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Get the low-down on all of the event news and press releases from in and around the 2013 Rip Curl Cup
Mega Semadhi Wins 2013 Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang Invitational
August 11th, 2013 – Local boy Mega Semadhi finds redemption at Padang Padang and claims his first Rip Curl Cup in pumping barrels.
2013 Rip Curl Cup is ON for this Sunday; watch it LIVE!
August 10th, 2013 – The 2013 Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang Invitational has been called ON for this Sunday (August 11th).
Memorial Paddle-out for Allan Byrne in Bali
August 9th, 2013 – A memorial paddle-out was held at Padang Padang beach in Bali on Saturday, Aug. 10th to celebrate the life of master surfboard shaper Allan Byrne.
Rip Curl Cup Expression Session Goes Off at Padang
August 6th, 2013 – History was made Tuesday at Padang Padang when the first live broadcast in Rip Curl Cup history went out to the world.
Rip Curl Cup Targeting Potential Tuesday Start
August 2nd, 2013 – For the second time in the event waiting period, contest directors have switched the official event status to “High Alert.”
Padang Padang Awakens For Warmup Freesurf
July 30th, 2013 – A solid dose of Indian Ocean swell saw the mythical wave at Padang Padang come alive on Monday morning
Rip Curl Cup 2013 On High Alert For Big Monday Swell
July 27th, 2013 – The 2013 Rip Curl Cup Invitational at Padang Padang has gone on “High Alert” for the first time in the waiting period.
Surfing Life Wallpaper: The Waiting Game
July 26, 2013 – Usually waiting for a swell is a tedious thing, but during the Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang the waiting period is a grand old time.
Uluwatu Fundraiser Raises Over $18,000
July 17, 2013 – On a historic night, Rip Curl and Uluwatu Surf Villas successfully raised over $18,000 to help preserve Uluwatu beach.
2nd Annual Project Clean Uluwatu Fundraiser
July 8, 2013 – Once-in-a-lifetime prizes will be up for auction this weekend when Uluwatu Surf Villas and Rip Curl host an evening of ocean-inspired art, music and film.
Artist Of The Search: Alex Krastev
July 8, 2013 – Meet the creator behind the Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang Ten-Year Anniversary artwork.
Padang Padang Beach Cleanup
June 28, 2013 – Rip Curl surfers and staff help clean up one of Bali's most treasured beaches before the Rip Curl Cup opening ceremony.
Mick Fanning & 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 Mick Fanning and Gabriel Medina.
Trials Wildcards Decided At Pumping Padang Padang
June 30, 2013 – Rahtu Suargita and Alik Rudiarta claimed the top spots at the Rip Curl Cup Trials in spitting Padang Padang barrels on Sunday.
Solid Swell On Tap For Trials & Opening Ceremony
June 28, 2013 – Sixteen of Bali's best local surfers are preparing to surf pumping Padang Padang for the Rip Curl Cup Trials.
2013 Rip Curl Cup Will Be Webcast LIVE!
June 5, 2013 – For the first time in history, the Rip Curl Cup at Padang Padang will be webcast live to the world. Stay tuned...
Interview: Chris Ward
May 27, 2013 – Catching up with Wardo, the defending Rip Curl Cup Champion.
Chris Ward wins 2012 Rip Curl Cup!
Aug 9th, 2012 – With a miracle wave in the dying seconds of the Final, California's Chris Ward pigdogs his way to a Padang Padang title.
The Rip Curl Cup Past Champions
May 22, 2013 – The list of past Rip Curl Cup champions includes some of the finest tuberiders of the modern era. Who will drink from the Cup on the ten-year anniversary?