Rip Curl Presents Second Annual King of Benoa Wakeboarding Competition at Bali Wake Park

KING OF BENOA 2016 Pro Wakeboard and Wakeskate Champion, Daniel Grant will be back in this installment to defend his title in 2017. “We are proud to partner with Bali Wake Park on the second edition of King of Benoa”,  said Rip Curl Asia’s Marketing Manager, James Hendy. “It is fantastic to see that in the relatively short time the park has been open it’s given local kids of all ages the opportunity to practice and become the future stars of the sport. Jadon Scures is testament to the park's success having achieved a 1st Place in the Open Wake Skate at the World Wake Park Championships in the Philippines last year.  We can’t wait to see Jadon, Daniel Grant and all the other riders attending put on a great show in March!”.

The contest will cover a number of different categories including professional and amateur divisions for men's and women's wakeboarding as well as wake-skate.

Categories include:

Nationals (open for Indonesian nationals and Kitas holders only):

    Groms (12 and under)

    Juniors (13-18)

    Open (19-30)

    Masters (31-40)

    Veterans (41+)


    Men's Wakeboard

    Women's Wakeboard



    Men's Wakeboard

    Women's Wakeboard


"We will have an action packed two days where everyone can have a good time!" said Kimo Rusna, CEO and godfather of Bali Wake Park. "We've seen so many young riders at the park progress to bigger and more technical tricks and we think it's a great opportunity for these riders to showcase their talents”.

Attendance for King of Benoa at Bali Wake Park will be free for all spectators.

Media guests can register by sending an email to [email protected] to get in on the action.

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