The Padang Cup is one of those contests we can kinda get behind. Reason being: the waves are usually really sick, and the field is a plethora of characters, specialists, locals and icons — making for rad viewing. It feels like a session. And last year we got to see Mason Ho doing drags like the one you see here.
The Padang Cup kicks off waiting period And there’s a crazy swell for it
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There’s a pretty eclectic list of invitees this year too including Bruce Irons, Mason Ho, Ryan Burch, Tom Curren, Jack Robinson, Clay Marzo and locals like Bol, Rizal and Garut.
When the swell hits you can watch live here.