Inaugural Siargao International Women's Surfing Cup…

General Luna, Siargao / Philippines (Wednesday, May 3, 2017) - The Siargao International Women’s Surfing Cup is set to begin at the world famous Cloud 9 surfing break on the beautiful island of Siargao… Read More

Brent Dorrington Takes Out 2017 Komune Bali Pro pres.…

KERAMAS, Bali /IDN (Thursday, April 27, 2017) - Keramas was on fire for finals morning of the Komune Bali Pro pres. by The Mad Hueys, with only seven heats needed to run through the Quarters, Semis and… Read More

Top Seed Tackle Tubes at Komune Bali Pro pres. by…

KERAMAS, Bali /IDN (Tuesday, April 25, 2017) - Day three of the Komune Bali Pro pres. by The Mad Hueys saw big names, big scores and epic tubes as the East Coast of Bali continued to pump out epic surf… Read More

Quarterfinalists Decided at Komune Bali Pro pres.…

KERAMAS, Bali /IDN (Wednesday, April 26, 2017) - Keramas continues to produce the goods as the Komune Bali Pro pres. by The Mad Hueys ran through rounds four and five, leaving just eight worthy Quarterfinalists… Read More

Komune Bali Pro pres. by The Mad Hueys Kicks Off In…

KERAMAS, Bali / Indonesia (Sunday, April 23, 2017) - The Komune Bali Pro pres. by The Mad Hueys got underway in clean and pristine waves at this world renowned high-performance wave. The surf was in the… Read More

Ketut Agus and Dhea Natashya Triumph at Stop # 1 of…

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… Read More

WSL Set For Return To Keramas for Komune Bali Pro…

KERAMAS, Bali /IDN (Saturday, April 22, 2017) - The WSL Asia QS1,000 tour just wrapped up at the Krui Pro in Sumatra, Indonesia, and now the east coast of Bali is preparing for next week’s Komune Bali… Read More

Champions Crowned at First Ever Krui Pro In Sumatra

Tanjung Setia Beach, Sumatra, Indonesia (Thursday, April 20, 2017) - The day dawned and the line-up revealed pristine 4 - 6 foot long left-handers, setting the stage for an epic day of finals action.… Read More

Semifinalists Decided at Inaugural Krui Pro

Tanjung Setia Beach, Sumatra, Indonesia (Wednesday, April 19, 2017) - The main left-hander at Krui continued to product perfect long waves for competitors in Round 3 and the Quarterfinals of the men’s… Read More

Krui Pro Continues to Fire In South Sumatra

Tanjung Setia Beach, Sumatra, Indonesia (Monday, April 17, 2017) - Competition resumed in long pristine peeling lefthanders at the Krui Pro, with the second half of men’s Round One and the opening three… Read More

First Ever Krui Pro Starts In Excellent Surf

Tanjung Setia Beach, Sumatra, Indonesia (Sunday, April 16, 2017) - The remote town of Krui came alive this morning as competition was called on for the first heats of the inaugural Krui Pro. Situated… Read More

Inaugural Krui Pro Opens in Indonesia

Tanjung Setia Beach, Sumatra, Indonesia (Saturday, April 15, 2017) - WSL Asia is preparing for its back-to-back Indonesian events with the men’s and women’s QS1,000 Krui Pro set to run in excellent waves… Read More

WSL Asia Announces Siargao International Women’s Surfing…

COOLANGATTA, Queensland/AUS (Wednesday, March 5, 2017) - Siargao Island will be the host of the first ever World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) women’s event in the Philippines, the Siargao… Read More

WSL Relaunches Japan Region as WSL Asia

The World Surf League (WSL) today announced the relaunching of the WSL Japan region as WSL Asia, with headquarters remaining in Japan but expanding the region’s purview to include China, Indonesia, the… Read More

ISA CELEBRATES INCLUSION OF SURFING AT 2018 ASIAN…

The International Surfing Association (ISA) has expressed its delight following the announcement that Surfing will be added to the 2018 Asian Games. Read More

