In 2019 the women's World Title race went all the way down to the final event of the year, the lululemon Maui Pro. Three of the fiercest competitors on the Championship Tour were all in with a chance of securing surfing's highest honor. Relive one of the most dramatic events in recent memory.
Day 1: Round 1 through Round 3, Heat 4
The 2019 lululemon Maui Pro first day of competition was full of emotion. With both a World Title and Olympic Qualification on the line, the women battled it out till the very end.
Lakey Peterson stumbles in her Round of 16 heat against Tyler Wright, loosing her shot at a World Title for the second year in a row. Tyler looked sharp in her first event back on Tour after an extended period of time away from the Tour.
With a World Title on the line, Caroline Marks fights through a tough elimination round heat against Coco Ho to keep her hopes alive moving into Finals Day. Meanwhile, Carissa Moore looks rock solid and powers through into finals day dropping some excellent scores along the way.
Day 2: Quarterfinals through Finals
During finals day at the lululemon Maui Pro, Nikki Van Dijk secures her spot on the 2020 Championship Tour and Tyler Wright brought a fresh look to the final event of the season.
In their first heat against each other at Honolua Bay, the two surfers with the most wins at Maui, Stephanie Gilmore and Carissa Moore duel it out in this legendary battle. Stephanie ends up getting the best of Carissa in this epic heat, clenching her fifth event win at Honolua Bay.
Carissa Moore becomes the 2019 World Champ in the process, winning her fourth World Title as well as Olympic qualification.