Champion Raditya Rondi from Bali, Indonesia clinched his third consecutive Open Championship Title today at the historic 1-star ASP/6-star ASC Taiwan Open of Surfing, when fellow Indonesian Dede Suryana of West Java knocked out Nusa Lembongan’s Putra Hermawan in Quarterfinal Four, who was the sole remaining threat to Rondi’s championship title.
In a 30 minute man-on man duel at the 19th Annual Siargao International Surfing Cup at Cloud 9 on Siargao Island today, Indonesia’s Putra Hermawan defeated Siargao’s local barrel ace Rodolfo “Osot” Alcala to win the ASC-sanctioned Men’s Open Division and bring home the $5,000 USD winner’s prize as well as 3,000 valuable ASC championship points.
Marlon Gerber, Putra Hermawan, Lee Wilson, Adam Bennett, and visiting Kiwi pro Ricardo Christie caught late-season waves a few days ago.
Putra “Pulu” Hermawan entered the Oakley Pro Bali as a late replacement for injured Travis Logie and made history as the first Indonesian to win an ASP WCT heat after eliminating Brett Simpson. On the next round he will face 11 time world surfing champion Kelly Slater.
The remaining two heats of Round 2 of the Oakley Pro Bali were completed this morning in clean three-to-five foot (1 – 1.5 metre) waves at Keramas.
The boys have been dominating the peak at Keramas the last few swells. Rumors are that in a desperate attempt to catch a few waves, some Australians tried to bribe Darmaputra Tonjo and the rest of the boys by promising them a bottle of Jack Daniels if they would accidentally miss a few waves of the set.
Between Java and Lombok lays the once sleepy island of Bali – now a surfing and tourist mecca. Here, Raditya Rondi, Putra Hermawan and Jeren Kiring surf daily the waves that we travel kilometres to enjoy. From ruling Kuta beachies, zipping down Poppies 2, or scoring pumping Padang Padang… these boys live the dream and display unbelievable skills.