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After four days of great waves and hard fought heats the 2015 Quiksilver Uluwatu Challenge presented by Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia and the Australian Embassy Jakarta has come to an end with Australia’s Jared Hickel (Cronulla, NSW/AUS) defeating Jean De Silva (Brazil) in the Final yesterday.
Day one of the Quiksilver Uluwatu Challenge presented by Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia and the Australian Embassy Jakarta kicked off today in 4 to 5 foot waves at the Race Tracks section of the famed Uluwatu on Bali’s Bukit Peninsula. This year’s event is dual sanctioned by the World Surf League (WSL) and the Asian Surfing Championship tour (ASC) and hold a QS1,000 rating.
Is it along the Gold Coast in Australia, Mavericks in California, South Africa’s Supertubes, Uluwatu in Bali, or the monumental Nazaré in Portugal?
Whether you’re a beginner or a hardcore boarder, this ‘Surfer’s Bucket List’ will give you a great insight into the best places to surf around the world and the biggest recorded waves at these spots, and hopefully you can start ticking them off your own bucket list one-by-one!
This infographic was originally posted on The Beach House Company.
Welcome to the Padang Pulse, the Rip Curl Cup update show. The Pulse will be coming to you twice a week over the duration of the Rip Curl Cup waiting period, and will bring you freesurf footage and interviews with Rip Curl Cup competitors, all the latest event goings on, and up to the minute surf forecasts. Continue reading
With less than two weeks remaining until the start of the Quiksilver Uluwatu Challenge presented by Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia and the Australian Embassy Jakarta, the heat draw is rapidly filling up with 70 out of the 96 spots already filled with WSL Qualifying Series and ASC competitors frothing at the thought of surfing Bali’s iconic and historic Uluwatu with just 3 other surfers in the water.
The 2015 edition of the Rip Curl Cup is underway, with the Rip Curl Cup Trials run and won today at Uluwatu. With the main event field reduced this year, the battle for the one position up for grabs for was as tight as it’s ever been between the 32 Indonesian competitors.
The 12th edition of the Rip Curl Cup gets underway on August 1, and as is tradition Rip Curl will commence proceedings with a spectacular celebration to signify the opening of the competition waiting period that same day.
At sunrise, when the tide begins to rise, the crystal clear water still bathes the reef bordering the cliffs of Uluwatu, Bali. This is a perfect playground for this Dugong (Dongong dugon: Vulnerable marine mammal in danger of extinction).
One of the world’s most iconic surfing locations is set to join the World Surf League Qualifying Series calendar in 2015. The Quiksilver Uluwatu Challenge will run from 13-16 August. The event will also be co-sanctioned by the Asian Surfing Championship (ASC), helping to maximize exposure and opportunities for local surfers.