Today, the 6x World Champ won the Oi Rio Women's Pro for the first time in her career. The WSL desk crew breaks it down.
Gilmore, the six-time World Champ, topped American Lakey Peterson for the win, which solidifies her rank at No. 1 heading into Bali.
The Kauai local, who now surfs for Brasil, made the most of the Itaúna gem for a big score, and a spot in the Oi Rio Women's Pro Semis.
With a new confidence, the Brasilian powerhouse made it to the Quarters Wednesday at the Oi Rio Women's Pro with this performance.
The Hawaiian, three-time World Champ took over the heat lead Wednesday in Round 3 at the Oi Rio Women's Pro with this 8.50.
The Australian scored an 8.43 at Itaúna Wednesday to lead her heat and cruise straight to the Quarterfinals.
On a rainy Sunday in Saquarema, waves arrived and the women completed Round 2.
The pressure kicked up a notch during the first elimination round as the women battled it out in tough conditions to complete Round 2.
The Australian capitalizes in Round 2, earning a 6.83 to extend her lead against Pauline Ado at the Oi Rio Pro.