Results for Rip Curl Cup
A day later and we’re still frothing over the barrels that made the Rip Curl Cup 2012 at Padang Padang live up to its name. Continue reading
Last Thursday the IndoSurfLife.com forecast pointed to a South swell due to arrive on the Balinese Coast. While the conditions did not appear to be the best for Padang, the Rip Curl Cup organization, unwilling to miss even a chance of an epic day at Padang, made the call and at 6:00 am we were there to check what was happening.
Lee Wilson just won the Rip Curl Padang Cup. He beat an international field of handpicked tube-gurus (like Ryan Turner, Kalani Chapman and Chris Ward) and a local field of Padang Padang ninjas (like Rizal Tanjung, Garut Widiarta and Bol Purta). He did it in pumping surf. He did it with flair and style. And he did it on his backhand.