In absolutely pumping 6 ft plus Padang-Padang this afternoon, Rathu Suargita, Mustofa Jeksen, Koki Hendrawan and Koko Mitsua had 40 coveted minutes to battle it out for the two wildcard spots up for grabs in the prestigious Rip Curl Cup Padang-Padang, which will see 12 of the world’s best and 12 of Indonesia’s best tuberiders take on Bali’s most spectacular wave in a one-day barrel extravaganza sometime during the 6 week waiting period that runs from July 5 to August 17.
Watch the main event from July 5 to August 17 on live.ripcurl.com
Find out more about local Balinese surfers in the lastest episode of LOCAL STYLE: INDO, The Surf Channel’s original travel series.
“The New Breed: Indo” features local surfers Agus Setiawan, Tumblin Adjuzh & Alik Rudiarta. Watch Season 2, Episode 5 of LOCAL STYLE and get to know the young up-and-coming surfers in Uluwatu.
Produced by NamHee Han. Additional footage by Everton Luis, Mike Rodger & Ropik.
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