ABOUT US

The Asian Surf Cooperative is a professional surfing organization with nearly two decades of experience in organizing, managing and supporting surfing events around the Asian Region, from local boardriders club competitions to World Championship Tour events including the recent 2022 Quiksilver Pro G-Land.

The ASC works with the WSL and has produced World Championship Tour events including the Corona Bali Pro at Keramas and the Quiksilver/ROXY Pro Gland, and has developed Qualifying Series events such as the Krui Pro and the Nias Pro from a QS1000 level to a QS5000 level in just a few short years.

OUR VISION

To help create a healthier and happier planet by sharing our passion for surfing and the surfing lifestyle.

OUR MISSION

The Asian Surf Cooperative’s mission is to grow the sport of surfing in the Asian region by offering reliable and consistent resources and assistance to both small and large organizations as they work to progress the sport and their surfing athletes.

The ASC provides event consulting and management, live computer scoring, certified judges and professional staffing, event media packages, athlete management, site surveys as well as ISA surf instructor and officiating programs

From local grassroots events to Word Surf League World Championship Tour events, the ASC is there

The Asian Surf Cooperative provides a wide range of services

ISC - ASC MILESTONE

2001

Quiksilver Surf Series - Kuta, Bali

2001

2004

The Indonesia Surfing Championships (ISC) was launched in Bali

2004

2005

First ISC pro event outside of Bali Quiksilver Open and Roxy Jam, Cimaja-West Java

2005

2007

Billabong Pro Junior International Series (3 events) in Bali won by Julian Wilson

2007

2008

  • WCT returns to Bali with Rip Curl Search after 10 years absence
  • Oakley Pro Junior Global Championship won by Dusty Payne
  • Billabong International Pro Junior 3 Event Series
  • Asian Beach Games at Kuta Beach, Indonesia wins 3 golds, 2 silver, 4 bronze in surfing
  • ISC gets sponsorship and funding from Cocacola Amatil Indonesia
2008

2010

18 year old Putra Hermawan from Nusa Lembongan wins 2010 ISC Mens and Pro Junior Championship receives Rp 100 million!

2010

2011

  • Asian Surfing Championship (ASC) was launched with 8 events in Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, and Indonesia
  • Raditya Rondi form is first ASC Men’s Champion
2011

2013

WCT returns to Bali for Oakley Pro Bali at Keramas Oney Anwar gets Wild Card

2013

2015

  • ASC and WSL begin co-sanctioning events in Indonesia, Philippines, and Taiwan
  • Made “garut” Widiarta wins Asian Cup in Hainan, China
2015

2016

  • Mentawai Pro WSL/ASC at Katiet
  • Mentawai with final day webcast attracts huge audience of international viewers
2016

2017

  • WSL creates Asian Region: ASC and WSL agree to convert all ASC events to WSL Qualifying Series events and end ASC tour - Name changes to Asian Surfing Cooperative
  • Krui Pro QS1000 Men’s and Women’s inaugural event in South Sumatra
  • 6 WSL Qualifying Series events and 8 non-WSL events run in 2017
  • ASC sign agreement with China’s REnextop Entertainment to sanction and manage
2017

2018

  • Corona Bali Pro sees the world’s top men adn women surfers return to Keramas in Bali for World Championship Tour
  • Nias, Simeulue and West Sumbawa join Krui as WSL Qualifying events in Indonesia
  • Kailani Johnson gets top ranking in WSL Asia Region Qualifying Series, sister Puanani is #2
2018

2019

  • ASC sanctions first ever adaptive surfing event in Bali, the Bali Adaptive Pro at Canggu
  • Tipi Jabrik creates specialty program for young surfers - Tipi Jabrik’s Grom Patrol
  • Krui Pro and Nias Pro Upgrade to QS300 for Mens
  • 2nd consecutive WCT Corona Bali Pro at Kera Mas
  • Kailani Johnson becomes first Indonesia women to compete in WCT event
2019

2020

WSL Announces that the WCT Quiksilver G Land Pro scheduled for G-Land in East Java in June is postponed due to Covid-19

2020

2021

RIo Waida represented Indonesia as surfing made debut in Tokyo Olympic 2021

2021

2022

  • East Venture has signed their commitment to support ASC in optimizing the potential of surf scene in Asia
  • Working hand in hand with the World Surf League to produce the Quiksilver Pro G-Land
2022

The ASC has worked with the WSL

To produce several World Championship Tour events in Indonesia, such as the Corona Bali Pro at Keramas and the Quiksilver/ROXY Pro Gland.

As well as has created, developed and grown Qualifying Series events such as the Krui Pro and Nias Pro from a QS1000 level up to QS5000 level in just a few short years.

MEET THE TEAM

TIPI JABRIK

ASC Director

Alex Hontoria

Tour Manager

Tim Hain

Operations/Communications

Bas

Creative

Tom

Marketing

CHRIS

Administration

Adi

Community leader

Maria

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