Portuguese surfer Vasco Ribeiro qualified today for the second round of the Boost Mobile Gold Coast Pro in Australia, while Frederic Morris ‘fell’ on his debut in the Challenger Series.
In the second heat of the first round, Vasco Ribeiro was second best with 11.16 points (5.82 and 5.33 in the two best waves), beating only Australian Sheldon Simkus with 12.36 (6.13 and 6,23).
Two other house surfers were eliminated from the next round, Kalani Ball, with 10.96 (5.53 and 5.43), and Joel Vaughan, with 10.17 (5.10 and 5.07).
In the second round, Vasco Ribeiro will face American Conor Coffin, Indonesian Rio Vaida and Brazilian Samuel Pupo.
Relegated from the main circuit, Frederick Morris did not have the best start of the ‘Challenger Series’ and was eliminated in the first round, finishing fourth in the 15th heat, with 11.47 (6.57 and 4.90), 73. Ghana.
Australian Cus King won the ‘Cacas’ heat with 14.73 (6.83 and 7.90), followed by Brazilian Thiago Camaro with 14.06 (6.23 and 5.87), as well as North American Cade Matson with 12.10 (6.23 and 5.87). ) was terminated. ,
After winning the qualifying circuit (WQS) in 2019, ‘Kikas’ returned to the elite category after winning the qualifying circuit (WQS) in 2019, finishing 10th, the best result ever achieved in 2021. And the 23rd in 2018, when he was fired for the first time.
The ‘fight’ for appearance on the 2023 world circuit now undergoes a ‘Challenger Series’, which allocates 12 men’s and six women’s spots.
In the women’s competition, which has not yet started, Portuguese Teresa Bonvalot, Francesca Veselco, Mafalda Lopes and Yolanda Sequeira will be present.