Sitting at the top of the Challenger Series rankings, Indonesian Olympian Rio Waida looks keen for a possible three-peat next week at the VANS US Open of Surfing.
Best Of Rio Waida... So Far! Current No. 1 On Challenger, Rio Looks At CT Qualification
Coming off of back-to-back wins at the Sydney Surf Pro and Ballito Pro, the young Bali local seems ready to impress yet again in Huntington Beach, well on his way to becoming Indonesia’s first Championship Tour surfer. The Vans US Open of Surfing is one of the sport’s greatest traditions. At the iconic Huntington Beach Pier, Rio Waida, Caity Simmers, and the world’s top up-and-coming surfers face off in front of huge crowds as they battle to qualify for the Championship Tour and join the hallowed list of US Open champions.