EVENT REPORTS

Erick Damian Wins Rip Curl GromSearch #3 series in Cimaja Jawa Barat!

10 April 2014

Cimaja, West Java, 7 April 2014; Last weekend the Rip Curl GromSearch returned to the famous cobble stone point break of Cimaja beach, Pelabuhan Ratu Jawa Barat after a 4 year break.  more


Rip Curl GromSearch Scores Gold in Sumbawa!

25 March 2014

25th March 2014 ; Stop #2 of the Rip Curl GromSearch was held in Sumbawa over the weekend and saw the best young surfers from all over Indonesia compete in flawless 3ft conditions at the famous break - Lakey Peak.  more


Bali Groms Dominate at stop #1 of Rip Curl GromSearch Series Senggigi, Lombok.

11 March 2014

11th March 2014, Senggigi, Lombok; Rip Curl GromSearch 1st event of the 2014 series took to the road this weekend in Senggigi beach Lombok, where the Rip Curl Team landed to find the best Groms and offer them tickets to the National Finals.  more


Arip Nurhidayat, Daisy Valdez, and Jhenard Fernandez Crowned Coast Thru Life Single and Unattached Classic Single Fin Champions at VSM Beach Break Event in La Union, Philippines

24 February 2014

23 February 2014, San Juan, Philippines:  The Coast Thru Life Single and Unattached Classic Single Fin VSM Beach Break Invitational 2014 enjoyed an exciting finale yesterday at Mona Liza Point with Arip Nurhidayat (INA), Daisy Valdez (PHL) and Jhenard Fernandez (PHL) more


Beach Break Single & Unattached Classic Single Fin Longboard Contest Kicks off at Carille Point in Flawless Conditions

22 February 2014

21 February 2014, San Juan, Philippines:  The Beach Break Single and Unattached Classic Single Fin Longboard contest kicked off today in excellent 2-3 foot (1 meter) waves today at La Union’s Carille Point (also nicknamed “Jesus Point”), with the first round of the Men’s Division, round 1 and the quarterfinals of the Wo... more


Jun Chiiba (JPN) Wins Historic ASP/ASC Taiwan Open of Surfing over Yujiro Tsuji (JPN)

18 November 2013

18 November 2013 – Jinzun Harbor, Taitung: In a gripping and high flying finale in the 1-star ASP/6-star ASC Taiwan Open of Surfing Men’s Open Division yesterday, Japan’s June Chiiba came from behind in the dying minutes to overtake fellow Japanese final... more


Raditya Rondi (INA) Cliches 3rd Consecutive ASC Open Championship Title Today at ASP/ASC Taiwan Open of Surfing

16 November 2013

15 November 2013 – Jinzun Harbor, Taitung: Two-time Asian Surfing Champion Raditya Rondi from Bali, Indonesia clinched his third consecutive Open Championship Title today at the historic 1-star ASP/6-star ASC Taiwan Open of Surfing, when fellow Indonesian Dede Suryana of West Java knocked out Nusa Lembongan’s Putra Hermawan in Quar... more


Full Day at Taiwan Open of Surfing with Mens Open, Womens and Longboard Divisions all Seeing Action

16 November 2013

15 November 2013 – Jinzun Harbor, Taitung:  It was a very full day of competition on Day One of the ASP 1 Star WQS/ASC 6 Star Taiwan Open of Surfing, with the competition getting underway at 7:30am with Round 1 of the Men’s Open Division, then running through 4 heats of the Women’s Division, Round 1 of the Longboard Divis... more


Opening Ceremony Signals Beginning of ASP/ASC Taiwan Open of Surfing in Taitung

15 November 2013

14 November, Jinzun Harbor-Taitung County, Taiwan:  After a morning of free surfing at Jinzun Harbor, the international field of competitors and spectators gathered together with government official and the event organizers to officially launch the first ever co-sanctioned ASP-ASC 1 Star WQS Taiwan Open of Surfing this afternoon.  more


Raju Sena the Padma boy, claims Rip Curl GromSearch National Finals at Kuta Beach, Bali.

