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Jeren Kiring crowned junior surf champion

  • Tim Hain

    Contributor

Kuta   /   Fri, April 30 2010   /  12:25 pm

Thirteen-year-old Jeren Kiring claimed the 2010 Rusty GromFest Series Under 16 Division top place at Kuta Beach. As the Under 16 Series champion, Kiring receives an all expense paid trip to Australia. In Australia he will compete with other international GromFest winners in the 15th Annual Rusty GromFest at Lennox Heads this coming July. It will not be his first trip abroad. This budding young surf star has been to Australia before and traveled to New Zealand in January to participate at the ISA World Junior Surfing Championships with the Indonesian Junior Surfing Team. In the previous two events of the three-part Rusty GromFest series, Kiring surfed to second place at both Keramas Beach and Canggu Beach, putting him out in front of the series point standings to be selected to compete at the final Kuta Beach event. On the beach after competing, Kiring said he was...