Monday, October 5, 2009
Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Final Day Highlights from the Commonwealth Bank Beachley Classic - Third Stop on the ASP Women's World Surfing Tour
Gabriel Medina vs. Frederico Morais
The Brazilian enjoyed a dreamy Quarterfinal heat Thursday morning in Jeffreys Bay and a commanding win over Jordy Smith.
The former World Champion has quietly climbed the Jeep Leaderboard as the Tour shifts to his wheelhouse.
Supertubes delivered again, and the world's best surfers rejoiced.
Another great day of competition in El Gringo.
Let's just take a little look back at the incredible week that was, shall we?
Frederico Morais vs. Filipe Toledo
Portugal's rookie sensation took down a long list of heavy hitters on the way to his first Championship Tour Final.
Behold, the high-flying Brazilian's remarkable journey to the final at the Corona Open J-Bay.
The Australian surfed into the Semifinals at Supertubes for the third year in a row and jumps up the rankings.
Filipe Toledo vs. Julian Wilson
The pride of Portugal smashed another World Champion en route to his first Championship Tour Final at J-Bay.
Matt Wilkinson vs. Julian Wilson
Filipe Toledo scores a first hollow section for a tube and a couple of carves down a perfect J-Bay wall for a 9.20.
Filipe Toledo set the tone early on the final day of competition at the Corona Open J-Bay.
Filipe Toledo vs. Jordy Smith
John John Florence pulled off a 9.57 in the Corona Open J-Bay Quarters.
Alvaro Malpartida continues to build momentum and finds one of the best barrels of the day
Uhm...Yeah, you really shouldn't miss this one.
Men's athletes started the action on Day 1 of the Junior Pro Sopela, the last stop on the European JQS.
The reigning World Champ pulled off some huge scores, like this 9.10, but couldn't get past Frederico Morais at J-Bay.
John John Florence's 9-Pointer vs. Frederico Morais was solid, but it wasn't enough to get past the on-fire rookie.
Operating in stealth mode, the Brazilian took down his Rip Curl teammate and former J-Bay winner Mick Fanning.
The incredible surfing and huge upsets are just a fraction of the story on this wild day in South Africa.
Portugal's rookie player came back from way down to defeat John John Florence and earn a trip to the Semis.