Press Release; The Invitational Surf Challenge 2015

The Lembongan Surf Team “Invitational Surf Challenge” presented by our regency the Klungkung Government and supported by AusPT, is set to “GO” for an explosive 3 days of competition of surfing by some of Bali’s hottest surfers, July 18th, 19th, & 20th.

To celebrate LST’s 15th year anniversary, for the first time in our history, we have invited surfers from Sanur, Nusa Dua, Uluwatu, Padang-Padang & Bingin board-rider clubs too challenge our own local surfers to compete for a purse of 15,000,000rp.

A SSW swell forecast of chest to head high sets – will see the first day of competition, July 18th, for our “Locals Only” Grommet division – starting at the legendry “Shipwrecks” reef, a wave that allows for high performance surfing – moving too the famous “Lacerations” as the swell begins to rise with over head sets for the next 2 days of competition, July 19th & 20th, setting the stage for deep barrels over a shallow razor sharp reef for the Open Invitational division.

Arjun (30 yr grommet) photo by D1N60

Arjun (30 yr grommet) photo by D1N60

Robot Bestt – LST’s 2014 Open Champion, will be defending his title and leading the charge of locals surfers, Putra Herwaman, Agus Frimanto, Putu Anggara, Balon, Learon & Werdi; against and defying the invitees – names such as Mega Semadi, Tommy Sobery, Gobleg Suyadnya, Alik Rudiarta & Agus Blacky; to put their talent and skill on the line.

Robot Bestt, LST 2014 Open Champion. photo by D1N60

Robot Bestt, LST 2014 Open Champion. photo by D1N60

This is one exciting event not to be missed, as each and every surfer competiting has grown up learning to surf upon Bali’s most famous coral reefs; promising to deliver pure exhilaration & excitement for spectators & guests alike thru-out the 3 days of competition, set against the scenic backdrop of Bali’s Mount Agung – be sure to bring your camera & video to capture these priceless moments of time.
Ceremony for our event will be held at the Jungutbutu Temple on July 17th late afternoon for blessing from the Gods. The contest site is located beachfront of Tarci Bungalows & Restaurant (Shipwrecks) for surfer check-in and for all contest updates, results & tee-shirt sales. Presentation nite will be held at the Jibaku Bar & Restaurant, where the new Champions & Team winners will be crowned & celebrated thru-out the evening with local Balinesse dancers, great food & drink, with DJ to follow into the nite.


Putu Anggara, photo by D1N60

LST would like to acknowledge and thank the following sponsors for their support in this event and for rewarding our youth and team members for being exceptional guardians of our ocean water ways; and also for being able to share God’s gifts of nature with others, Thank you.

Marine Walk, Bendesa Adat Jungubatu, Kepala Desa Jungubatu, Kepala Desa Lembongan, Rob & Annmaree Fairweather, Indiana Kenanga, Blue Corner Dive, Mojo Surf, Villa Bukit, David & Christine Master, Tarci Bungalows, LPD Jungubatu, Lembongan Reef, Lembongan Sugariwa Express, Ware Ware Café & Restaurant, D’Camel Hotel, Linda’s Bungalows & Restaurant, Lembongan Rocky Fast Cruises, Glory Express, UNICO, Clam, Nasty, Mavis, Lembongan Sanctuary Villas, Froggy Surf School, Lembongan Dive Center, Lembongan Water Sport, Ben Stace, Samudra Villa, Shipwrecks Surf Retreat, 1975, Lembongan Beach House (Bostock), Castaway, Kayana Spa & Boutique, Kelly Borthwik, Lembongan Island Beach Villa, Big Fish, World Dive, Becky Murdoch, Café Bali, Captain Coconut Snorkeling Tour, Coconut Beach Restaurant, Organic Spa, Yoga Shack, Harmony Villa, Lemongrass Restaurant, Pirate Villa, Theater Restaurant, Super Freak, Newbro Surfing, Manski Resort, Scoot Fast Boats, Equator, Lembongan Aqua Villa.

Contest Contact Information;
LST President; Wayan Lena ph; 081 337 346 056
LST Contest Director; Komo Sastrawan ph; 082 147 419 349

Posted in LST 2015 Contest, LST Championship, News.

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