The Talegong Longboard Festival 2013 is the first official longboarding event with the goal to promote the longboarding scene in Indonesia. “There are to many undiscovered downhill spots here in Indonesia, Talegong was one of them, said Yudo Baskoro,” owner of Watermelon Boardshop in Jakarta. We discovered this spot accidentally. “We never expected that this spot will offer a lot of stoke to those who will ride the spot.” Yudo added.
Gerard Cancio wins the first ever official longboard race in Indonesia, the Talegong Longboard Festival 2013 in Garut West Java. Beating some of the best longboarders from Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia, Gerard sealed his career with another victory, earning him the title of the best downhill longboarder in South East Asia.