- 29 September 2014 | Surfing
Tyler Wright has defeated Courtney Conlogue to claim the Roxy Pro France 2014, in three-to-five foot waves, at Les Guardians. The ASP Women's World Tour title race is on.
Wright surfer opened the day by eliminating current world number one Sally Fitzgibbons in their quarterfinal clash. In the final, Tyler displayed robust and progressive surfing on the available right-handers.
"The conditions were so fun out there and I just got into a great rhythm. I think my first four waves were all over 9 points, so I was really having fun. I've had a lot of success here in France over the years, and I'm rapt to put another win on the board for this year,” explained Wright.
- 28 September 2014 | Surfing
Piso Alcala has conquered the 20th Annual Siargao Cloud 9 Surfing Cup, in Siargao Island, Philippines.
Alcala, a local surfer, had already won the event in 2008 and 2012, but he added another trophy to his personal museum, and the first ever Qualifying Series contest for his country. In the final, he defeated Carlito Nogalo.
"I wasn't expecting to win today, so I feel really great. I just wanted to go out there and do my best for the locals. I had so much support and it felt so good," expressed Piso Alcala.
- 27 September 2014 | Surfing
Vasco Ribeiro has been crowned the 2014 ASP European Pro Junior champion.
Ribeiro is the second Portuguese to claim the ASP European Pro Junior title, fifteen years after national surfing star Tiago Pires.
Despite getting knocked out in Round 4 of the Teguise 2014 Franito Pro Junior, Vasco saw his direct opponents losing in the quarterfinals.