Tag Archives: Padang Padang


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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Benji Brand Wins 2019 Rip Curl Cup In Best Padang Padang Barrels Of The Year

Padang Padang, Bali, Indonesia (Monday, July 22, 2019): Benji Brand received a personal invitation from Mick Fanning to compete in the 2019 Rip Curl Cup at Padang Padang. And on the best day of the year thus far at The Balinese Pipeline, Brand did not disappoint. In grinding 6 to 8-foot Padang Padang barrels, the […]

The Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang Is ON – Watch Live On RIPCURL.COM

Padang Padang, Bali, Indonesia (Monday, July 22, 2019):  The 2019 Rip Curl Cup at Padang Padang has been called ON for today, Monday, July 22nd. A powerful southwest swell has hit the southern coast of Bali and the waves at Padang Padang have officially reached the world-class caliber required to run Asia’s most prestigious tube […]

Rip Curl Cup on HIGH ALERT for Monday, July 22nd Start at Padang Padang

Padang Padang, Bali, Indonesia (Friday, 19 July 2019): The 2019 Rip Curl Cup is officially on “High Alert” to be held on Monday, July 22nd at Padang Padang. With an impressive SW swell currently tracking towards Bali, event directors have changed the official event status from Red (Standby) to Yellow (High Alert), and surfers are […]