Results for Gold Coast
It’s all about location, especially in surfing. With small waves and big high tides stalling the Quiksilver Pro and Roxy Pro Gold Coast, contest officials are considering relocating the event from Snapper Rocks to Duranbah (more commonly known as D-Bah). The beach is just southeast of Snapper, around the headland. Officials will make the call whether or not to move Friday morning local time.
After waiting for the tide to drop, Round 2 of the Roxy Pro Gold Coast got going mid-morning.
With conditions still inconsistent, wave selection played a big part in surfers’ scores. In Heat 2, Johanne Defay (FRA) caught more waves than Nikki Van Dijk (AUS), and scored a 9.00 on one of the bigger ones of the heat. But Van Dijk’s selectivity paid off, matching her excellent-range score — an 8.10 — with a 7.37 for a higher heat total and a narrow win.
Gabriel Medina. John John Florence. Kelly Slater. The pros will be back in action with the first men’s Samsung Galaxy WSL Championship Tour event of the year. Watch them LIVE at worldsurfleague.com starting February 28 – March 11.
With these family friendly surf trip destinations, you can keep everyone happy. Whether it be in Mexico or Samoa, surfers, non-surfers and those in between can all have a fantastic vacation.
New edit starring Indo pride surfer, Oney Anwar at Glod Coast.
Five-time ASP Women’s World Champion Stephanie Gilmore collected her fifth Roxy Pro Gold Coast crown, topping Bianca Buitendag in the Final.
Brazilian prodigy Gabriel Medina put together an impressive come-from-behind performance to win the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast over Joel Parkinson.
A massive 3.4 meter great white shark was killed after being caught on a drum line just 300 meters off Greenmount Beach in Coolangatta, just out of the Roxy Pro contest site at Snapper Rocks.
The Quik team ain’t bad, and all we ever want from em is to see them rip. As you surf critics know, the best shit normally goes on between competition action. Fortunately for us the good people at Quik sent a camera to follow Dane Reynolds, Kelly Slater, Matt Banting and the rest of their gang as they got ready for the Quiky Pro.