Padang Padang, Bali, Indonesia (Thursday, July 19, 2018): Patience was rewarded at Padang Padang Thursday for the Finals of the 2018 Rip Curl Cup. After playing coy last year and withholding the world-class waves required to hold the WSL specialty event, Padang Padang returned with a vengeance in 2018, producing one of the most spectacular two [...]
After an epic weekend of big waves and gutsy surfing performances by a crop of Southeast Asia’s best young surfers, Kona Eru (13, Sanur, Bali) and Taina Izquierdo (15, Uluwatu, Bali) emerged victorious at the Rip Curl GromSearch National Finals, held in pumping surf at world famous Uluwatu. Southeast Asia’s top groms proved their toughness [...]
Stop number 3 of the 2017 Rip Curl GromSearch Series went ahead this week-end with one hundred entries from all over the world - including kids from New Zealand, Australia, Brazil, Sweden, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Chile as well as the most talented young surfers from all over Indoneasia including Lombok, Sumbawa, Java and Bali. Kids [...]
Padang Padang, Bali – Monday, 10 July 2017: 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 [...]
Bali, Indonesia – Thursday, 6 July 2017: The world’s best tube riders are ready to gather at Bali’s most iconic wave on Sunday, July 9th for the Rip Curl Cup Opening Ceremony. All are welcome to attend the traditional festivities at Padang Padang Beach to bless the event with good waves and to welcome the [...]
INVITEES ANNOUNCED FOR RIP CURL CUP 2017 TRIALS WEEK SET TO KICK OFF THE ACTION SATURDAY, JULY 1ST IN BALI Bali, Indonesia – Wednesday, 28 June 2017: Rip Curl has officially announced the 16 surfers invited to compete in the Rip Curl Cup 2017, to be held on the best day of waves at Padang [...]
Contest Lineup (C) RIP CURL Bali, Indonesia – Monday, 19 June 2017: In just a few weeks the surfing world’s attention will turn to the Indonesian island of Bali when the Rip Curl Cup returns to the storied lefthand barrels of Padang Padang. The opening ceremony kicks off the action to surfing’s premier renegade contest [...]

KETUT AGUS / (c) RIP CURL Cimaja, West Java – Monday, 15 May 2017: The 2017 GromSearch Series continued for the second stop this week-end at Cimaja, West Java. Numbers of ripping young surfers from Java, Bali, Sumbawa, Phillipines and Thailand gathered here to compete in an exciting, safe and friendly environment. Smashing skills were […]

Lombok – Monday, 24 April 2017: First stop of Rip Curl GromSearch 2017 went ahead this week-end with the most talented young surfers from Lombok, Sumbawa, Java and Bali. Competing in an exciting, safe and friendly environment high voltage action from competitors across all divisions including Under 16’s, Under 14’s and under 12’s with the […]

Rip Curl is excited to announce their 14th Annual GromSearch series launching in April this year. The Rip Curl GromSearch series are youth surfing events that include boys and girls divisions in 16 and under, 14 and under, and 12 and under age groups,  commonly referred to as “groms”, the aim of the GromSearch is [...]

Oney Anwar / Pic ®RipCurl This year will mark Oney Anwar’s 14th year together with Rip Curl.    The talented young natural foot Surfer from Lakey Peak, Sumbawa Indonesia, has extended his contract with long-term sponsor Rip Curl, renewing a partnership that started when he was just nine years old!   “I am so stoked […]