What happens when Kalani Robb, Rizal Tanjung, and Benji Weatherly meet for an all-day Uluwatu session?
Honolulu’s Kekoa Cazimero has had a busy summer chasing Balinese waves.
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.
The first 7 heats of the day saw 28 of Indonesia’s best surfers battle it out for the last 16 spots in the main event. One competitor who moved through to the main event was Bali’s Wayan Betet Merta, who posted the highest heat total of the trials, a 16.25 from two long backhand barrel rides. Merta was lucky to overcome Dex Scoot who posted a perfect 10-point-ride with the longest barrel of the morning
Is it along the Gold Coast in Australia, Mavericks in California, South Africa’s Supertubes, Uluwatu’s Break 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!
he Pulse will be coming to you twice a week over the duration of the Rip Curl Cup waiting period, and in episode one we meet former world tour competitor and first time Rip Curl Cup combatant Damien Hobgood
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).