Californian Lakey Peterson at the 2015 Target Women's Pro in Maui. - WSL / Kelly Cestari
Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) formally included surfing as a gold medal sport in the Sports Programme for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games.
Made famous in the early 90’s by acclaimed surf photographer John Callahan and pro-riders Taylor Knox and Evan Slater, Cloud 9 on Siargao Island has slowly progressed as an alternative surfing/vacation destination while holding true to its off-the-beaten path roots of past. As Siargao has gained popularity over the years, while locals have always shied away from a comparison to the fast paced and quick development of other Asian surf destinations.Read More
Indonesia’s Raditya Rondi & Philippine's Nilbie Blancada Take Big Wins at Quiksilver Padma Challenge
30 July 2016, Kuta-Bali: Capping off the end of a long day of intense competition at the Quiksilver Padma Challenge presented by the Australian Consulate General, the Men’s and Women’s Division finals won respectively by 4-time ASC champion Raditya Rondi from Kuta, Bali, and Nildie Blancada who hails from Siargao Island in the Philippines.Read More