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Tyler Wright of Lennox Head won the Roxy Pro France, in Landes, Southwest France defeating Courtney Conlogue (USA) in the Final with a near perfect heat score of 19.20 (out of a possible 20.00) on Sunday.

The victory marks Wright’s first of the 2014 season

~ Photos © ASP / Damien Poullenot

 

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