EVENT REPORTS

Locals run wild at Uluwatu as the quest for the Cup kicks off

01 August 2015

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.  more


Rip Curl Cup Opening Ceremony and Trials Scheduled for this weekend!

29 July 2015

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. more


BILLABONG GROMMET ATTACK SERIES CROWNS SERIES CHAMPIONS IN EXCITING FINALE AT KUTA BEACH

22 July 2015

BALI, INDONESIA – The third and final event of the Billabong Grommet Attack 2015 Series finished up on Sunday, 19 July 2015, at Halfway, Kuta Beach, in an exciting showcase of Bali’s best up-and-coming junior surfers.  more


PADMA BEACH DELIVERS THE GOODS FOR BILLABONG GROMMET ATTACK SERIES 2

27 June 2015

BALI, INDONESIA – Picture perfect Padma Beach delivered the goods yesterday in the second leg of the Billabong Grommet Attack 2015 series. 2-3 foot waves rolled in under blue skies and off shore winds, creating a peaceful scene that was in direct contrast to the highly competitive grom action taking place out in the water. more


Dede Suryana, Nilbie Blancada, Samuel Pupo, and Sophie Fletcher Take Wins at Quiksilver Canggu Challenge in Bali

22 June 2015

22 June 2015, Kuta-Bali:  Capping off a non-stop action-packed two days of competition at the Quiksilver Canggu Challenge at Bali’s favorite wave playground of Canggu yesterday, 2014 ASC Champion Dede Suryana claimed the Men’s Open victory in an exciting battle of Asia’s best surfing champions, while the Philippines Nilbi... more


Quiksilver Canggu Challenge Celebrates International Surfing Day with Pumping Waves and Non-Stop Action

21 June 2015

20 June 2015, Canggu-Bali: Canggu Beach was undoubtedly the perfect place to celebrate International Surfing Day today at the start Quiksilver Canggu Challenge, as a massive 44 of the 66 heats of the competition were run in a double bank format on Day One, to give the overfull crowd of 100 plus amping competitors their shot at surfing Bali&rsq... more


THE FIRST OF THE BILLABONG GROMMET ATTACK SERIES KICKS OFF IN SANUR, BALI

03 June 2015

BALI, INDONESIA – Due to tough, windy conditions, Sanur Reef was chosen on the eleventh hour to take the setting for the first leg of the Billabong Grommet Attack 2015 series. But as surfers, we are all well aware that Mother Nature can change her mind without notice, and unfortunately, more


JAVA LAVA! ANDRE ANWAR HEATS THINGS UP AT THE RIP CURL GROMSEARCH #3 AT KRAKAL BEACH, JAVA, INDONESIA

13 May 2015

May 10, Krakal Beach, Gunung Kidul, DI Yogyakarta, Java – With a brand new spot, a brand new format and a brand new opportunity for Java’s hottest junior surfers, Rip Curl Gromsearch #3 unleashed the most talented pool of surfers yet into 6 foot surf off Krakal Beach, Java. With most surfers weighing in well under 45 kilos, more


Philippa Anderson Wins 8th Annual Siargao International Womens Surfing Cup Presented by Volcom, Skullcandy & Silangan over Local Nilbie Blancada

08 May 2015

7 May 2015, Siargao Island, Philippines: In an exciting finale to the 8th annual Siargao International Women’s Surfing Cup presented by Volcom, Skullcandy & Silangan today, Australia’s  Philippa Anderson found a way to best Cloud 9’s top women surfer Nildie Blancada in an extended 40 minute woman-on-woman final and co... more


Semifinals and Final on Tap for Tomorrow at the 8th Annual Siargao International Womens Surfing Cup Presented by Volcom, Skullcandy & Silangan

07 May 2015

7 May 2015, Siargao Island, Philippines:  The quarterfinals were completed this morning in wind affected 3-4 foot Cloud 9 at the 8th annual Siargao International Women’s Surfing Cup presented by Volcom, Skullcandy and Silangan, with two of Siargao’s best women surfers and two international women surfers left to battle it out to... more


Quarterfinalists Decided Today at the 8th Annual Siargao International Womens Surfing Cup Presented by Volcom, Skullcandy & Silangan

