Passion Comes in Waves

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THE ISSUE OF PASSION

We are only great when we act with great passion. Especially when it can overcome a very wet monsoon season. These past few months have demanded a passion from all of us. A passion for waves, a passion for the environment, a passion for each other. Only a few windows of opportunity presented themselves. You had to be on or miss it.

You could see it in the surfing, led by a re-energized Garut Widarta, who has been surfing better than he ever has. Surftime sat with him recently and asked what it was that had fueled his new passion. He replied simply, “Fatherhood”. We are also proud to feature on our cover the great Made Winada Adi Putra.

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TAJ BURROW GOES BACK-TO-BACK AT KOMUNE BALI PRO PRES

Keramas Beach, Bali Indonesia: Saturday May 7th, 2016

In one of his last ever World Surf League (WSL) event appearances, Taj Burrow won the Komune Bali Pro Presented by The Mad Hueys for the second year in a row in pumping four-to- six foot waves at Bali’s best right-hander, Keramas. Burrow clinched victory in the final minute against Australia’s Central Coast underdog Shane Holmes who was a standout for all of the event.

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THE GROMMETS ROCKED WEST JAVA


Rip Curl’s GromSearch #2 turned up the heat at Batu Karas, West Java last weekend as Indonesia’s hottest Under 16 year old surfers displayed exactly the kind of surfing that this contest series was created to inspire. High flying maneuvers were the order of the day at the “Malibu of Indonesia” highlighted by the hottest battle of the year when Ketut Agus, title defender from Gromsearch #1 at Lombok, dramatically lost his number one spot to Padma’s Raju Sena.



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RIP CURL GROMSEARCH LOMBOK SCORES THE WAVES IT WAS LOOKING FOR!

Lombok, 15FEB16- Rip Curl’s Gromsearch lived up to its name by not only searching for the best young surfers in Indonesia but also searching for the best waves for them to surf in. After a last minute decision to move the contest from Senggigi Beach all the way across the island to Kuta Lombok’s famed Seger Beach, the Senggigi Boardriders jumped into action with transport and support and coordinated with the West side boys to make it all happen. Sure enough, the predicted swell moved in and gave the competitors a perfect field of 3-4 foot rights with light winds and yet another great Gromsearch was underway.

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TAINA IZQUIERDO RUNNER-UP IN THE TAJ’S SMALL FRIES CHAMPIONSHIPS

Bali’s Taina Izquierdo faced her biggest challenge in Western Australia recently. Paddling out into rough conditions against two of Australia’s hottest under 16’s women and her best friend,Bali’s Cinta Hansel, Taina was able to find a series of rare lefts that vaulted her to runner-up on this, the second stop of the prestigious Aussie “bloodline” series.

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KUTA BEACH FEST 2015 – A CREATIVITY MOVEMENT OF YOUTH

3. Kuta Beach Fest 2015

Kuta Beach Festival ( a creativity movement of youth ) adalah Sebuah event di pantai kuta yg diselenggarakan oleh generasi muda kuta , dengan mengumpulkan semua konsep dan kreatifitas jiwa muda serta didukung oleh venue “Pantai Kuta” yang merupakan icon destination bagi wisatawan mancanegara maupun dosmetik, maka terbentuklah event ini dengan mengusung tema Youth Art and culture.

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