Category Archives: News

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, […]

KELLY ON BALI HOLIDAY

Slater enjoys Ulus and ready to roam the archipelago with Strider. Ahh wouldn’t it be nice (as the Beach Boys sang) to have the freedom to roam the globe like Kelly Slater? A snippet from Strider Wasilewski’s Instagram story, today revealed Kelly was kicking back on the cliff-tops of Uluwatu in Bali. Captured by Strider […]

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 […]

Surfing Recognized as an Official Sporting Discipline as PSOI Joins the National Sports Committee of Indonesia (KONI)

31 August 2020, Bali, Indonesia:  The culmination of some 12 plus years of dedicated effort by the PSOI (Persatuan Selancar Ombak Indonesia), Indonesia’s national governing body for surfing, and others, PSOI Chairman Arya Subyakto was called to Jakarta on the 27th of August to attend KONI’s (National Sports Committee of Indonesia) 2020 National Conference and receive the long-awaited […]

Tipi Jabrik’s Grom Patrol Camp and Comp Crowns 2020 Grom Champs at Kosta Hostel to Celebrate an Amazing Second Season

24 August, 2020 – Kuta, Bali: The fourth and final Grom Patrol Camp and Comp was celebrated last evening at the Kosta Hostel Berawa as parents, friends, crew and sponsors gathered together to see which of the frothing groms would be going home with goody bags full of cool prizes from event sponsors and new […]

Grom Patrol Update:  Due to the Upcoming Independence Day Weekend, Grom Patrol Week Four has been Cancelled – Final Grom Patrol Weekend will be 21-23 August

11 August, 2020 – Kuta, Bali:  Due to numerous other events and activities centered around Indonesia’s Independence Day holiday weekend coming up, the decision was made to cancel the 4th Grom Patrol weekend and have the Grand Final as planned on the 21st-23rd of August, but with something extra special for the groms that join in. For the […]

Third Weekend of Tipi Jabrik’s Grom Patrol Camp and Comp See’s Three-peats in Three Divisions – Congrats to Jasper Glossop, Georgie May, and Ketut Tia!

9 August, 2020 – Kuta, Bali:  Weekend Three of the five scheduled Tipi Jabrik’s Grom Patrol and Comps saw heaps of impressive surfing performances going down at both Legian and Kuta Beaches by Bali’s best groms, and the weekend was capped off by the announcement of this week’s Comp winners at Kosta Hostel Berawa, three of […]

Asian Surf Cooperative (ASC) and Korea Surf League (KSL) Announce Resource and Media Sharing Agreement

4 August, 2020 – Kuta, Bali:  As the longest running independent professional surfing organization in Asia, the ASC is delighted to announce the announcement of a Resource and Media Sharing Agreement with the Korea Surf League, an exciting new surfing organization based in Seoul, South Korea. A newly formed surfing organization, it was the KSL that […]