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Rip Curl Sponsorship for Bali Surfer

Today, Rip Curl proudly announced to renew their contract with Bali barrel charger and everybody's darling Garut Widiarta. Garut is not only one of the best surfers from Bali, that is well known around the Balinese Surf scene for his outstanding performances at legendary spots like uluwatu, he currently holds place two in the 2013 Asian Surfing Championship Tour.

In a recent interview about his latest signing Garut stated: "I've been with Rip Curl since I'm 12 yars old. Rip Curl is like family for me and I'm so stoked I can continue my dream of living the search." So big ups at this point from our team here at Stormrider Surf Camp Bali. Always proud if one of the Bali riders has the chance to enter the game of professional surfing. Stay save, have fun and never forget your roots.

Garuta Widiarta

Garut Widiarta surfing in Bali

As well as Garut is travelling all over the world, he surely loves his home and spend every possible second around the awesome spots in Bali. Here, you can wtch his promo clip, if you wanna know what his surfing looks like. The video contains footage from some of the most famous spots in Bali, like Uluwatu and Kuta beach. Both spots are on the regular guiding plan of the stormrider camp.

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How to get sponsored in Bali

Garut Widiarta is 25 now. By the time he got signed on Rip Curl with his first contract he was 13 years old. So the easiest way to answer this question is - start early boys and good luck!

Greg Miller - Athlete and avid longboarder

September last year we had the great pleasure to welcome Greg Miller and his friend Chris Connely at our surfcamp on bali. Both are not only avid surfers but also all-around-nice-guys, great fun hanging out and go surfing with.

Greg Miller at his homebreak

Greg Miller is owner of the surfers-hotel Sandpiper Lodge, Playa Hermosa in Costa Rica and a true athlete. He is the current land speed record holder (65.4 mph on a lightweight bike version of the Gold Rush) and did fly an ultra-light, muscle-powered grossamer albatross-plane over the british channel.

Greg Miller at Hermosa Beach

As both, Greg and Chris are longboarders, our camp-manager Arnd did personaly provide guiding for this guys as no other guide in the camp enjoys riding longboards.

Greg Miller Tuberide with longboard Greg Miller Tuberide

In case any of you plan on visiting costa rica i can really recommend staying with greg. Say hi from us in that case.