Tag Archives: Rio Waida

Indonesia’s Olympic Surfer Rio Waida Defeats Current World Number 3 Filipe Toledo at the Corona Open Mexico to advance to Round of 16

12 August 2021, Kuta, Bali: Up against World Number 3 Filipe Toledo today in man-on-man Round 3 (Round of 32) action at the Corona Open Mexico presented by Quiksilver, needing a score of just 4.5 to win the heat and advance to Round 4 (Round of 16) and with only 20 seconds left, Indonesia’s first […]

Indonesian Wildcard Rio Waida is Into the Round of 32 at the Corona Open Mexico presented by Quiksilver

11 August, 2021  Kuta, Bali:  Fresh off a historic appearance as the first Indonesian surfer to compete in the first Olympics to include the sport of surfing, one of only 20 male surfers in the entire world, 21-year-old Rio Waida from Bali jumped onto a plane from Tokyo and many hours later arrived at the small seaside […]

Tipi Jabrik’s Grom Patrol Camp & Comp Week Two Winners Announced at Kosta Hostel Berawa after an Exciting Weekend at Legian Beach

3 August, 2020 – Kuta, Bali:  Weekend Two of the five scheduled Tipi Jabrik’s Grom Patrol and Comps concluded last night at Kosta Hostel Berawa with the announcement of this week’s Comp winners to a full house of groms and parents, who all got to view the competitors best two waves and see how the judges […]

Brisa Hennessy and Shun Murakami Win Corona Open China

A day four years in the making was realized with the conclusion of the 2020 Corona Open China hosted by Wanning, a men’s and women’s QS 5,000, as Brisa Hennessy and Shun Murakami claimed respective wins in clutch fashion. The 2019 Championship Tour (CT) Rookie of the Year and 2020 provisional Olympian Hennessy continued to display a dominant backhand attack […]

Marco Giorgi Claims Victory At Taiwan Open of Surfing QS3,000

JINZUN HARBOUR, TAITUNG / TPE (Tuesday, November 26, 2019) – Uruguay’s Marco Giorgi (URY) has taken out the World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 3000 component of the 2019 Taiwan Open of Surfing. Giorgi overcame Australian Mitch Parkinson (AUS) in the final as Jinzun Harbour offered up wind-blown three-to-four foot surf for finals day. […]

Outstanding International Field Lining Up For So Sri Lanka Pro

Coolangatta, QLD, AUS (Saturday, August 31, 2019) – The So Sri Lanka Pro professional surf event, set for the magnificent surf at Arugam Bay in late September has been extremely well received by professional surfers from all over the world. With entries still coming in, already around 70 surfers from 18 nations have entered the […]

Rio Waida, Hayanna Iguchi, Masaya Tsukamoto, and Natsumi Taoka Claim Wins on Final Day of RAST 1 at Padma Beach in Bali

23 June 2019, Bali – Indonesia: In an exciting finale to the four-day REnextop Asian Surfing Tour’s (RAST) first stop of 2019 at Padma Beach in Bali yesterday, Indonesia’s Rio Waida (Men’s Shortboard), Brazil’s Hayanna Iguchi (Women’s Shortboard), Japan’s Masaya Tsukamoto (Men’s Longboard) and Natsumi Taoko (Women’s Longboard) all claimed wins on a Saturday afternoon […]

Keramas Comes to Life for Opening Day of Corona Bali Protected

Keramas, Bali/Indonesia (Monday, May 13, 2019) – The Corona Bali Protected, the third stop on the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), got an early start and completed the men’s and women’s Seeding Round (Round 1) on opening day. The competitors showcased their flair in the three-to-four foot (1 – 1.2 metre) waves at […]