Courtney Conlogue (USA) has won the Women’s Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach today after defeating Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) in four-to-six foot (1 – 2 metre) conditions at the prestigious Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach.
The Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, the third stop on the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), witnessed heated action today as the event completed men’s Round 1 and women’s Round 4.
The opening day of the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, the third stop on the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), saw incredible performances as the event ran through women’s Rounds 1, 2 and 3 in three-to-five foot (1 – 2 metre) conditions at Bells Beach.
Former World Tour Competitor Glyndyn Ringrose will surf in his first World Tour event since 2000 at the Rip Curl Pro after winning the Visit Victoria Trials at Bells Beach.
Matt Wilkinson has won the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, utilizing his electric backhand to best fellow Finalist Jordy Smith in solid six-to-ten foot waves at the iconic venue in the Australian State of Victoria.
Bells Beach – Courtney Conlogue claimed victory today at the Rip Curl Women’s Pro Bells Beach, defeating Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS) in three-to-five foot waves at the world-renowned Bells Beach in the Australian state of Victoria.
Hawaiians Dusty Payne and Mason Ho will be competing in the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach men’s contest as the injuries to CT tour stars continue to pile up. Ho will officially be replacing Filipe Toledo , who was forced to pull out of the rest of the Australian leg due to a groin injury he suffered at Snapper Rocks during the Quiksilver Pro. Payne is filling the hole left by Australian rookie Jack Freestone, who suffered a serious leg injury shortly after the event.
The second stop on the 2016 Samsung Galaxy World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, is set to commence this week with the world’s best surfers converging on the hallowed surfing ground in the Australian State of Victoria.
Filipe Toledo continues to amaze with his progressive style. In this interview with World Surf League analyst Todd Kline, the Brazilian breaks down his thought process from takeoff to claim for the nine-pointer.
After an agonizingly slow start, the action at Bells got progressively more heated throughout on a day that featured some big upsets, solid performances and a fresh note for the history books.