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Roxy Pro: Opening Day Highlights

The Roxy Pro Gold Coast got off to a blistering start Wednesday, with sporadic rain squalls and a cranky side-shore sea breeze blowing in a bunch of bluebottle jellyfish. Despite challenging conditions, playful 2-3 foot runners spun down the glorious sandbank at Snapper. While there were a number of solid performances, the big story of the day came from Heat 3, when Nikki Van Dijk took down reigning World Champ Tyler Wright by earning the highest single wave score of the day (an 8.83). Here's how it happened.

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