What surfers are sponsored by Rip Curl?

Surf Team

  • Mick Fanning. Gabriel Medina. Tyler Wright.
  • Amuro Tsuzuki. Owen Wright. Bethany Hamilton.
  • Morgan Cibillic. Rosy Hodge. Tom Curren.
  • Mason Ho. Conner Coffin. Matt McGillivray.

Is Rip Curl still Australian owned?

Iconic Australian surf brand Rip Curl has been acquired by New Zealand specialist outdoor retailer Kathmandu in a $350 million deal, following years of sale attempts by the company’s founders. The company has remained privately owned for 50 years.

Is Rip Curl still in business?

Both Rip Curl and Kathmandu just closed stores in Australia. Company stores have also closed in key regions such as Brazil, North America and Europe. While e-commerce can continue in Australia, Europe and Australia, the New Zealand government has shut down online commerce as well as stores.

What countries does Rip Curl operate in?

Today, nine corporate Licensees make and sell Rip Curl products in USA, France, South Africa, Japan, Indonesia, Brazil, Argentina, Peru and Chile. Surfers in the most remote corners of the planet can be seen using Rip Curl products.

Who is the face of Rip Curl?

Mick Fanning
Mick Fanning has seen and achieved more in his life and career than most dare to dream. He has done this in the face of personal tragedy, great adversity, and under harsh scrutiny of the public eye.

Who is the CEO of Rip Curl?

Michael Daly (Jul 1, 2013–)
Rip Curl/CEO

Brooke Farris has been appointed CEO of Rip Curl, becoming the first woman to head up the global surf company in its fifty two year history. Farris has been promoted from her current role as general manager of Rip Curl’s women’s division, to replace outgoing Rip Curl CEO Michael Daly.

Is Rip Curl a good brand?

Founded in 1969 by Brian Singer and Doug “Claw” Warbrick, Rip Curl is one of the world’s most recognized and respected brands. This helps Rip Curl hold a vision of being regarded as The Ultimate Surfing Company. As a part of that vision, Rip Curl has forever prided itself on having the world’s best surf team.

Why did Alana Blanchard get dropped by Rip Curl?

In a statement provided to Stab magazine, Rip Curl denied the reason behind the split was due to Blanchard falling pregnant. When Alana stepped into the next phase of her life as a mother, we went to great lengths to support her throughout her pregnancy and months after,” the statement read.

What is Rip Curl known for?

Rip Curl is a designer, manufacturer, and retailer of surfing sportswear (also known as boardwear) and accompanying products, and a major athletic sponsor. Rip Curl has become one of the largest surfing companies in Australia, Europe, South America, North America and South Africa.

Where do you buy Rip Curl surf gear?

Born at Bells Beach in 1969, Rip Curl’s vision is to be regarded as the Ultimate Surfing Company in all that we do. Our online surf shop has apparel, gear, and other accessories so you can be ready for any adventure. Explore our line-up of quality wetsuits, boardshorts, bikinis, tide watches, and more.

Where does the Rip Curl Pro take place?

The event is based at Bells Beach, Victoria, Australia. The event winner is awarded the prestigious ‘Bell’ trophy. The song “Hells Bells” by AC/DC is played every morning before the first competition.

How many surfers are at Rip Curl GromSearch?

72 of the finest junior surfers from around the country will descend on the country’s first ever public surf park to battle it out for the title of GromSearch National Champion. Qualifying athletes from the Rip Curl GromSearch series will be joined by wildcards to enjoy a day of surfing perfect waves in the 2-hectare, crystal-clear lagoon.

When is the Rip Curl national final in Melbourne?

“We’re excited to welcome our partners Rip Curl and Surfing Victoria to host the Gromsearch National Final at URBNSURF Melbourne in March,” said Damon Tudor, URBNSURF Group CEO.