The Break Of Lower Trestles

San Clemente – California, USA

Overview of the event site during the Hurley Pro.
Overview of the event site during the Hurley Pro in 2016 PHOTO: © WSL / Kirstin.
The break of Lower Trestles in San Clemente, California will host the world’s best surfers for the Swatch Pro, Stop No. 7 of 10 on the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), starting September 6 and running through September 17, 2017.

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The Barrels Of East Java

Rio Waida on his way to the win of his career at the 2017 Hello Pacitan Pro (QS1000) Photo: ©World Surfing League/Tim Hain
Rio Waida on his way to the win of his career at the 2017 Hello Pacitan Pro (QS1000)
Photo: ©World Surfing League/Tim Hain

The World Surf League Asia region completed an exciting Qualifying Series event in Indonesia over the weekend. The Hello Pacitan Pro 2017  QS1,000 event was held on the rugged coast of East Java in the small town of Watu Karung, which is an hours drive from Pacitan.

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Williams Wins At The 2017 Boardmasters

2017 Boardmasters Highlights From Fistral

The annual Boardmasters Festival finished recently in Cornwall, England. Held over four days through August, the event is a  combination of live music, surfing and skateboarding competitions in and around the town of Newquay on the Cornish coast.

The Quiksilver Men’s Open was won by Austalian Lliam Mortensen while to New Zealand’s Ella Williams took out the Roxy Women’s Open for 2017

 

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Highlights: QS World Surfing League

Whangamata surfer Ella Williams has won the Roxy Pro QS1000 at the Boardmasters in England. The current New Zealand Women’s Champion won the title over the Australian pair of Mikaela Greene and Claire Bevilacqua while Argentinan Josefina Ane was fourth. Ella Williams is competing in the World Surf League qualifying tour where she has placed consistently in the Top 30.

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Ella Williams in 2016 after winning the New Zealand Women’s Open title. Photo: John Caswell

 

Fifth for Paerata-Reid at the Hello Pacitan Pro (QS1000)

Elliot Paerata-Reid riding the tube at Watu Karung during the 2017 Hello Pacitan Pro (QS1000) Photo: ©World Surfing League/Tim Hain
Elliot Paerata-Reid riding the tube at Watu Karung during the 2017 Hello Pacitan Pro (QS1000). Photo: ©World Surfing League/Tim Hain

Elliot Paerata-Reid of Piha has finished fifth at the Hello Pacitan Pro (QS1000) held in Java last week. Elliot made it through the quarter finals before being beaten by eventual winner Rio Waida from Indonesia. In their quarter final Paerata-Reid’s s two best waves recorded him a score of 4.65 while Waida finished with a total of 13.50.