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20 // GROM

rio waida Age:

Favorite word:


Practice, practice, practice.

What do you do when you aren’t surfing?

Best local band:

I don’t like local bands.

Think about surfing. Village:

Airs or barrels?



Favorite surf movie:

Is Tupac still alive?

Surf Club:

Padang or Keramas?

Soul Surfer. Bethany Hamilton shreds.

Padma Boys.

Keramas, but I want to try Padang soon.

Favorite non-surf movie:

Yes. Have you ever kissed a girl?

Not yet.

Monsters University.

Favorite Wave:

Nikko and Canggu.

Last time you dropped in? You know they’re a tourist when...


Favorite surfboard:

On my brother. Sorry, Ryuki.

Luke Studer, 5'0” x 16 1/6” x 2 1/16”, Dede Suryana model.

They are taking photos of monkeys... or when they are covered in motorbike bandages.

Dream Girl:

Last time someone dropped in on you?

Betet, Da Guy.

Blonde or brunette?

What I hate about surfing:

When someone drops in!

Favorite local Surfer:

What I love about surfing:

Dede Suryana and Darmayasa Bleronk.

When I’m surfing I forget about everything and just concentrate on that moment. And it’s not boring because I can surf a different wave every day.

Favorite Grom Surfer:

Leonardo Fioravanti and Kanoa Igarashi. Nasi Goreng Or Mie Goreng?

Do you drink alcohol?


Favorite Surfer:

Kelly Slater and Julian Wilson.

I don't know.

When’s the last time you saw police take a bribe?

Every day at the intersection in front of my house.

Favorite drink?

Bagus Banana at Swich. Eikon or Skygarden?

No idea. Place you want to visit most:

USA and Hawaii. Are they the same place?

What’s your goal in life?

To be WCT Champion.

Longest barrel:

Do you still go to school?

How many times have you had Bali Belly?

15 seconds. No joke!

Yes, of course.

Not yet!

What I love about Bali:

Last time you cried?

I'm Sorry:

Good waves and good food.

After I lost my heat at the Lakey contest.

To my brother for all the wedgies.

Nasi goreng. Pizza or Sushi?

Pizza. It's cheaper.

Bali Belly Issue 004