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Post Peniche: World Title scenarios as we head to Pipeline

Mick still wears the yellow jersey heading into Pipe © WSL



WSL Updates

6 contenders in all - Fanning still leads but Toledo is close behind

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 30 October, 2015 - The WSL's Deputy Commisioner Renato Hickel just released the latest world title scenarios. For all the number crunchers out there there are six contenders for the world title: Mick Fanning, Adriano de Souza, Gabriel Medina, Owen Wright, Julian Wilson and Felipe Toledo.

Mick Fanning will arrive in Hawaii keeping the Jeep Yellow Jersey rankings leader, however, Filipe will have the edge when equaling results with Mick (in order words, Mick will have to beat most of Filipe’s place finishes). Following scenarios are mostly between the two, along with the other four contenders to the 2015 WSL World Title.

If Mick Fanning finishes 25th/13th

Owen Wright & Julian Wilson will need a 1st;

Gabriel Medina will need a 3rd or better;

Adriano de Souza will need a 9th or better;

Filipe Toledo will need a 13th or better to clinch the World Title;

If Mick finishes 9th

Gabriel will need a 1st;

Adriano will need a 5th;

Filipe will need a 9th;


If Mick finishes 5th

Gabriel will need a 1st;

Adriano will need a 3rd;

Filipe will need a 5th;


If Mick finishes 3rd

Adriano will need a 2nd;

Filipe will need a 3rd;


If Mick finishes 2nd

Adriano will need a 1st;

Filipe will need a 1st;


If Mick wins the event he will clinch the World Title.


Rankings - Top 26:

Mick Fanning (AUS) 1 49900 

Filipe Toledo (BRA) 2 49700 

Adriano De Souza (BRA) 3 49450 

Gabriel Medina (BRA) 4 45350 

Ow en Wright (AUS) 5 43600

Italo Ferreira (BRA) 6 41600 

Julian Wilson (AUS) 7 41450 

Jeremy Flores (FRA) 8 37700 

Kelly Slater (USA) 9 34150 

Nat Young (USA) 10 33200 

Bede Durbidge (AUS) 11 30450 

Josh Kerr (AUS) 12 29650 

Joel Parkinson (AUS) 13 27100 

Wiggolly Dantas (BRA) 14 26850 

John John Florence (HAW) 15 25200 

Taj Burrow (AUS) 16 24450 

Matt Wilkinson (AUS) 17 23750 

Kai Otton (AUS) 18 23600 

Adrian Buchan (AUS) 19 21450 

Jadson Andre (BRA) 20 19950 

Keanu Asing (HAW) 21 18750  

Michel Bourez (PYF) 22 18700 

Kolohe Andino (USA) 23 17750 

Sebastian Zietz (HAW) 24 15500 

Miguel Pupo (BRA) 25 15250 

Adam Melling (AUS) 26 14250 

Brett Simpson (USA) 26 14250

Renato Hickel

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