Portuguese Frederico Morais qualified for 16 rounds of the championship at Margaret River in Australia, the fourth stage of the world surfing circuit after being refreshed.
With 12.5 points (5.6 and 6.7) for the Portuguese, beating Adriano de Souza of Brazil with 14.5 (7.17 and 7.33) to reach the natural surfer ‘VIII’ from Cascais, it is now a contender of reach. Quarter-finals against Australian Ryan Calinan, 11th in the hierarchy.
Earlier, ‘Kickass’ had already passed the play-off round, scoring 12.43 points (6.73 and 5.7) in the second heats, trailing Brazil’s Divid Silva (13.03), and he took on Australian player Reef Healwood Defeated (10.77).
The Portuguese, who started the race in eighth place in the rankings, had ‘fallen’ with points. 93 points (2.5 and 5, 43) after finishing the 10th battery of the inaugural round in third place. . 13.07 from Australian Julian Wilson and 11.6 from Miguel Pupo of Brazil.
In the previous event, in April, Frederick Morais, who lost in the semi-final against the Norben Classic, Brazilian Gabriel Medina, would finish third, winning the competition and leading the circuit.
In this championship, the second of four played in Australia, Frederick Morais made it to the semi-finals for the third time in a circuit event, in South Africa, a finalist in 2017, Jeffreys Bay, and suffered defeat after defeat. The final, Oi Rio Pro in Rio de Janeiro, in 2019, ahead of Philippa Toledo of Brazil in both cases.
In the previous race of the 2020 season, Frederick Morris was 17th in the pipeline, ninth in New Zealand and in Hawaii.