Locals earn shot at Quiksilver & Roxy Pros
Quiksilver and Roxy Pro Trials for the Trials
ASP Trials Event
Gold Coast, Queensland Australia
12 - 13 January 2012
Mann and Stoyle earn slots in the Quiksilver & Roxy trials March 1
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 12 January, 2013 : - - Gold Coast, Queensland -- Samba Mann (Duranbah, NSW) and Brent Dorrington (Coolangatta, QLD) have finished first and second respectively in the Open Men’s division of the Quiksilver Pro Trials for the Trials, winning themselves a position to compete at the Quiksilver Pro Trials, scheduled for March 1, 2013.
In shifting, one-metre waves at Southport Spit on the Gold Coast, Mann posted a combined two-wave heat total of 16.33 (out of a possible 20) in the final, defeating Brent Dorrington (Coolangatta, QLD - 10.66), Dave Reardon-Smith (Coolum, QLD – 9.90) and current Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Junior Champion Jack Freestone (Coolangatta, QLD – 8.77) who finished second to fourth respectively.
In the Open Women’s division, it was Dimity Stoyle (Buderim, QLD) who posted a combined two-wave heat total of 14.10 (out of a possible 20), defeating Ellie-Jean Coffey (Coolangatta, QLD – 9.23), Brittany Nicholl (Kirra, QLD – 8.96) and Brodie Doyle (Snapper Rocks, QLD – 7.34).
Stoyle will join Mann and Dorrington at the Roxy Pro Trials, where they will all be competing for a wildcard position into the 2013 Quiksilver and Roxy Pro presented by Land Rover.
One wildcard from the trials event on March 1 will be awarded entry into the ASP World Championship Tour’s Quiksilver and Roxy Pro events.
With strict entry conditions limiting the eligibility of competitors, the Quiksilver and Roxy Pro Trials for the Trials is designed to give Queensland Boardriders a rare opportunity to compete for a place in their local ASP World Championship Tour event.
The Quiksilver and Roxy Pro Trials for the Trials is proudly supported by Chiko, XXXX Summer Bright Lager, Surfing Life, World Surfaris and Surfing Queensland.
Author: Ben Whitmore
Tags: Quiksilver Pro, Roxy Pro, Trials for the Trials