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2013 Rip Curl Cup is ON

by on Saturday 10th August, 2013   8235 Visits   Comments


Pepen Hendrik threading one of the first tubes of the day. © 2014 Liquid Barrel


You have to pay to play at Padang Padang. Made Lana breaking the first board of the day. © 2014 Liquid Barrel


Bali Legend Rizal Tandjung using all of his many years of experience at Padang to progress through to the quarters. © 2014 Liquid Barrel

The 2013 Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang Invitational has been called ON. A massive southwest swell has lit up the southern coast of Bali, and the waves at Padang Padang have finally reached the world-class calibre required to run the 10-year anniversary of Asia’s most prestigious surf contest. Watch live HERE

Thirty-two of the best barrel riders in the world, including defending champion Chris Ward (USA), Ry Craike (Aus), Rizal Tandjung (Bali), Lee Wilson (Bali) and Mark Healey (Hawaii), have gathered at Padang Padang and are prepared to battle it out.

The drama begans at 6:30 AM Sunday morning with Heat 1: Christian Fletcher (USA), Dylan Longbottom (Australia), Pepen Hendrik (Bali) and 2-time event champion Lee Wilson (Bali).

You can now watch all the surfing action from the Rip Curl Cup LIVE on the event website at www.live.ripcurl.com or via the Rip Curl Live Events App for iPhone.

2013 Rip Curl Cup opening-round heat draw:

Heat 1: Christian Fletcher (USA), Dylan Longbottom (Australia), Pepen Hendrik (Bali), Lee Wilson (Bali).

Heat 2: Usman Trioko (Lombok), Alik Rudiarta (Bali), Luke Hynd (Australia), Kevin Bourez (Tahiti).

Heat 3: Mega Semadhi (Bali), Betet Merta (Bali), Kekoa Bacalso (Hawaii), Ricardo Christie (NZ).

Heat 4: Wayan Gobleg (Bali), Mustofa Jeksen (Bali), Kane Faint (Australia), Ian Cosenza (Brazil).

Heat 5: Made Lana (Bali), Dede Suryana (Java), Mark Healey (Hawaii), Ry Craike (Australia).

Heat 6: Rizal Tandjung (Bali), Bol Adi Putra (Bali), Chris Ward (USA), Jack Robinson (Australia).

Heat 7: Raditya Rondi (Bali), Rahtu Suargita (Bali), Laurie Towner (Australia), Brad Gerlach (USA).

Heat 8: Garut Widiarta (Bali), Marlon Gerber (Bali), Jacob Willcox (Australia), Sean Peggs (NZ).

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