08 October 2013

HALFWAY KUTA BEACH - BALI: Grommets from all over Indonesia were on fire this weekend for the National Finals of the Rip Curl GromSearch 2013. From Bali to Lombok, Java to Sumbawa - 60 of the best young surfers came to the legendary Halfway Kuta Beach in quest of the National GromSearch Champion Title and a  chance to get an all-expenses-paid-... more


Closing Speeches and Prize Presentations Conclude an Epic 19th Annual Siargao International Surfing Cup at Cloud 9 in the Philippines

30 September 2013

29 September 2013, Siargao Island-Philippines:  After 5 memorable days of exciting competitive surfing by Asia’s best surfers at scenic Cloud 9, in what could only be described as dreamlike conditions with consistent 3-8 foot piping barrels, the 19th Annual Siargao International Surfing Cup concluded last evening at the Boulevard in ... more


Siargao Local Nilbie Blancada Wins 19th Annual Siargao International Surfing Cup Womens Division Title at Cloud Nine over Her Sister Nildie Rietenbach

28 September 2013

28 September 2013, Siargao Island-Philippines:  It was sister-on-sister today at the 19th Annual Siargao International Surfing Cup ASC 6 star Women’s Division final here at Cloud 9, where it was older sister Nildie (Blancada) Rietenbach on her backhand up against younger sister Nilbie Blancada on her forehand trading back-to-back bar... more


Putra Hermawan Wins the 19th Annual Siargao International Surfing Cup at Cloud Nine over Local Barrel Ace Rodolfo (Osot) Alcala

27 September 2013

27 September 2013, Siargao Island-Philippines:  In a 30 minute man-on man duel at the 19th Annual Siargao International Surfing Cup at Cloud 9 on Siargao Island today, Indonesia’s Putra Hermawan defeated Siargao’s local barrel ace Rodolfo “Osot” Alcala to win the ASC-sanctioned Men’s Open Division and bring ho... more


Lay Day Called at Cloud Nine on Day Three of the 19th Annual Siargao International Surfing Cup Due to Large and Unfavorable Conditions

26 September 2013

26 September 2013, Siargao Island-Philippines:  Due to large and unfavorable surf conditions, meaning 6-8 foot bombs detonating continuously on the Cloud 9 reef since sometime last night, a lay day has been called today at the 19th Annual Siargao International Surfing Cup. more


Semifinalists Decided in Absolute Barrel Fest and Two Perfect Scores at Cloud Nine on Day Two of the 19th Annual Siargao International Surfing Cup

25 September 2013

25 September 2013, Siargao Island-Philippines:  In a day full of impressive surfing performances by Asia’s best surfers in nothing short of fantastic barreling Cloud 9, the semifinalists of the ASC Men’s Open Division were decided today at the 19th Annual Siargao International Surfing Cup on Siargao Island, Philippines. more


Siargao Locals Post Highest Scores in Pumping Cloud Nine Perfection and Top Seed Raditya Rondi Eliminated on Day One of the 19th Annual Siargao International Surfing Cup

24 September 2013

24 September 2013, Siargao Island-Philippines:  Living up to its reputation as one of the world’s best righthand barreling waves, Cloud 9 delivered solid 5-6 foot perfection today to start the ASC 6 star Men’s Open Division of the 19th Annual Siargao International Surfing Cup, with the Siargao locals showing off their tube ridi... more


The 19th Annual Siargao Surfing Cup at Cloud 9 Officially Opened Today Solid Swell on Top for Tomorrows Start

24 September 2013

23 September 2013, Siargao Island – Philippines:  The 19th Annual Siargao Surfing Cup was officially opened today with the ceremonial breaking of a surfboard by the Hon. Benito C. Bengzon Jr, the Hon. Francisco T. Matugas, the Hon. Sol. F. Matuga, and Mayor Jaime P. Rusillon after speeches, singing and dancing, and the introduction o... more


West Javas Dede Suryana Wins Inaugural Aceh International Surfing Championship at Simeulue Island

25 August 2013

24 August 2013, Simeulue Island, Aceh-Indonesia:  In a race to beat both the setting sun and his three rivals in the 30 minute final of the inaugural ASC sanctioned 6 star Aceh International Surfing Championship 2013 yesterday, with just 5 minutes left on the clock West Java’s Dede Suryana found the wave he needed and blasted turn af... more


The Aceh International Surfing Championship 2013 on Simeulue Island Fires Up with Opening Ceremony and Two Rounds of Surfing

25 August 2013

22 August 2013, Simeulue Island, Aceh-Indonesia:  The first-ever professional surf contest on beautiful Simeulue Island got underway today with a colorful and fascinating opening ceremony, followed by the completion of the first two rounds of the 6-star ASC sanctioned Aceh International Surfing Championship 2013. more


Balis Mega Semadhi Wins 10th Annual Rip Curl Cup in Classic Padang-Padang Barrels.

12 August 2013

11 August 2013, Bali-Indonesia:  After being pipped at the buzzer by American Chris Ward in the final seconds of last year’s Rip Curl Cup, Bali’s Mega Semadhi finally reaped the rewards of a Rip Curl Cup victory today, locking into a classic late afternoon Padang-Padang barrel with one minute and 40 seconds remaining to leapfro... more