Anwar and Nichols Take out the 2017 Flight Centre…

Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast/QLD (Sunday, January 29, 2017) - Indonesia’s Oney Anwar and Queensland’s Isabella Nichols (AUS) have taken out the 2017 Flight Centre Burleigh Pro at the iconic Gold Coast pint… Read More

Asian Surfing Championships To Present ASC Awards…

20 December 2016 – Kuta, Bali: The Asian Surfing Championships is excited to announce that the delayed 6th annual ASC Awards will now be held at The Lawn in Canggu on Friday the 23d of December 2016.… Read More

Asian Surfing Championships Announces ASC Awards 2016…

10 December 2016 – Kuta, Bali: The Asian Surfing Championships proudly announces the 6th annual ASC Awards, which will take place at the Armada Flow House Bali on Jalan Dewi Sri in Kuta on Saturday the… Read More

2nd Annual Asia Cup Concludes with World Longboard…

5 December 2016, Riyue Bay – Hainan Island, China: Yesterday saw the Asia Cup Men’s and Women’s Shortboard Division champions crowned just after the completion of the first round of the WSL World Long… Read More

ASC’s 2016 Men’s and Women’s Champions Crowned and…

29 November 2016, Taitung - Taiwan: Although the final day of the 2016 Taiwan Open of Surfing saw wet, windy and wild conditions to challenge the remaining competitors, it turned out to be a highlight… Read More

Dede Suryana is the ASC’s 2016 Men’s Champion!

25 November 2016, Jinzun Harbor – Taitung: West Java’s Dede Suryana won his second ASC Tour victory today at the Taiwan Open of Surfing in Taitung, advancing through his fourth round heat and also earning… Read More

Pristine Conditions at Jinzun Harbour to Set Finalists…

Jinzun Harbor, Taitung County/TPE (Saturday, November 26, 2016) – Finalists have been decided across all divisions of the Taiwan Open of Surfing hosted by Taitung County government. The 3rd day of competition… Read More

Three WSL Champions Crowned at Taiwan Open of Surfing

Jinzun Harbor, Taitung County/TPE (Sunday, November 27, 2016) – A huge Final day at the Taiwan Open of Surfing hosted by Taitung County has seen champions crowned across three WSL and local divisions.… Read More

ASC Women See Action on Day Two of the Taiwan Open…

25 November 2016, Jinzun Harbor – Taitung: Wild conditions late on Day 2 of the Taiwan Open of Surfing at Jinzun Harbor in Taitung County greeted the ASC women surfers looking to win the 2016 ASC Women’s… Read More

Shortboards, Longboards and Pumping Waves on Day 2…

Jinzun Harbor, Taitung County/TPE (Friday, November 25, 2016) – Pumping surf has greeted competitors on Day 2 of the 2016 Taiwan Open of Surfing hosted by Taitung County Government. It was a massive day… Read More

Day One at Taiwan Open of Surfing 2016 Sees Great…

24 November 2016, Jinzun Harbor – Taitung: Battling strong winds and strong currents today on the first day of the Taiwan Open of Surfing at Jinzun Harbor in Taitung County, the ASC’s top ranked men’s… Read More

Blustery Conditions at Jinzun Harbour to Kick off…

Jinzun Harbor, Taitung County/TPE (Thursday, November 24, 2016) – Competition is underway at the Taiwan Open of Surfing hosted by Taitung County Government with competitors with the Men’s Qualifying Series… Read More

Competitors Fire Up For Taiwan Open of Surfing

Jinzun Harbor, Taitung County/TWN (Wednesday, November 23, 2016) – The 2016 Taiwan Open of Surfing hosted by Taitung County Government has officially been opened today with a traditional indigenous ceremony… Read More

Manikandan Wins the 5th Annual India Surf Festival…

15 November 2016, Ramchandi Beach, Odisha – India: 26 year old Manikandan from Kovalam won the 5th annual India Surf Festival Surf Cup yesterday afternoon in challenging 2-3 foot beachbreak waves at Ramchandi… Read More

Great Conditions for Competitors on Day of Competition…

13 November 2016, Ramchandi Beach, Odisha – India: Day 1 of the 5th annual India Surf Festival saw consistent 2-3 foot glassy wave conditions at Ramchandi Beach to start off the surfing competition part… Read More

