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Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some...

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Gold Coast surfer Chelsea Williams. Photo ASP–Poullenot

Gold Coast surfer Chelsea Williams placed second at the Swatch Girls Pro held at Wanning, Hainan Island, China on Friday. This event decides the ASP Women’s World Longboard Champion. It was the fourth time Williams has finished second in the world.

Agonising for Williams who, after the final, admitted that second in the world is OK but ‘after the fourth time – I’m over it’.

Williams has also finished third in the world on two occasions.

For more information, photos and videos log on to www.SwatchGirlsPro.com

 

 


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