Surfer Profile: Tipi Jabrik

PHUKET: Nearly 100 of the world’s top surfers are competing at the Quiksilver Thailand Surfing Competition at Patong Beach, Phuket.

Fraser Morton profiles a few of the big names at this year’s event.

Name: Tipi Jabrik

Age: 33

From: Bali, Indonesia

Division: Open Division and Long Board Division

Career Competitions: 200

Career Wins: 3

Fact: Last year’s Quiksilver Men’s Open Champion (Phuket)

Favorite place to surf: “Whatever is right in front of me. Today, it’s Patong.”

Where next? Home to Bali. His favorite place to be.

His words: “Although I won last year, I will not be battling for the championship this year. With the field of professionals out there, it’s going to be very challenging. I don’t think I will be up there come the last day.”

— Fraser Morton

Phuket News

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