Get Ready For The Prestigious Gromsearch Series Last…

This Weekend the prestigious Gromsearch Series Juggernaut continues on to the perfect surf of Lakey Peak, Sumbawa for the conclusion of the series, the National finals and the crowning of the 2016 Gromsearch… Read More

Raditya Rondi and Nilbie Blancada Win the Rote Open…

28 October 2016, Rote Island – Indonesia: 2015 ASC Men’s Champion Raditya Rondi from Kuta, Bali took down current rankings leader Dede Suryana (West Java) in the final of the Rote Open 2016 today to claim… Read More

Men’s Quarterfinalists and Women’s Semifinalists Decided…

28 October 2016, Rote Island – Indonesia: Day Two of the Rote Open 2016 presented by Billabong saw Round 2 of the Men’s and the elimination Round 2 of the Women’s run in the best waves conditions of the… Read More

Day 1 of Rote Open 2016 presented by Billabong Sees…

27 October 2016, Rote Island – Indonesia: The final heat of Round 1 of the Men’s Division concluded just on sunset on the first day of the Rote Open 2016 presented by Billabong, with the Philippines Philmar… Read More

Golden Bingin - Fantastic Finish for the Hurley Bingin…

The 3rd annual Hurley Bingin Open 2016, organized and run by the Bingin Boardriders was just completed with over 200 international and local athletes competing in 6 division: Under 14, Under 16, Women’s,… Read More

The Rote Open 2016 Presented by Billabong Set for…

10 October 2016, Kuta-Bali: The Asian Surfing Championships is excited to announce the Rote Open 2016 International Surfing Competition presented by Billabong, which will take place from the 26th to the… Read More

Rip Curl Gromsearch National Finals location revealed!…

Gromsearch #5 and the National Finals to be held at Lakey Peak, Sumbawa, November 4th- 6th 26 SEPT 2016 – After four thrilling Gromsearch series competitions in Lombok, Java, Bali, and Sumatra, the prestigious… Read More

Young Sandon Steps up at 2016 Siargao Surfing Cup…

Sixteen year-old Central Coaster Sandon Whittaker (AUS) has taken out the 2016 World Surf League (WSL) Siargao Surfing Cup Qualifying Series (QS) 1,500 in two-to-three foot waves at Cloud 9. Whittaker… Read More

Six Surfers Remain at Siargao Cloud 9 Surfing Cup

Cloud 9, Siargao Island / Philippines (Tuesday, September 27, 2016) – Facing a mediocre forecast for the day, competitors and event organisers at the Siargao Surfing Cup were pleasantly surprised early… Read More

Full Day of Action to Start the 22nd International…

26 September 2016, Siargao Island-Philippines: It was a big first day here at Cloud 9 for first day of competition at the 22nd International Siargao Surfing Cup, with all 16 heats of Round One completed… Read More

2016 Siargao Surfing Cup To Help Decide Australasia…

Coolangatta, Queensland/AUS (Friday, September 23, 2016) – 2016 Siargao Surfing Cup To Help Decide Australasia QS Champion With two events remaining on the 2016 World Surf League (WSL) Australasia Qualifying… Read More

Qualifying Series Competitors Will be on Cloud 9 at…

Coolangatta, Queensland/AUS (Thursday, August 25, 2016) – Late September will see a mass of the world’s best surfers head to the Philippines Island of Siargao and its perfect right-hander of Cloud 9 for… Read More

Winners And Series Champions Crowned At The Billabong…

KUTA BEACH, BALI, INDONESIA – The event Winners and series Champions of all four divisions were crowned in the third and final installment of the Billabong Grommet Attack Series 2016 held at Halfway Kuta… Read More

Tom Curren Performing Live In Bali This Saturday

Bali, Indonesia – Three-time world champion and surfing icon Tom Curren will play a live concert this Saturday (Aug 27) at the luxurious Uluwatu Surf Villas in Bali. Tickets are still available for this… Read More

Day Two of Hello Pacitan 2016 at Pancer Door Beach…

18 August 2016, Pacitan – East Java: After the Hello Pacitan 2016 was officially opened this morning with speeches by government officials including the head of Pacitan’s Tourism Department and the Regent… Read More

