Lakey Peterson vs. Keely Andrew
Monday was a banner day for women's surfing, as underdogs took down Tour titans and offseason training paid off.
Reigning World Champ Tyler Wright, 6x Champ Stephanie Gilmore and 3x Champ Carissa Moore are out as surfing's new order emerged.
The Californian was ripping in her Round 2 heat at the Roxy Pro, earning a 9.00 for this wave -- the first of 2018.
It was the first day of the 2018 WSL Championship Tour season, with new faces, new moves and adoring fans.
The 3x World Champ earned the highest score of the day at the Roxy Pro Gold Coast -- despite a near-miss in the lineup.
The women's field has never been tighter from top to bottom, making bets that much tougher. Dive in before you make your picks.
Will one of these Championship Tour standouts break through at Snapper?
Ahead of the Roxy Pro Gold Coast, the local legend discusses the future of professional surfing and what it means to be a female athlete.