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Rip Curl GromSearch

Rip Curl GromSearch

Rip Curl GromSearch International Final

The World’s Top Groms Prepare for the GromSearch International Final in Raglan, New Zealand

Held from May 4 – 8 in Raglan, North Island, New Zealand, the Rip Curl GromSearch International will play host to 16 of the world’s top junior surfers from seven countries around the globe.

2018 List of Competitors:
Indonesia: Kona Eru & Taina Izquierda
Australia: Finn Hill & Piper Harrison
Brazil: Lucas Vicente & Anne dos Santos
Europe: Guilherme Ribeiro (PRT) & Emma Dubes (FRA)
New Zealand: Caleb Cutmore & Saffi Vette
USA: Cole Houshmand & Keala Tomoda-Bannert
Raglan wildcards: TBC at a local trials event
International wildcards: Xavier Huxtable (AUS) & Kirra-Belle Olsson (AUS)

2017 Sign Up Closed!

The Rip Curl GromSearch is Back!... An International Series of events for male and female surfers aged 16 years and under.

Rip Curl is excited to announce their 14th Annual GromSearch series launching in April this year. The Rip Curl GromSearch series are youth surfing events that include boys and girls divisions in 16 and under, 14 and under, and 12 and under age groups, commonly referred to as “groms”, the aim of the GromSearch is to nurture and recruit the next generation of surfers at a grassroots level.

Event News & Event Dates

Series 1 – Areguling, Lombok, 22nd & 23rd April 2017
Series 2 – Cimaja, West Java - May 13th & 14th
Series 3 – Canggu, Bali, September 16th & 17th
Rip Curl GromSearch – National Final; Uluwatu - October 28th & 29th

All Series Ranking

The Rip Curl GromSearch series has been a great stepping stone for the recent champions of our sport. Former International GromSearch competitors who are currently competing on the WSL Championship Tour include: Gabriel Medina, Owen Wright, Jordy Smith, Kolohe Andino, Felipe Toledo, Steph Gilmore, Sally Fitzgibbons, Tyler Wright, Malia Manuel, Laura Enever and Alana Blanchard.

 

 

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