Volcom's Totally Crustaceous Tour 2016 Finals Will…

5 August 2016, Kuta-Bali: After phenomenal Geckofish and Flying Fish events earlier this year that smashed participation records to bits, 132 and 145 competitors respectively, it’s now down to the top… Read More

Mega Semadhi Claims 2016 Rip Curl Cup

Bali, Indonesia – In an event dominated by the international invitees, Mega Semadhi was the lone local Indonesian surfer to reach the final of the 2016 Rip Curl Cup at Padang Padang. But when the final… Read More

Indonesia’s Raditya Rondi and the Philippine's Nilbie…

30 July 2016, Kuta-Bali: Capping off the end of a long day of intense competition at the Quiksilver Padma Challenge presented by the Australian Consulate General, the Men’s and Women’s Division finals… Read More

Rip Curl Cup on High Alert for Tuesday Start at Padang…

The 16 invited surfers to the Rip Curl Cup will gather at Bali’s most revered wave on Sunday (July 31) for the event's opening ceremony, heat draw and blessing. Meanwhile, a large Indian Ocean groundswell… Read More

Garut Widiarta prepares for Rip Curl Cup with Medina…

July 28, 2016 -- Bali, Indonesia – Garut Widiarta figured the best way to prepare for the toughest contest of his life would be to train with a world-class sparring partner – or two. So the reigning Rip… Read More

Philmar Alipayo from the Philippines Wins West Sumbawa…

20 July 2016, Sekongkang-West Sumbawa: In the dying seconds of the 30 minute finale to the 4-day West Sumbawa Pro 2016 at Supersucks, the Philippine’s Philmar Alipayo snatched the victory from Bali’s… Read More

Quarterfinalists Decided on Day 3 of West Sumbawa…

19 July 2016, Sekongkang-West Sumbawa: It is now down to the final 8 competitors as Day 3 of the West Sumbawa Pro has just been completed, with the quarterfinalists decided after completing the remaining… Read More

SECOND LEG OF BILLABONG GROMMET ATTACK 2016 SEES NON-STOP…

PADMA BEACH, BALI, INDONESIA – The second leg of the Billabong Grommet Attack Series 2016 kicked off a day early on Saturday, 16 July 2016 due to a huge swell forecasted for Sunday. Read More

Claire Bevilacqua Win’s Women’s Division Final on…

18 July 2016, Sekongkang-West Sumbawa: Taking out the ASC Women’s Division of the West Sumbawa Pro 2016 today was West Australia’s Claire Bevilacqua (AUS), capping off her second day of great performances… Read More

Curren, Ho, Irons will duel at Padang Padang for 2016…

July 18, 2016 -- Bali, Indonesia – A three-time world champion, five WCT event champions and four Indonesian national champions are among the all-star lineup of surfers vying for the 2016 Rip Curl Cup… Read More

The Padma Challenge presented by The Australian Consulate…

LEGIAN, Bali, Indonesia (Thursday, July 14, 2016) - One of Bali’s most famous and consistent beach breaks is set to join the Asian Surf Championship calendar in 2016. The Australian Consulate Bali Padma… Read More

2016 Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang Officially Partners…

Torquay, Victoria/AUS (Wednesday, July 6, 2016) – Rip Curl and the World Surf League are excited to announce they will be teaming up as part of the 2016 Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang at the wave also known… Read More

Learn to Surf and Save an Animal - Surf to Save at…

Come along to SURF TO SAVE at Uluwatu’s Padang-Padang Beach on 9.30am SATURDAY 4 June. Entry is FREE to this great beach event, and surf instructor & photographer Tommy Michael, visiting from Costa Rica,… Read More

Samai Reboul wins the All Cargo Indian Open of Surfing

Mangaluru, 29th May 2016: Auroville’s, Samai Reboul surfed his way to glory to become the first ever winner of the ‘All Cargo Indian Open of Surfing’. Manikandan from Chennai finished as the runner’s… Read More

Another Contestant Record Set at Berawa Beach for…

23 May 2016, Kuta-Bali: After boasting a whopping 132 kids across four divisions at the Volcom TCT Tour 2016 Geckofish opener at Lembeng Beach in April, the Flying Fish event held at Berawa Beach yesterday… Read More

