Nov 8, 2019

SAFARI GROM SEARCH 2019 Powered by Rip Curl – The Search for the Ultimate Surf Grommet 




The annual Grom Search event organized by Safari Xtreme Sports & Events will be back in Cherating beach, Pahang this coming 13th to 15th December... 


Thanks to the continued partnership with RipCurl Malaysia, Tourism Pahang, and MOTAC Pahang, the only surf event which focuses on youths and kids (below 16 years old) airms to attract the best local talents in surfing, international competitors and crowd from Pahang and neighbouring states for a 3-day competition during this monsoon season....

The event will also be offering family activities, adding on more fun to Cherating beach this year....


What’s new this year, is that SAFARI X is also throwing the inaugural event of SAFARI JUNIOR OPEN 2019, opened to surfers from all over the world aged between 16 to 21 years.... 

To date, the event has received more than 50 participations with an encouraging mix of local and international surfers.  SAFARI X event is to expect participations from countries such as India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia Singapore and Thailand among others...



The SAFARI GROM SEARCH or SGS started in 2017 with the main objective of discovering new local talents in the arena of surfing.  As such it is hoped to grow to be one of the biggest and most anticipated surfing competitions involving youths and kids.  Winners will win lucrative Cash Prizes, and fabulous prizes from sponsors as well as bringing home a SAFARI GROM SEARCH 2019 trophy....

Last year, the competition received more than 80 participations from local youths and kids from as young as 7 years old, to compete in the surfing competition, also held in Cherating, Pahang. The event is marked as one of the key events of the year by Tourism Pahang, attracted more than 2000 visitors during the 3-day event which   consists of a beach carnivale, tele-matches, night concert, and a surf clinic, on top of the surfing competitions. 


Sponsors who are supporting this year’s event to-date are Royal Chulan Cherating Chalet, Fida Agency, OHANA Dentist, Vans, Haus Boom, Langit Biru, Stars Global Media Solutions and Candy Wax.

Mushidy Ibrahim, Director of Safari Xtreme Sports & Events, the organizer of this event said “We are seeing improvements in terms of participation from the locals and this year from international surfers which is a testament that this annual event is gaining traction and more and more people in the surfing community are aware of our efforts here at SAFARI X”.



“The Safari Grom Search 2019 is a great platform to promote Pahang, especially Cherating, as a surfing destination.  Sports Tourism is definitely a new effective way of promoting some destinations here in Malaysia.  We are blessed to have a beautiful beach such as Cherating and its seasonal waves.  With international surfers coming all the way from India, proves that Cherating is worth to be highlighted” said Dato’ Idros Yahya, Director of MOTAC Pahang who has high hope that this event can be an integral part of Visit Malaysia 2020 initiative.



“Tourism Pahang is proud to be supporting this event for the third year this year as it has been proven to be beneficial for the Cherating community and is fitting our objectives.  The event is gaining traction every year and is becoming more and more effective in attracting visitors whether domestically or internationally to Cherating, Pahang” Datuk Ishak Mokhtar was quoted saying about the event that Tourism Pahang has been supporting since day one.


Just for your info, SAFARI X was incorporated in 2017 as an event organizing company focusing on extreme sports for kids and youths, the company is passionate about discovering and growing local talents for Malaysia.  

For more information pls visit www.safarixtreme.com or call Mushidy Ibrahim, the Program Director at 012 – 3902679. 

  




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