Tag Archives: PSOI

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 […]

South Africa’s Jordy Maree Wins in Indonesia, Runner-Up Shaun Burns USA/Santa Cruz, 3rd Lucas Wrice and Callum Robson (AUS)

Lagundri Bay, Nias / IDN (Sunday, September 15, 2019): Jordy Maree ( ZAF/Cape Town) today won the prestigious QS3000 Nias Pro held at one of the world’s best point break waves on the remote Island of Nias off the north coast of Sumatra Indonesia. Maree has aspirations to one day qualify for the elite WSL […]

Piper Harrison Wins in Indonesia, Alysse Cooper Runner-Up in All Australian Final

Lagundri Bay, Nias / IDN (Saturday, September 14, 2019) – Piper Harrison (AUS/Gold Coast) has won the prestigious Nias Pro QS1000 event in good 4 to 5 feet (1.5m) waves at the famous Lagunri Bay point break. The remote island of Nias, situated off the south facing coast of North Sumatra, is one of the […]

A Locals Guide to Lagundri Bay on Day 4 of The Nias Pro

Lagundri Bay, Nias / IDN (Friday, September 13, 2019) – From Nias, it’s good to learn a little more about an incredible local surfer here by the name of Jostianus Bu’ulolo. This guy is absolutely a world-class surfer here at his home break could potentially beat anyone in a heat especially if it’s breaking big […]

Fantastic Conditions Continue On Day 3 of The Nias Pro

Lagundri Bay, Nias / IDN (Thursday, September 12, 2019) – Great waves again today as the Nias Pro continued at Indonesia’s and perhaps the worlds best point break which lies on the outside point of Lagundri Bay in Nias. The surfers are all smiles whether they win or lose because the event is delivering exactly […]

Lagundri Bay Comes To Life at Nias Pro QS3,000

Lagundri Bay, Nias / IDN (Wednesday, September 11, 2019) – Another fantastic day in paradise with 6 feet pumping waves all day providing epic conditions for the Nias Pro QS3000 as surfers completed 20 heats to close out Rounds 1 and 2. Micah Margieson (AUS) from Australia’s Gold Coast is an 18-year-old emerging talent and […]

Competition Off To Flying Start at Nias Pro

Lagundri Bay, Nias / IDN (Tuesday, September 10, 2019) – It was a typically excellent start to the Nias Pro 2019 as Women’s Round 1 opened the event in excellent 4 feet waves that grew through the day to 6 feet plus on dark. The QS3,000 also completed four heats of Round 1 with all […]

Qualifying Series Lands in Indonesia on Eve of The Nias Pro

Lagundri Bay, Nias / IDN (Monday, September 9, 2019) – Over 120 international surfers have arrived at one of surfing’s most remote and fabled locations for the annual Nias Pro QS3,000 Men’s and QS1,000 Women’s. From far away nations like Peru, Japan, South Africa, USA, Australia and many more, a highly skilled field of surfers […]

Bali Adaptive Pro Presented by Burton Automotive at Canggu On Hold Due to Extremely Difficult Wave Conditions on Day Two

2 September, 2019 – Canggu, Bali: The Bali Adaptive Pro presented by Burton Automotive was put on hold for the day after watching the unruly 4-5 foot plus bombing sets smashing into the Echo Beach reef for a couple of hours with no measurable improvement in wave quality, so essentially the contest venue was unusable […]

2019 Nias Pro Upgrades to Men’s QS3,000

The 2019 Nias Pro WSL Qualifying Series (QS) men’s event has been upgraded to a QS3,000 for 2019. This upgrade means that the event, to be held at one of Indonesia’s premier right-handers, will now offer more points and prizemoney for the huge international field expected to attend. At a wave that is dominated by […]