The 12th Annual Rip Curl GromSearch South East Asia Final will honor its legacy of finding the best waves for young competitors by holding the event in the perfect barrels of Keramas, Bali.
Bingin, September 22. A weekend of epic waves at the Bingin Open & family gathering 2015 presented by hurley culminated with the champions crowned in perfect four-foot Bukit Peninsula tubes. Agus Dag Sumertayasa claimed the open division, Nyoman Pill Suartika won the masters, Mega Artana took out the pro juniors, Ketut Agus the juniors and Cinta Hansel the pro junior girls, with winners of both the pro junior and pro divisions earning a free trip to the Mentawais thanks to one of our sponsors, Seabourn Surf Charter.
Tickle your free-surf fantasies with the fun of surfing in boardshorts as our team blazes the North Shore, Hawaii. Fins-free, airtime and fun pits with Owen, Wilko, Gabe and Mason. This will make you want to go surfing.
Three-time World Surf League (WSL) Champion Mick Fanning (AUS) has claimed the 2015 WSL Jeep Leader Jersey after squaring off against then-ratings’ leader Adriano de Souza (BRA) in a hotly-contested Final at the Hurley Pro at Trestles. On the women’s side, two-time WSL Women’s Champion Carissa Moore (HAW) bested South African Bianca Buitendag (ZAF) to […]
First time, undergunned and backhand? No problem! Mase takes on the dark blue pits of Chopes on the rare day a raw swell hit the islands before the crowds did.
Here some shots of Padang-padang yesterday.
Despite flawless four-to-five-foot waves on offer this morning Rip Curl Cup organisers have decided the event will not be in run in 2015. In the interests of the Cup’s integrity Rip Curl would rather not see heats go ahead than have them fought out in anything other than firing six-to-eight-foot conditions, as a mark of respect to the standing of the event. In the 12-year history of the competition this is only the second time that it has not been run.
Bethany Hamilton (HAW) has been awarded the coveted wildcard into the Swatch Women’s Pro and will compete alongside the world’s best female surfers in just two weeks time.
With conditions looking promising for a Padang Padang swell to strike Bali at the end of the month the Rip Curl Cup has been put on standby, with contest directors looking at potentially running the one day competition on September 1st. Although technically coming after the waiting period concludes, Rip Curl have made the decision to extend the window by a day to ensure that if the Rip Curl Cup runs it will be up to the incredible standard we have become used to over the 12-year history of the event.
Desert Point is Indonesian surfing’s favorite getaway. These days, the crowds are absurd at the first inkling of a swell, and the relatively amicable nature of the wave sees even entry-level surfers jumping on planes and ferries to access the longest barrel in the archipelago.