Tag Archives: Rio Waida

Caitlin Simmers and Joao Chianca Claim Maiden CT Wins at MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal

PRAIA DE SUPERTUBOS, Peniche, Portugal (Tuesday, March 14, 2023) – Today, CT rookie Caitlin Simmers (USA) and CT sophomore Joao Chianca (BRA), won the MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal Presented by Corona, the third stop on the World Surf League (WSL) 2023 Championship Tour (CT), in firing 8-to-10 foot surf at Supertubos in Peniche, Portugal. A massive day of action in […]

Standout Performances and Early Eliminations Start the Billabong Pro Pipeline

BANZAI PIPELINE, Oahu, Hawaii (Wednesday, February 1, 2023) -The Billabong Pro Pipeline kicked off the start of the World Surf League (WSL) 2023 Men’s Championship Tour (CT) today in clean four-to-six-foot swell at the world-renowned Banzai Pipeline. Men’s Opening Round witnessed standout performances from João Chianca (BRA), Ezekiel Lau (HAW), Jordy Smith (RSA), and Gabriel […]


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 […]

Rio Waida and Molly Picklum Win Ballito Pro Presented by O’Neill

BALLITO, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (Sunday, July 10, 2022) –  Rio Waida (IDN) and Molly Picklum (AUS) have won The Ballito Pro presented by O’Neill, claiming victory in the Finals against Gatien Delahaye (FRA) and Macy Callaghan (AUS), respectively, held in three-to-four foot surf at Bathers Beach.

The third stop on the 2022 World Surf League (WSL) Challenger Series, the Ballito Pro presented by O’Neill has been navigating […]

Pumping Surf Greets Competitors on Day 3 of Krui Pro

KRUI, SOUTH SUMATRA/INDONESIA (Monday, June 13, 2022) – The 2022 Krui Pro World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 5000 event has continued today with a massive day of competition. Pumping four-to-six foot plus surf was on offer all day at Ujung Bocur which allowed for the completion of the men’s Round of 64 and the opening heat of the women’s […]

G-Land Comes to Life for Opening Day of Quiksilver/ROXY Pro

G-LAND, Banyuwangi, Indonesia (Saturday, May 28, 2022) – The Quiksilver/ROXY Pro G-Land, Stop No. 6 on the World Surf League (WSL) 2022 Championship Tour (CT) and the first competition following the Mid-season Cut, kicked off its opening day in super clean, three-to-five foot waves at the ‘Money Trees’ section of G-Land, the world-class left-hand stretch of reef located […]

Rio Waida and Teresa Bonvalot Claim Biggest Victories of Their Careers

Portugal’s Teresa Bonvalot (PRT) has long been touted as the next European female to join the elite ranks and battle for a title on the Championship Tour. Today, Bonvalot has taken a step in the right direction, taking the biggest win of her young career with a victory here at the Sydney Surf Pro Challenger Series […]

Rio Waida, Ketut Agus, and Kailani Johnson Win WSL Challenger Series Spots at Vans Bali Pro Presented by East Ventures – Liga Surfing Indonesia Grand Final Starts Tomorrow

10 March, 2022 – Kuta, Bali:  After two days of intense competition at the World Surf League Qualifying Series Vans Bali Pro presented by East Ventures yesterday, three of Indonesia’s top professional surfers achieved their goal of joining the WSL’s Challenger Series. More important than the prize money on offer, it was the points they were […]

Rio Waida and Kailani Johnson Win Vans Bali Pro Presented by East Ventures

KUTA BEACH, BALI / IDN (Wednesday March 9, 2022) – Indonesia’s Championship Tour hopefuls Rio Waida and Kailani Johnson have claimed victory at the inaugural Vans Bali Pro Presented by East Ventures World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 1000 event. The pair had to overcome a massive field in two-to-three foot surf at the break  known as ‘Halfways’ at Kuta Beach with Johnson making […]

Competition Lights Up Kuta Beach on Day 1 of Vans Bali Pro Presented by East Ventures

KUTA BEACH, BALI / IDN (Tuesday March 8, 2022) –  Day 1 of the Vans Bali Pro Presented by East Ventures World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 1000 event and Pro Junior events kicked off today at Kuta Beach. Indonesia’s best up and coming surfers were treated to fun two-to-three foot surf at the break  known as ‘Halfways’ for […]