SUNSET BEACH, Hawaii (Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2006) — Small, stormy conditions at Sunset Beach will translate into another day off for the world’s best women surfers. The Roxy Pro Hawaii will not run today, Nov. 29,2006.
Only a half day of competition is needed to wrap up the Roxy Pro Hawaii, the second to last event on the ASP Women’s World Tour and stop No. 2 on the prestigious Vans Triple Crown of Surfing series. Sofia Mulanovich (PER), currently leads the Triple Crown of Surfing standings. Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) and Tais Almeida (BRA) sit second and third respectively.
Another call on competition status will be made tomorrow at 7am.
Past Women’s VANS Triple Crown of Surfing Champions (all but 2002 winner Neridah Falconer are competing in the 2006 series):
2005 Chelsea Georgeson (AUS)
2004 Chelsea Georgeson (AUS)
2003 Keala Kennelly (HAW)
2002 Neridah Falconer (AUS)
2001 Event Not Held
2000 Heather Clark (ZAF)
1999 Trudy Todd (AUS)
1998 Layne Beachley (AUS)
1997 Layne Beachley (AUS)
Round Three Roxy Pro Hawaii Match-ups: (1st and 2nd advance to Semifinals; 3rd and 4th Eliminated)
Heat 1: Sofia Mulanovich (PER), Jacqueline Silva (BRA), Megan Abubo (HAW), Keala Kennelly (HAW)
Heat 2: Samantha Cornish (AUS), Claire Bevilacqua (AUS), Chelsea Georgeson (AUS), Melanie Bartels (HAW)
Heat 3: Layne Beachley (AUS), Stephanie Gilmore (AUS), Jessi Miley-Dyer (AUS), Heather Clark (ZAF)
Heat 4: Rebecca Woods (AUS), Rochelle Ballard (HAW), Melanie Redman-Carr (AUS), Serena Brooke (AUS)