Quiksilver & Roxy Pro 2016 First Stop of the WSL CT

Matt Wilkinson, Tearing the Snapper Rocks Break apart on his way  to the Quiksilver Pro Win

In a fireworks-filled finals day on the Gold Coast Matt Wilkinson claimed his first CT victory and Tyler Wright her second Roxy Pro win. Standout performances from Kolohe Andino, Stuart Kennedy and Filipe Toledo kept the crowd guessing the winner until the very end of the Quiksilver Pro. And Courtney Conlogue pushed Tyler Wright to perform through the entire Final.

Source WSL -

The WSL Tour Started with a Bang on the 10/3/16, not of the famous "Superbank" as

unfortunately the world class break known as Snapper Rocks didn't deliver or went to "sleep" as for the previous weeks where it was pumping out Corduroy lines as a result of

Cyclone Winston -

So thanks to the the worlds best Male and Female Surfers as they lit UP Snapper Rocks in the Quiksilver and Roxy Pro's which saw many of the higher seeds fall early to the younger generation.

It was a fantastic opportunity to be involved with this event staking my position on the rock right till the end when the rain timely arrived for the finals. Thanks for the Huge umbrella that came along from behind me and the handout of the "poncho"

Here is a selection of Images that were taken at the event -

Joel Parkinson in his Round Three Heat Win

Joanne Defay in her early Round Heat Win

The Crowd at the 2016 Quiksilver Pro

Tyler Wright surfing through a fantastic bottom turn on her way to winning the 2016 Roxy Pro

Malia Manuel Making some good heats in 2016 Roxy Pro

Kolohe Andino on his way to making the Quiksilver Pro Final

Adriano De Zouza Coming in as the 2015 WSL CT Champion

Joel Parkinson Enjoying some Air Time his early heat

The Quiksilver/ Roxy Pro crowd

Crowd at the 2016 Quiksilver/ Roxy Pro

Kolohe Andino enjoying some Air Time on his way to making the final

Kanoa Igarashi making some good heats

Tyler Wright on her way to the 2016 Roxy Pro

Stuart Kennedy a injury replacement for the 2016 CT impressed right through the event making the finals

Sebastien Zeitz going through a bottom turn in a great finish in the Quiksilver Pro

Sebastian Zeitz performing some great turns

Mick Fanning in his Round Three Heat

Fillipe Toledo impressing through the event with some great turns

Sally Fitzgibbons and Trent Merrin before Sally's Round two Heat

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