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.
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.
Video courtesy of the World Surfing League
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.
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.