Author Archives: Asc


Bali, Indonesia – 4 August 2022: Marzo seizes opportunity after Benji Brand injury to find groove and dominate final Hawaiian prodigy Erin Brooks puts on historic performance as first woman to compete in the event, placing fourth and winning women’s super heat Indonesian surfers delight local crowd: Two-time champion Mega Semadhi finishes runner-up, Mega Artana […]

Phuket Beach Festival 2022 Announces ASC Sanctioning of its International Surfing Competition

PHUKET, Thailand (Monday, August 01, 2022) The Thailand Surfing Federation is proud to announce that the Asian Surf Cooperative will sanction the PHUKET BEACH FESTIVAL 2022’s International Surfing Competition that will take place from 23-28 August at Kata Beach in Phuket, Thailand.  The ASC will work with the Thailand Surfing Federation and the Southeast Asia Surfing Association (SEASA) to produce this exciting and unique event that is sure […]


Bali, Indonesia – Monday, 1 August 2022: Under perfect blue skies on arguably the most picturesque beach on Bali’s Bukit Peninsula yesterday afternoon, the 16 invitees of the 2022 Rip Curl Cup were introduced to the crowd of hundreds of surfs fans packed on the sand to witness and celebrate the beginning of the month-long waiting period of this […]

Twinny Finny Surf Fest at The Lawn Delivers Thrills, Spills, and Fun to the Gills at Canggu Over the Weekend

1 August 2020, Canggu, Bali:  As promised, the 2022 Twinny Finny Surf Fest delivered two full days of both hilarious and high quality entertainment combined with some amazing surfing by the world’s finest and most proficient twin fin aficionados at The Lawn in Canggu, which ended with Twin Fin World Champions being crowned in Men’s Open, […]

The Annual TWIN FIN SURF FEST is back… at the Lawn! and it Kicks off Tomorrow!!!

Join us on the 30th and 31st of July as Batu Bolong once again becomes home to the best twin fin surfing action on the island. Previous winner Sodok of Canggu will be present to defend his title in a battle between top international and local surfing talent, all hungry to win the coveted Twin […]

Made Adi Putra Wins Rip Curl Cup Trials with Near Perfect Scores; Opening Ceremony for Main Event Coming Up This Sunday

Bali, Indonesia – Thursday, 28 July 2022: Made Adi Putra “Bol” put his years of Padang-Padang tube riding prowess on full display to top the leaderboard of the Rip Curl Cup Trials yesterday with an almost perfect two-wave score of 19.45 points (out of a possible 20 points), posting first a 9.95 in his first round heat and then […]

Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang Is Back in 2022

BALI, INDONESIA (Thursday, July 21, 2022) – After a long two-year pandemic-forced hiatus, the World Surf League and Rip Curl are excited to announce that the 16th annual Rip Curl Cup is back ON, and for 2022 it not only provides the perfect forum for 8 of the world’s best international tube riders to challenge themselves against the best barrel […]

Rio Waida and Molly Picklum Win Ballito Pro Presented by O’Neill

BALLITO, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (Sunday, July 10, 2022) –  Rio Waida (IDN) and Molly Picklum (AUS) have won The Ballito Pro presented by O’Neill, claiming victory in the Finals against Gatien Delahaye (FRA) and Macy Callaghan (AUS), respectively, held in three-to-four foot surf at Bathers Beach.

The third stop on the 2022 World Surf League (WSL) Challenger Series, the Ballito Pro presented by O’Neill has been navigating […]

Anon Matsuoka and Taro Watanabe Win pro Juniors 2022 Nias Pro Indonesia

LAGUNDRI BAY, NIAS / INDONESIA  (Monday, June 27, 2022) –  The sixth and final day of  the 2022 Nias Pro, a World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 5,000 combined with Pro Junior Men’s and Women’s event concluded in 3ft plus perfect waves today with Pro Junior Divisions enjoying amazing conditions to round out a week of […]

Paige Hareb and Marlon Harrison Claim 2022 Nias Pro QS5,000 Titles

LAGUNDRI BAY, NIAS / INDONESIA  (Sunday, June 26, 2022) – Paige Hareb (NZL) and Marlon Harrison (AUS) have won the 2022 Nias Pro, a World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 5,000 event in epic fashion today, claiming victory in the Finals against Ella McCaffray (USA) and Jordy Maree (ZAF) respectively, held in 4-to-8 foot surf at Lagundri Bay, Nias. The Nias Pro […]