The Asian Surfing Championships is excited to announce…

The Asian Surfing Championships is excited to announce the addition of the West Sumbawa Open to the 2016 ASC Tour calendar! Read More

Rip Curl Gromsearch #4 held in the powerful beach…

16MAY2016 – Continuing the Search for Indonesia’s best groms, Rip Curl kicked off Gromsearch #4 in the powerful beach break of Pantai Pajang in Bengkulu, SouthWest of Sumatra. “It looked like Puerto Escondido… Read More

Big Names and Big Scores at Komune Bali Pro pres.…

As Round 2 of the Komune Bali Pro Presented by The Mad Hueys continued and brought with it some of the biggest names in competitive surfing history. With an illustrious list of competitors ready to take… Read More

Top Seeds Steam Through to Quarterfinals at Komune…

In what has been the best morning of conditions so far at the Komune Bali Pro presented by The Mad Hueys, some of surfing's biggest names have been served with perfect, four-to-six foot barrels at the… Read More

Rip Curl Gromsearch Series #4 is on for Bengkulu,…

04 MAY 2016 – Continuing the Search for Indonesia’s best groms, Rip Curl will be kicking off Gromsearch #4 at its most remote location yet in Bengkulu, West Sumatra. A little known hot spot for young… Read More

Classic Conditions Continue at Komune Bali Pro pres.…

(Keramas Beach, Bali Indonesia: Wednesday May 4th, 2016): Competitors have been greeted once again with epic clean conditions at the perfect right-hander of Keramas on Bali’s East Coast on Day 2 of the… Read More

Day 1 Just A Taste Of The Action Expected at Komune…

(Keramas Beach, Bali Indonesia: Tuesday May 3rd, 2016): Day 1 of the third annual Komune Bali Pro pres. by The Mad Hueys got underway today in clean four-to-five foot waves at perfect right-hander of… Read More

Burrow, Parko, and Bruce Irons Arrive for Komune Bali…

An All-Star roster of talent is headed to Bali for the third running of the Komune Bali Pro Presented by The Mad Hueys. The low-key fun-filled event takes place at Keramas, the perfect right-hander on… Read More

Forecast Looking Great for Third Komune Bali Pro pres.…

(Keramas Beach, Bali Indonesia: May 2nd, 2016) With only a day left until the 2016 Komune Bali Pro Presented by The Mad Hueys kicks off at the perfect right-hander of Keramas on Bali’s East coast, competitors… Read More

Australian Chris Zaffis takes out Mentawai Pro pres.…

Chris Zaffis has taken out the Mentawai Pro presented by Rip Curl in some of the best waves ever seen in a World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 1,000 event at the famed Lances Right. Zaffis… Read More

Massive Day of Action at the Mentawai Pro Pres. by…

Round 2 of the Mentawai Pro presented by Rip Curl has been completed in outstanding conditions at the world famous break of Lance's Right. Competitors were greeted once again with clean four-foot waves… Read More

Lance's Right Provides Perfection for Mentawai Pro…

In its first year as a World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 1,000 event, Round 1 of the Mentawai Pro presented by Rip Curl has been completed in firing four foot waves at the perfect reef break… Read More

Rip Curl Gromsearch Series #3: Pumping surf and a…

17APR2016 – In a nail-biting final in the pumping surf of Pererenan Rights at Canggu, a consistent Raju Sena successfully held off Rip Curl Rider Ketut Agus’s radical attack to hold on to his second Gromsearch… Read More

Rip Curl Gromsearch Series #3 kicks off with a 7am…

15APR2016 – With perfect surf predicted, and a dawn patrol 7am start, Rip Curl is kicking off its 3rd Gromsearch of the season at Pererenan rights, Canggu’s best wave. Read More

Top Seeds Prepare for Contest Perfection at Lances…

(Coolangatta, QLD / April 8, 2016) With only two weeks left until the inaugural Mentawai Pro Presented by Rip Curl gets underway, the surfing world waits in anticipation to see just what the perfect wave… Read More

Rip Curl Gromsearch Series #3 coming to Canggu, Bali…

07 APRIL 2016 – Rip Curl has officially opened the registration for the #3 Gromsearch competition to be held in Pererenan rights, Canggu Bali, the area’s most popular and consistent break. Read More

MENTAWAI PRO 2016 presented by RIP CURL TRAVEL DOCUMENT

Lance’s Right, also known as HT’s, is located in front of Katiet Village on the south east coast of Sipora Island in the Mentawai Island chain that is part of Sumatra, Indonesia.

