Tag Archives: Asian Surf Co

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, […]


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kian Martin Takes First Place in ASC’s Inaugural Lock Down Video Clip Battle 2020

The Asian Surf Co congratulates Swede-Brazilian Bali expat Kian Martin as the winner of the inaugural ASC Lock Down Video Clip Battle that ran from April 23-30 on LiveHeat’s new Clippero one-line video challenge platform.  Kian with his crazy Desert Point barrel clip and his turn-to-air combination at Yo-Yos tallied up a total score of 16.50 […]

8th annual Single and Unattached 2020 Classic Single Fin Surf Contest and Beach Fest Wraps Up with La Union’s Jay-R Esquivel and Siargao’s Aping Agudo Winning Top Honors

9 February 2020, San Juan, La Union – Philippines: The 8th annual Single and Unattached 2020 Classic Single Fin Surf Contest and Beach Fest wrapped up last night in festive fashion at Clean Beach with the awards presentation, live music by the Flippin Soul Stompers, DJ sets by Gian Romano and The Other Daddy plus […]

Day 2 of Single & Unattached 2020 Classic Single Fin Surf Contest and Beach Fest Blessed with Excellent Wave Conditions in the Run-Up to Tomorrow’s Finals

7 February 2020- San Juan, La Union, Philippines:  A reduction in the swell size and beautiful long glassy walls greeted the remaining contestants and the event organizers this morning, allowing the remaining three Round 2 heats of the Men’s Open Division and the Quarterfinals, the Semifinals of the Women’s Open Division, the Semifinals of the […]