Thursday, April 3, 2014
Updated: Thursday, April 3, 2014
Margaret River turns on for Day 2 of the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro.
WCT Rookie Johanne Defay keeps an eye on the action from the competitors area.
Paige Hareb starts the day with a well deserved Round 2 victory but is eliminated two heats later by an on form Laura Enever.
Local wildcard Laura Macaulay prepares for her all important Round 2 heat with her Dad and local legend Dave Macaulay.
Despite a committed performance, Laura is eliminated by Sally Fitzgibbons.
Sally Fitzgibbons asserts her authority over the local wildcard Laura Macaulay taking a resounding 17.17 scoring win to advance into Round 3.
Meanwhile WCT rookie Johanne Defay comes into her own obliterating Lakey Peterson in Round 2 to advance all the way to round four placing equal ninth overall.
After all her hard work and effort out at Margarets over the past week, a devastated Lake Peterson reflects on her Round 2 elimination.
Two time Margaret River Pro Champion Courtney Conologue comes out all guns blazing in Round 3 defeating Stephanie Gilmore and Johanne Defay.
Carissa Moore asserted her authority on the competition posting a 9.10 to advance directly into the quarterfinals.
Tyler Wright powers through a right-hander to secure her quarterfinal berth.
World No. 2 Bianca Buitendag proved she will be a force on the Women's WCT this year posting the single highest heat score of the day a 17.50.
Bianca Buitendag and her coach Mathias happy with another great result.
Stephanie Gilmore prepares for a critical Round 4 heat.
Stephanie Gilmore narrowly edges out Dimity Stoyle in Round 4.
Malia Manuel steams into the Quarterfinals at the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro.
Laura Enever arrives looking relaxed and confident.
Laura Enever follows through earning her place into the quarterfinals by defeating Paige Hareb in Round 4.
Coco Ho makes her way down the stairs for the third time.
Hawaiian Coco Ho was an unfortunate victim of Sally Fitzgibbons in Round 4 of competition.
Sally Fitzgibbons eliminates the Hawaiian Coco Ho to solidify her quarterfinal place.
Sally Fitzgibbons gives her thoughts to the press.
And that's a wrap!