Tag Archives: WSL

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 […]

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. […]

QUIKSILVER MAKES SURFING HISTORY, ANNOUNCING THE RETURN OF THE QUIKSILVER PRO G-LAND TO THE 2020 WSL WORLD SURF TOUR

6 November 2019, Quiksilver and the World Surf League today make surfing history announcing the return of the most anticipated and exciting surf event in twenty-five years, the Quiksilver Pro G-Land, which will hold a coveted spot on the 2020 WSL Championship Tour from 4th – 14th June 2020. The Quiksilver Pro G-Land will offer […]

Taiwan Open of Surfing to Crown 2019 WSL World Longboard and World Junior Champions

COOLANGATTA, QLD / AUS (Wednesday, October 23, 2019) – The World Surf League (WSL) will once again return to the playful peaks of Jinzun Harbour in Taitung County, Taiwan to crown the 2019 World Junior (WJC) and World Longboard Champions (WLC). The Taiwan Open of Surfing, which will run from November 23 to December 7, […]

KETUT AGUS CONQUERS VICTORY AT WJC ASIA CHAMPIONSHIP

Ogurahama Hyuga-shi, Miyazaki, Japan – Wednesday, 23 October 2019 – Ketut Agus (IND) has won the Men’s Junior Tour 1,000 WJC Asia Championship event last Sunday, 20th October 2019, claiming victory in the final bout against Arashi Murata (JPN) at Ogurahama Hyuga-shi, Miyazaki, Japan. He earned massive wins that helped claim his respective Regional Pro […]

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 […]

WSL Set To Return To Sri Lanka This September

Coolangatta, QLD, AUS (Monday, August 26, 2019) – The World Surf League is thrilled to announce that they will be returning to the idyllic right-hand point breaks of Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka, this September for the So Sri Lanka Pro 2019 Men’s QS3,000 event. The five-day contest is sponsored by the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion […]

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 […]