Fire at Padang Padang

Fire has ripped through several houses and warungs at Padang Padang on Thursday afternoon 21st of April. Fortunately no one was injured. Pete Matthews, Chairman of Rip Curl Indonesia was amongst those who lost their home. You can see photo's and further information on his instagram account. Tragedy struck today, our house along with all of the homestays, and hotels … [Read more...]

Join Us in Cleaning up Bali’s Beaches!

Please join us in our monthly Community Beach Clean Up efforts coming up on Sunday March 9th and Saturday March 22nd starting at 7:00 am You can participate at Kuta Beach, Padma Beach or Kedonganan Beach, whichever beach is closest to you, and join with staff and friends of Quiksilver, Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia, Garuda Indonesia, the Hard Rock Hotel, Hard Rock Café, Harris … [Read more...]

Project Clean Supporters at Uluwatu – Update

Hello PCU Supporters, August is here, and thanks to you, we have had a very positive and productive July. Our fundraising event on July 13th, at the Uluwatu Surf Villas raised over US$18,000. Thanks to the support of all the individuals, companies, artists, and volunteers involved we were able to not only create awareness about the efforts at Uluwatu, but to bring in the … [Read more...]

Mick Fanning And Gabriel Medina Help Launch Rip Curl Soul Surf Project Bali

June 24, 2013 – On Saturday a group of underprivileged youth from 10-15 years old enjoyed surfing with Rip Curl international team riders Mick Fanning and Gabriel Medina and Rip Curl Asia team riders Garut Widiarta and Oney Anwar. With this event, Soul Surf Project Bali and Rip Curl Asia kicked off joining forces in an exclusive sponsorship for one year. “It’s great to … [Read more...]

Canggu Surf Community 5th Annual Surf Contest and Music Day at Echo Beach on August 12th

Come down for a day of fun in the Canggu sun on Sunday, August 12th at Echo Beach, where the CSC (Canggu Surf Community) is holding their 5th annual invitational surf contest and music beach day. Five surf clubs from Brawa to Tabanan have been invited and will be competing in two divisions: Under 21 and Under 16. There is also an Open division for CSC surfers only. Besides … [Read more...]

Second Event of the Magic Wave Billabong Surf Series

INDONESIA, ASIA - Billabong and Magic Wave continue to work together throughout this year in creating an amazing surf league for all the young surfer grommets under 14 living in bali. The Magic Wave Billabong Grommet Series 2012 is on every last Sunday of the month during the dry season. Sunday 27th May 2012 was the second event of the series and continued at Kuta Beach’s … [Read more...]

Bali Clean and Green Multi-Stakeholder Networking for Solutions Forum

Waste is a serious problem for Bali, which mainly relies on the tourism sector. Under the headline "Holidays in Hell: Bali's Ongoing Woes" (1 April 2011), TIME magazine depicted Bali as a resort island overwhelmed by environmental problems, including uncollected rubbish, overflowing sewage plants, and rivers that flush trash into the sea at its most famous beaches. The … [Read more...]

Indonesian Tsunami – Macaronis Resort Video & Relief Effort

I'm sure you've by now all heard of the Tsunami that hit the Mentawai Islands, the death toll to date has topped 400. Our friends over at Macaronis had a fortunate escape with everyone escaping there - you can see some amazing footage in the video we've embed here. You can see that there is literally nothing left of the villa's. I'm sure Mark would appreciate any help you can … [Read more...]

Rip Curl Girls Go Surfing Day 2010

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Bali, Indonesia – Calling all girls!! The hottest all-girls surfing event of the year is only a few days away. Rip Curl's “Girls Go Surfing Day” is an annual event dedicated to introducing girls to surfing for the first time and giving young women surfers the chance to hang out and have fun together on the beach on one special day. It also gives experienced girl surfers the … [Read more...]