2015 Rip Curl Grom Search // Kewalos Hawaii Results
Summer Macedo Wins Hawaii’s Rip Curl Grom Search
(TOP – Summer Macedo in the finals photo by Rip Curl USA)
16th July 2015 – Hawaii’s top talent gathered once again at Kewalo Basin on the south shore of Oahu for the annual Rip Curl Grom Search presented by Banzai Bowls. With a record setting RCGS Kewalos attendance of 94 competitors, who were greeted to perfect 3-4 foot A-frame peaks, the level of surfing was phenomenal! Competitors were not only battling for bragging rights, cash, and amazing prize bags, but also more importantly, for the highly coveted invitation to compete in the RCGS National Final this October, at Upper Trestles, CA.
With the top four girls in the 16 & Under divisions will have the opportunity to compete in the RCGS International Final, which is going on the Search once again in 2015 to an undisclosed location.
The girls final was super stacked with 6 girls was a battle not only for the win but the top four receiving invites to the National Final. Taking home the win this year was regular foot powerhouse, Summer Macedo. Macedo earned $250 for the win and a large bag of loot. 2nd went to Julie Nishimoto, 3rd former International GromSearch winner Brisa Hennessy, 4th Gabriela Bryan, 5th Emily Nishimoto, and 6th Summer Ivy.
OFFICIAL RESULTS FROM STOP #2 OF THE RIP CURL GROM SEARCH PRESENTED BY BANZAI BOWLS
Girls 16 & Under
1st. Summer Macedo ($250)
2nd. Julie Nishimoto
3rd. Brisa Hennessy
4th. Gabriella Bryan
5th. Emily Nishimoto
6th. Summer Ivy
Words and photos by Rip Curl USA