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Bali Big Eco Weekend and the Quiksilver King of Groms

Bali Big Eco Weekend and the Quiksilver King of Groms


July 02, 2011,July 2nd, 2011, Kuta-Bali : Today is the Bali's Big Eco Weekend premier and the annual Quiksilver King of Groms surfing competition in Kuta Beach which was packed with full of highlights from sunrise to sunset, starting with 78 young surfers competing in the foaming waves, perfect for the three rounds of actions and ended with the surf movies on the beach.


Jeren Kiring who was not just posted the highest scoring waves of a day, 7 points from 10 possible, but also the day's highest heat score of 13.5 out of 20 possibilities, was the star of that day surfing action. He will meet his opponents, Maracandra, in the 4 men Round format that will begin tomorrow morning. There are still 16 surfers remaining in the competition, all hoping for the prestigious title, the King of Groms, where the winner will receive all expenses of paid trip to France to compete in the International King of Groms that will be held in Hossegor France and a brand new Yamaha motorcycle.

Bali's Big Eco Weekend event was officially opened by the Governor of Bali, Made Mangku Pastika, who rang the Bali gong after giving a speech. The Deputy Minister of Tourism and Culture, I Gusti Putu Laksaguna, was also gave speeches.

A very interesting race of more than 100 lifeguards was held just after the speech. The lifeguards were impressive, getting big cheers from all people who gathered on the beach to watch.


As the sun started to head downwards in the West, it's time for the release of sea turtles in front of the Conservatory of turtles near the Hard Rock Cafe. Legendary surfer Mark Richards, Martin Potter, and Jake Paterson joined the crowd of hundreds to see the little fellows to be released to the sea.

Evening entertainments including music by Hydrant, a Mark Richards surfboard giveaway and other prizes, then finish with Stormriders surf film, Moments, and Kelly Slater (Evolution Champion) at the beach.

Quiksilver King of Groms was presented by Coca-Cola Zero and supported by Yamaha, Lines Magazine,, SurfTime magazine, Magic Wave Surf Community Newspaper, Royal Video Magazine (RVM),,, AlamTV and BaliTV.

Bali's Big Eco Weekend was sponsored by Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia, Quiksilver Indonesia, Quiksilver Foundation, Garuda Indonesia, Harris Hotel, Desa Adat Kuta and media partner with Garuda, Indomultimedia, JJK, and JalanJalan.

For further info, please contact:
  • Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia
    Diah Sasanawati-Anna / Agustina Wayansari
    HP: 0813818554 / 08159209231
    Email: diah.sasanawati @ / agustina.wayansari @
  • Quiksilver SEA
    Ni Putu Purniati
    Marketing Manager
    Tel: +62811387805
  • Coca-Cola ISC Tour
    Tim Hain
    Media Director
    Tel: +628123606674

About Quiksilver Inc:
Quiksilver, Inc. (NYSE:ZQK) is the world's leading outdoor sports lifestyle company, which designs, produces and distributes a diversified mix of branded apparel, footwear, accessories and related products. The Company's apparel and footwear brands represent a casual lifestyle for young-minded people that connect with its boardriding culture and heritage.

The reputation of Quiksilver's brands is based on different outdoor sports. The Company's Quiksilver, Roxy, DC and Hawk brands are synonymous with the heritage and culture of surfing, skateboarding and snowboarding, and its beach and water oriented swimwear brands include Raisins, Radio Fiji and Leilani.

The Company's products are sold in over 90 countries in a wide range of distribution, including surf shops, skate shops, snow shops, its proprietary Boardriders Club shops and other company-owned retail stores, other specialty stores and select department stores. Quiksilver's corporate and Americas' headquarters are in Huntington Beach, California, while its European headquarters are in St. Jean de Luz, France, and its Asia/Pacific headquarters are in Torquay, Australia.

About Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia (CCAI):
"Coca-Cola" was first introduced in Indonesia in 1927 and was produced locally in 1932. CCAI is the leading manufacturer and distributor of soft drinks in Indonesia. It manufactures and distributes under license products of The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC). The company's headquarter Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) is one of the largest bottlers of non-alcoholic ready to drink beverages in Asia Pacific region and one of the world's top five Coca-Cola bottlers. Currently CCAI has production facilities set up in Medan, Padang, Lampung, Cibitung-Bekasi, Bandung,Semarang, Surabaya and Denpasar. We employ over 10,000 people and operate thousands of vehicles to deliver more than 100 million cases of beverages per year to hundreds fo thousands of retail outlets throughout the archipelago.

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