Author Archives: Asc

Wright Ushers In New Era At Pipe, Florence Finally Gets His Masters Trophy

Billabong Pipe Masters and Maui Pro Competition Recap The day began with Heat 4 in the Round of 16 for the Billabong Pipe Masters presented by Hydro Flask, 11-time WSL Champion Kelly Slater (USA) earned a combined 13.67, the high score in the Round of 16 against Jack Robinson (AUS), advancing to the Quarterfinals despite suffering an injury. “I […]

Erin Brooks, Made Joi, and Diki Claim Victories at Padma Boys Game Day Grom Event in Bali

30 November 2020 – Kuta, Bali:  It was a full day of grom-fueled stoke unaffected by Mother Nature’s ability to throw a mixed bag of both surf and weather conditions around Legian Beach yesterday, where some 90 plus kids came from all over Bali to join in and compete for fun, prizes and new surfboards from […]

Surfing Federation of India Announces New Council Headed by Arun Vasu

The Surfing Federation of India, the recognised National Governing Body for surfing in India has a very important news for the entire surfing community. Today we are announcing the new governing council headed by the new President Mr. Arun Vasu from Surf Turf, Covelong Point. The main focus of the new council is to continue […]

East Indonesian Groms need your old boards!

A Liquid Future is working in East Indonesia to help protect and develop surfing areas and surfing communities, and as their surfing season will begin soon, would like to ask for help in getting some used surfboards and any surfing related product donations for the groms there. If you can help, please contact George (lives […]

Korea Surf League Successfully Completes their First Professional Surfing Competition at Mallipo Beach on 23rd October 2020

The 2020 Mallipo Surfing Championship event, the first professional competition in Korean surfing history, was held on the 23rd of October at Mallipo Beach in Taean, in the province of South Chungcheong at Mallipo Beach with four divisions of surfing;  Men’s and Women’s Shortboard and Longboards. Mallipo Beach is nicknamed “Mallifornia” because it is the only place […]

Ari Mustofa Claims Surfer of the Year at Medewi Boardriders “Family Gathering”

Last Sunday, the 20th of September at the annual Medewi Boardriders “Family Gathering” held at the picturesque lefthand point break in North Wast Bali, Ari Mustofa claimed the Surfer of the Year award, Denis won the Grom Division, Febri the Junior Division, and Dayat the Open Division to end another amazing event by one of […]

Short Story – Kelly at Padang Padang

Was That Kelly Slater at Padang-Padang Yesterday Morning? So Tuesday night, with the reports coming in that with the arrival of a new swell on Wednesday,  Padang-Padang would be ON, and rumors that a certain R. Kelly Slater, aka the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time) was in Bali to get in on the reportedly empty lineups, […]

Sunday Funday at Padma Boys Family Day

Monday, September 7, 2020: It wasn’t really a contest, although there was a Padma Boys tent on the beach, a green and a red flag, a horn, some colored shirts and a few judges under the tent and surfers paddling out for their 15 minute heats just like at a contest, but when the two […]

Latif and Cikal Post Wins at Kaur Surf Competition – Bupati Cup in Bengkulu, Sumatra

Kaur, Benkulu, Sumatra:  Latif from Carita (Banten) took first place in the Open Division, while Cikal from Lampung won the Local Division on Sunday 30 August to close out the Kaur Surf Competition/Bupati Cup that took place from 28-30 August at Kaur, a regency in the Bengkulu Province of Sumatra.   Organized by the Kaur […]