North coast girls at the Roxy Pro France


Stephanie Gilmore of Tweed Heads, right, in devastating form during Round 1 of the Roxy Pro France yesterday. Gilmore won her opening heat, placing second during Round 3 behind fellow Aussie Sally Fitzgibbons and will take on Hawaii’s Alana Blanchard during Round 5, when competition resumes today.

Lennox Head surfer Tyler Wright won her opening heat the Roxy Pro France with ease, defeating Sofia Mulanovich and Alana Blanchard to advance directly into Round 3 where she beat Hawaiian Malia Manuel and Coco Ho.

wright1173roxyfra13kirstin_nWright, who is in contention for this year’s ASP World Title, made her intentions clear, surfing with confidence to win with a 14.37 (out of 20.00) heat score.

Wright now sits and waits on the quarter final list for the results of Round 4.

The Roxy Pro France is stop seven of eight on the  ASP Women’s World Championship Tour and has a waiting period from September 24 to 30, 2013.

Photos ASP ~ Kirstin Scholtz

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