Jadson Andre: shining star

The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) PRIME 6.0 Lowers Pro continued to play host to the future of progressive surfing today with several ASP Dream Tour competitors launching their way into the Round of 16 by punting a mind-blowing variety of aerial maneuvers while several up-and-comers continued to showcase committed above-the-lip surfing to decide the Round of 16.

With the influx of the ASP One World Rating, the 6.0 Lowers Pro's ASP PRIME status attracted over 30 ASP Dream Tour competitors and the world's finest up-and-comers looking to capitalize on the increasingly valuable ratings points on offer towards their global standing.

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Tyler Wright: great turn

The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Estoril Surf Billabong Girls 6-Star Women's event ran through to the completion of round three with Tyler Wright (AUS) the standout surfer of a long day of competition as she advanced through all her heats to lay down the challenge to the top seeds in the $US35.000 event.

A strong cross-shore wind made conditions very tough throughout the day as the waves stayed in the 2-3ft (0.75m) range. Event officials took full advantage of the peaky lefthanders on offer during the higher tide and then ran an afternoon session for round three with the dropping tide at times causing a strong rip through the contest area.

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Jordy Smith: perfect 'tenne'

The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) PRIME 6.0 Lowers Pro saw the event’s top seeds revel in pristine six foot ( 2 meter) conditions at Lower Trestles and the iconic pointbreak played host to world-class performances by several ASP Dream Tour competitors including a mind-blowing display of progressive surfing by current ASP World Title No. 2 Jordy Smith (ZAF), 22, who posted the event’s first perfect 10-point ride.

With the shift into the ASP One World Rating in tow for the 2010 season, the 6.0 Lowers Pro’s PRIME status attracted over 30 ASP Dream Tour surfers who are out to combat the hottest up-and-coming talent to capitalize on the mass of ratings points on offer at Lower Trestles.

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