The results are officially in, 19-year-old Indo surfer and Quiksilver grom Rio Waida has landed a Wildcard spot into the 2019 Corona Bali Protected. The Bali local made the cut by currently being the highest ranked Indonesian QS surfer on Tour.
Waida narrowly beat out Oney Anwar for the honor, with the veteran Indo surfer getting defeated in Round 4 Heat 2 at the Gold Coast Open. According to the current heart draw, Waida is set to face off against defending World Champ Gabriel Medina and Deivid Silva in Heat 6 of the Seeding round.
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