06 May 2015

6 May 2015, Siargao Island, Philippines:  The 8 quarterfinalists were decided today in solid 4-5 foot pumping Cloud 9 on the second day of the 8th annual Siargao International Women’s Cup presented by Volcom, Skullcandy and Silangan, setting up for a big day tomorrow as they are now into the money rounds and heading for the whopping ... more


8th Annual Siargao International Womens Surfing Cup Presented by Volcom, Skullcandy & Silangan Sees High Scores for Top Seeds on Day 1

05 May 2015

5 May 2015, Siargao Island, Philippines:  The 8th annual Siargao International Women's Surfing Cup presented by Volcom, Skullcandy and the Silangan Mindanao Mining Company, kicked off early this morning in the blazing sunrise at just after 6:30 am, and by the end of 8 heats of competition the field of 24 was narrowed down to 16, with t... more


8th Annual Siargao International Surfing Cup Presented by Volcom, Skullcandy & Silangan Set for Early Start Tomorrow Morning at Cloud 9

04 May 2015

4 May 2015, Siargao Island, Philippines:  The international competitors have all arrived in the idyllic island paradise of Siargao Island ready for the start of the 8th annual Siargao International Surfing Cup presented by Volcom, Skullcandy and the Silangan Mindanao Mining Company, and after the registration and briefing this afternoon by... more


Pumping Waves at the Komune Bali Pro pres. by The Mad Hueys Taj Burrow leads the charge into tomorrows finals day

03 May 2015

Keramas, Bali/Indonesia (Sunday, May 3, 2015) - The swells pumped at Keramas today as the high seeds entered the water on day two at the World Surf League QS1000 Rated Komune Bali Pro presented by The Mad Hueys. more


Vans Cloud 9 Masters Finishes Up in Barreling Waves with Piso Alcala the Open Champ, Rina Kitazawa Winning the Womens Division, and Mike Escoltura the Junior Champ

01 May 2015

1 May 2015, Siargao Island, Philippines:  The early morning light yesterday morning revealed the welcome sight of iconic Cloud 9 offering up glassy and barreling 2-4 foot perfection to start the final day of the Van’s Cloud 9 Masters, a day that would see wave and weather conditions run from glassy and calm to a torrential downpour a... more


Two Rounds of Mens Open and Juniors Completed and Women See Action Today at Vans Cloud 9 Masters

30 April 2015

29 April 2015, Siargao Island, Philippines:  In windy 2-3 foot surf on Day 2 of the Vans Cloud 9 Masters, all divisions saw action in a day that certainly tested all the competitors mastery of tricky conditions, but certainly the cream is rising to the top as in most heats the winners were clearly and emphatically up to the task. more


Day One of Vans Cloud 9 Masters Has Top Seeds Through to Round 2 in Mens Open Division

28 April 2015

28 April 2015, Siargao Island, Philippines:  It was a very full day of competition with 16 heats of Round One of the Men’s Open Division completed as well as 8 heats of Round One of the Junior Division to open the Vans Cloud 9 Masters today in 3-4 foot wind affected but very contestable waves. more


Vans Cloud 9 Masters To Kick Off This Morning with Mens Open Division

28 April 2015

28 April 2015, Siargao Island, Philippines:  The Vans Cloud 9 Masters Men’s Division will see first action this morning at the Philippines most iconic surf break of Cloud 9 on Siargao Island, where a total prize purse of Php 100,000 (over USD $2,000) up for grabs between the Men’s Open, Women’s Open, and Junior Divisions ... more


2015 RIP CURL GROMSEARCH AT PADMA BEACH! The Dream: part II

13 April 2015

Padma Beach, Bali, April 13th, 2015- It was a day of love, sweat and tears at Padma Beach as Rip Curl kicked off its second Gromsearch series competition in friendly 2-3, dry season surf. Under a blazing, clear blue sky, Indonesia’s best under 16yr old surfers more


India Surf Festival 2015

06 April 2015

Check out these video's from the first ever ASC sanctioned event in India back in February.  It was the fourth time the ISF has organized this unique watersports event, complete with art, music, yoga, SUP, kitesurfing, surfing, and an emphasis on Girl Power, in a beautiful stretch of coastline in the Bay of Bengal. more