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Conlogue Wins Rip Curl Women’s Pro Bells Beach

April 1, 2016 - Rip Curl Head Office - Torquay, Australia: Courtney Conlogue (USA) claimed victory today at the Rip Curl Women's Pro Bells Beach, defeating Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS) in three-to-five foot… Read More

Volcom’s Totally Crustaceous Tour 2016 Geckofish Opener…

28 March 2016, Kuta-Bali:  The Geckofish opener of the 2016 Volcom Totally Crustaceous Tour at Lembeng Beach in Sanur yesterday saw a record setting 132 kids across four divisions on competing for… Read More

Rip Curl Gromsearch # 2 goes off in West Java!

Rip Curl’s GromSearch #2 turned up the heat at Batu Karas, West Java last weekend as Indonesia’s hottest Under 16 year old surfers displayed exactly the kind of surfing that this contest series was created… Read More

WSL Excited to Announce the Inaugural QS1,000 Mentawai…

The World Surf League (WSL) and Asian Surfing Championships (ASC) have combined once again to host another world-class event at one of the best surfing locations on the planet. The QS1,000 rated Mentawai… Read More

Rip Curl returns to Batu Karas, Java for stop #2 of…

Rip Curl has officially opened the registration for the #2 Gromsearch competition to be held in the right point break of Batu Karas, Pangandaran, West Java on March 19-20th, 2016. Read More

2016 Komune Bali Pro pres. by The Mad Hueys Set To…

Coolangatta Australia: March 1st 2016: The World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS)  has ramped up the entertainment levels in 2016 with the Komune Bali Pro pres. by The Mad Hueys re-signing on… Read More

Arip “Mencos” Nurhidayat, Luke Landrigan, Daisy Valdez,…

17 February 2016, La Union, Philippines:  The 4th Annual Coast Thru Life Single & Unattached Classic Single Fin Invitational Longboarding contest presented by New Era Hat Philippines at Mona Liza Point… Read More

Coast Thru Life Single & Unattached Classic Single…

15 February 2016, La Union, Philippines: The long awaited start of the Coast Thru Life Single & Unattached Classic Single Fin Invitational Longboarding contest presented by New Era Hat Philippines got… Read More

Coast Thru Life Single & Unattached Classic Single…

15 February 2016, La Union, Philippines: The start of the Coast Thru Life Single & Unattached Classic Single Fin Invitational Longboarding contest presented by New Era Hat Philippines has been delayed… Read More

Rip Curl GromSearch moved to Seger Beach, Kuta Lombok…

2/12/16- Lombok - With a watchful eye out for the best possible conditions, the venue for the first of the Rip Curl Gromsearch series has been officially moved from Senggigi Beach to Kuta Lombok’s Seger… Read More

Rip Curls GromSearch Indonesia is underway!

Setting on fire the imagination of every under 16 year old surfer in Indonesia, Rip Curl is proud to announce their 2016 GromSearch series. With 6 separate competitions staged at 6 different locations… Read More

Rip Curl announces Senggigi Beach, Lombok as the first…

05 February 2016 – Great news for all you ripping under 16 year old surfers, Rip Curl has officially opened the registration for the 2016 Gromsearch competition series. This year is sure to be the most… Read More

4th Annual Coast Thru Life Single & Unattached Classic…

3 February 2016, Manila-Philippines: For all you Single (or non-Single) and Unattached (or Attached) surfing and beach party fans, coming up this Valentine’s weekend from February 11-13 is an exciting… Read More

World Surf League Celebrates Surfing’s Inclusion In…

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Wednesday, August 3, 2016) – Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) formally included surfing as a gold medal sport in the Sports Programme for the Tokyo 2020 Summer… Read More