Tag Archives: Surfing

Ari Mustofa Claims Surfer of the Year at Medewi Boardriders “Family Gathering”

Last Sunday, the 20th of September at the annual Medewi Boardriders “Family Gathering” held at the picturesque lefthand point break in North Wast Bali, Ari Mustofa claimed the Surfer of the Year award, Denis won the Grom Division, Febri the Junior Division, and Dayat the Open Division to end another amazing event by one of […]

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, […]

KELLY ON BALI HOLIDAY

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 […]

Presentation Party at Kosta Hostel Berawa Caps Off the First Tipi Jabrik’s Grom Patrol Camp and Comp of 2020

27 July, 2020 – Kuta, Bali: The winners of the first Grom Patrol online Comp of 2020 were announced last evening at Kosta Hostel Berawa, after all the clips were reviewed and judged, the groms had all been fed, and everyone had been treated to a video highlight reel of the weekend’s events that was […]

8th Annual Single & Unattached 2020 Classic Single Fin Surf Contest and Beach Fest Set for 1-9 February in San Juan, Philippines

18 January 2020- San Juan, La Union, Philippines:  The dates for the Philippines’ most looked-forward-to classic single fin logging event and beach party have just been announced, so ready those logs and handfuls of tropical wax but leave the leggies behind, as the 8th annual Single & Unattached Invitational will be getting underway on the 1st of February […]

The REnextop Asian Surfing Tour Celebrates Event Winners and 2019 Series Champions at Cherating Beach with Surf Off’s in Two Divisions to End the Year

18 December 2019, Cherating, Pahang, Malaysia: The final event of the 2019 RAST season wrapped up yesterday at Malaysia’s Cherating Beach in a day full of drama and excitement in the quest to select and crown event winners and 2019 Series Champions, with two surf off’s required in two divisions to determine champions, then a […]

Final Stop of RAST (REnextop Asian Surfing Tour) Begins at Cherating Beach in Malaysia with Men’s Shortboard and Women’s Longboard Divisions Seeing  Action on Day One

15 December 2019, Cherating, Pahang, Malaysia:  The final RAST event of 2019 got underday today at the sand bottomed left-hand point break in Cherating this afternoon, running through Round 1 of the Men’s Shortboard Division, Round 1 of the Women’s Longboard Divisions, and two heats of the Women’s Shortboard Division. The sand bottom lefthand point break […]

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. […]