Keala Kennelly of Hawaii places runner up in the women's 2017 wsl peahi challenge
Despite much tougher competition this year, the Maui local prevailed again to take the Big Wave Tour lead.
The veteran big-wave charger opened the women's event with this 7.17, and finished runner-up overall.
Paige Alms vs. Justine Dupont vs. Andrea Moller vs. Keala Kennelly vs. Felicity Palmateer vs. Bianca Valenti
Add'l Final recap (post-Final)