Rip Curl Cup Called Off; Next Call Friday July 28 At 7 AM

Rip Curl Cup Called Off; Next Call Friday July 28 At 7 AM

AFTERNOON UPDATE from Padang Padang at 2 PM local time: The Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang remains on High Alert, but has been called off for today in hopes of larger surf tomorrow. Next competition call will be made Friday, July 28 at 6:30 AM local time for a potential 7 AM start to Round […]

Rip Curl Padang Cup On Standby for Possible Thursday 3 PM Start

Rip Curl Padang Cup On Standby for Possible Thursday 3 PM Start

Padang Padang, Bali – Thursday, 27 July 2017: MORNING UPDATE from Padang Padang at 6:15AM: The Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang is currently on STANDBY this morning while event directors wait for the brunt of the anticipated SW swell to fill in completely. Next competition call will be made at 2PM local time for a […]

Rip Curl Cup On ‘High Alert’ For Possible Thursday Start At Padang Padang

Rip Curl Cup On ‘High Alert’ For Possible Thursday Start At Padang Padang

The 2017 Rip Curl Cup is officially on “High Alert” to be held on Thursday, July 27th at Padang Padang. With an impressive SW swell currently tracking towards Bali, event directors have changed the official event status to “Amber” and surfers are now on high alert for a Thursday, 7 AM local start time to […]

Photos: The Rip Curl Padang Cup – Expression Session

Photos: The Rip Curl Padang Cup – Expression Session

The Rip Curl Padang Cup – Expression Session last Friday While the anticipated swell delivered on Friday, conditions were too inconsistent to run the Padang Cup, so the event organizers utilized the opportunity for an expression session for invitees. The boys clearly enamored with the chance to surf uncrowded Padang, gave us a glimpse of what’s in store for the contest

Video: Top 5 Moments in Rip Curl Cup History

Video: Top 5 Moments in Rip Curl Cup History

This article is a lie. In its 13-year history, there have been way too many amazing moments at the Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang to choose just five. And when Padang Padang awakens for this year’s Rip Curl Cup, we’ll undoubtedly see at least five more jaw-dropping turn of events that could make this list. […]

The Chosen One: Mega Semadhi

The Chosen One: Mega Semadhi

You’d be hard pressed to find a surfer out at Padang Padang with more local street cred than Mega Semadhi. He’s the local of the local surfers in the Rip Curl Cup. Mega grew around the corner at Bingin, owns the food truck in the car park, and is on it for practically every good […]

Opening Ceremony Kicks Off Rip Curl Cup 2017 Waiting Period

Opening Ceremony Kicks Off Rip Curl Cup 2017 Waiting Period

Invited athletes and surf fans from around the globe gathered at Padang Padang beach on Sunday for the opening ceremony of the Rip Curl Cup 2017. They came from far and wide to bless the event with good waves, a safe competition, and officially christen the start of the holding period to the one of […]

Video: Freight Train – The Search

Video: Freight Train – The Search

he found himself standing on a remote East African coastline, shivering as the sun rose and the fog lingered, camera in hand. All surfers dream of this mantra – only few have the gift of living it.