Courtesy of WSL – World Surf League
– competition starts at 12pm with Round 4
– WSL Title on the line
– watch live at worldsurfleague.com
HONOLUA BAY, Maui/Hawaii (Thursday, November 30, 2017) – The Maui Women’s Pro, the final event of the 2017 World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), resumes today after a thrilling day of competition yesterday. The event has been called ON at Honolua Bay in building four-to-six foot (1.2 – 1.8 metre) surf with Round 4 starting at 12 p.m. local time.
“We are on today starting with Round 4 at 12 p.m. followed by the Quarterfinals,” said WSL Deputy Commissioner, Jessi Miley-Dyer. “The swell is here and we’re expecting things to build throughout the day. We can’t finish the event today so we’re looking at tomorrow to possibly wrap things up.”
The 2017 WSL Women’s Title, which represents the culmination of a year-long battle amongst the world’s best surfers to claim sport’s highest honor, will be decided at Honolua Bay and four surfers remain in contention: Tyler Wright (AUS), Courtney Conlogue (USA), Carissa Moore (HAW) and Stephanie Gilmore (AUS).
The World Title scenarios heading are as follows:
– Wright and Conlogue can each clinch the Title by winning the event;
Defending WSL Champion and event winner Wright and six-time WSL Champion Gilmore are both through to the Quarterfinals while world No. 3 Conlogue and three-time world champion and two-time event winner Moore will both have to battle through Round 4 for their chance to stay in the race.
Surfline, official forecaster for the Maui Women’s Pro, are calling for:
The current NNW swell trends down into Thursday morning, while a new NW swell will build Thursday afternoon and continue through the first half of Friday. Fading surf is expected over the weekend, with just small surf early next week.
The event will be broadcast LIVE via WorldSurfLeague.com, the WSL app and on Facebook LIVE via the WSL’s Facebook page. Also check local listings for coverage on CBS Sports Network in the U.S., Fox Sports in Australia, ESPN in Brazil, Sky NZ in New Zealand, SFR Sports in France and Portugal, Sport TV in Portugal and the EDGEsport Network.
For more information, check out WorldSurfLeague.com
Maui Women’s Pro Round 4 Match-Ups:
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The World Surf League (WSL), formerly the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP), is dedicated to celebrating the world’s best surfing on the world’s best waves through a variety of best-in-class audience platforms. The League, headquartered in Santa Monica, is a truly global sport with regional offices in Australasia, Africa, North America, South America, Hawaii, Japan and Europe.
The WSL has been championing the world’s best surfing since 1976, running in excess of 180 global events across the Men’s and Women’s Championship Tours, the Big Wave Tour, Qualifying Series, Junior and Longboard Championships, as well as the WSL Big Wave Awards. The League possesses a deep appreciation for the sport’s rich heritage while promoting progression, innovation and performance at the highest levels, and in doing so crowns the undisputed world champions in Men’s, Women’s across all divisions within the tour.
Showcasing the world’s best surfing on its digital platform at WorldSurfLeague.com as well as the free WSL app, the WSL has a passionate global fan base with millions tuning in to see world-class athletes like Tyler Wright, John John Florence, Paige Alms, Grant Baker, Phil Rajzman, Tory Gilkerson, Mick Fanning, Stephanie Gilmore, Kelly Slater, Carissa Moore, Gabriel Medina, Courtney Conlogue and more battle on the most unpredictable and dynamic field of play of any sport in the world.
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