Oct 10, 2022

The Rip Curl GromSearch Kicks Back Into Action!

Presented By Samudera Indonesia

Started as a one-day surfing event at Victoria’s Jan Juc beach in 1999, GromSearch has developed to a worldwide series of events designed specifically for the 16 years and under surfer, commonly termed ‘grommets’.  The series is designed to provide fun events for groms to enjoy themselves and meet crew from around the country, whilst developing their competitive game.

Located in Halfway Kuta Beach Bali, Rip Curl GromSearch 2022 presented by Samudera Indonesia will be hosted as a single event competition for two days on 29th-30th of October 2022.

The list of previous GromSearch finalists illustrates the significant history of the series, with World Surf League (WSL) competitors Men's WSL athletes include: Gabriel Medina, Owen Wright, Italo Ferreira, Jordy Smith, Kolohe Andino, Filipe Toledo, Kanoa Igarashi, Ryan Callinan, Leonardo Fioravanti, Connor O’Leary & Morgan Cibilic.

Women's WSL athletes - Tyler Wright, Carissa Moore, Steph Gilmore, Sally Fitgibbons, Malia Manuel, Nikki Van Dijk, Tatiana Weston-Webb, Bronte McCaulay, Caroline Marks, Macy Callaghan, Brisa Hennessy, Isabella Nichols & Bethany Hamilton.

Meanwhile our former Rip Curl GromSearch Indonesia finalists include: Garut Widiarta, Ketut Agus, Ryuki Waida and Taina Izquierdo.

Boys Division

  • 16 and Under Boys
  • 14 and Under Boys
  • 10 and Under Boys

Girls Division

  • 16 and Under Girls
  • 14 and Under Girls
  • 10 and Under Girls

Rip Curl is looking for young and fresh talents to build the next generation of upcoming surfers. So... Let the Grommets rock!

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