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Fiji Women’s Pro Day 1: Top 17 Battle On Temperamental Cloudbreak

Fiji Women’s Pro Day 1: Top 17 Battle On Temperamental Cloudbreak

Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2014 Schedule: Women’s Round 1 (Heats 1-6) and Round 2 (Heats 1-6) Conditions: Four foot (1.5 metre) building swell at Cloudbreak. Round 1 Heat 1: Paige Hareb (NZL) 10.50, Coco Ho (HAW) 7.77, Lakey Peterson (USA) 7.20 The 2014 Fiji Women’s Pro kicked off with regular footers Lakey Peterson (USA) and [...]

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Wiggolly Dantas Wins Quiksilver Saquarema Prime

Wiggolly Dantas Wins Quiksilver Saquarema Prime

In a closely fought Final, Wiggolly Dantas (BRA), 24, defeated Keanu Asing (HAW), 20, by a score of 11.17 to 11.07 to win the ASP 2014 Quiksilver Saquarema Prime presented by Powerade. With his victory, Dantas earns US$40,000 and 6,500 points toward his ASP Qualifying Series ranking. Wiggolly Dantas (BRA) in his Finals heat against [...]

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Quarterfinalists Decided at Quiksilver Saquarema Prime

Quarterfinalists Decided at Quiksilver Saquarema Prime

Subsequent changes at Itauna Beach forced athletes to face challenging conditions at the 2014 ASP Quiksilver Saquarema Prime presented by Powerade. Rain, strong onshore winds and waves in the 4-6 foot range (1.5-2 metres) were on hand as the Quarterfinalists were decided for the first Prime event of the ASP South America Series. Adriano de [...]

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Field Narrows at Quiksilver Saquarema Prime

Field Narrows at Quiksilver Saquarema Prime

Despite a slight decrease in swell size, rippable waves in the 3-4 foot range (1 metre) continued to materialize at the ASP 2014 Quiksilver Saquarema Prime presented by Powerade in Itauna Beach, Saquarema, Brazil. Keanu Asing (HAW) had a standout performance by once again posting the day’s highest scores. In Round 4, Asing scored a [...]

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Isei Tokovou Wins Fiji Wildcard Slot, Third Trials Victory

Isei Tokovou Wins Fiji Wildcard Slot, Third Trials Victory

A determined Isei Tokovou overcame a daunting point-deficit in the trials Final event to claim the coveted wildcard slot in the ASP Fiji Pro beginning June 1. Waves ranged up to two metres in sunny, slightly windy offshore conditions at Fiji’s famed Cloudbreak. The early lead in the Final between three of Fiji’s top surfers [...]

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Solid Sets, Increased Opportunity at Quiksilver Saquarema Prime

Solid Sets, Increased Opportunity at Quiksilver Saquarema Prime

Competition recommenced on the second day of the ASP 2014 Quiksilver Saquarema Prime presented by Powerade. Quality conditions were on hand as waves in the 3-4 foot range (1 metre) and light offshore winds greeted competitors at Praia de Itauna. A number of high-scoring waves were earned throughout competition on Wednesday, accentuated by Billy Stairmand [...]

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Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Fiji Pro

Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Fiji Pro

Ross Williams starred in Taylor Steele’s Momentum Series and became a professional surfer in 1990. He spent 10 years on the WCT, four ranked in the Top 16. START ‘EM JOSH KERR Currently only seven percent of you have chosen Josh to represent your team. Here’s something to chew on that may persuade you to [...]

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Quiksilver Saquarema Prime Lights Up Itauna, Brazil

Quiksilver Saquarema Prime Lights Up Itauna, Brazil

Sunny skies, light winds, warm water and waves in the 3-4 foot range (1 metre) greeted the assembly of 96 international surfers competing at the iconic Itauna, Brazil for the first prime-rated event of the 2014 ASP Men’s Qualification Series (QS). The 2014 ASP Quiksilver Saquarema Prime presented by Powerade was the first ASP event [...]

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ASP Women’s Fiji Revival Brings Top 17 to the Reef

ASP Women’s Fiji Revival Brings Top 17 to the Reef

In 2006, Jessi Miley-Dyer was a rookie on the Women’s World Championship Tour (WCT). She’d fought her way up the rankings and eventually got her big break: a Cloudbreak. Miley-Dyer’s first year in Fiji was the women’s Tour’s last. A military coup and, later on, a lack of sponsorship dollars, made the island paradise an [...]

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2014 Fiji Women’s Pro Event Guide

2014 Fiji Women’s Pro Event Guide

Official Event Site May 25 – 30, 2014 Cloudbreak/Restaurants: Tavarua, Fiji PRIZE MONEY: $250,000 TIME DIFFERENCE: GMT +12 COORDINATES: 17°51′29″S 177°12′6″E BAGGAGE CLAIM: Nadi International Airport, Nadi, Fiji (NAN) TRANSPORTATION: Once you arrive at the airport in Nadi you will need to hire a bus or shuttle to take you to the harbor. You’ll then [...]

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