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KIRRA, Queensland/Australia (Thursday, March 7, 2013) Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) tube rider at Kirra today. A near perfect score.. -The Roxy Pro Gold Coast presented by Land Rover, the opening stop on the 2013 ASP Women's World Championship Tour (WCT), completed the Quarterfinals this morning in challenging barrels at the backup venue of Kirra..Stephanie Gilmore (AUS), 25, reigning five-time ASP Women's World Champion and defending Roxy Pro Gold Coast winner, wowed spectators and opponents alike with an incredly-deep forehand barrel, netting a near-perfect 9.80 out of a possible 10 to advance to the Semifinals past opponent Alana Blanchard (HAW), 22..?It's tricky out there this morning but every now and then, there's an incredible one so that was a good heat,? Gilmore said. ?I always flashback to all the greats out at Kirra and I think Mick (Fanning) was and still is one of the best. I think I was pretending I was Mick for a moment there in the tube. Just for a moment though.?.Gilmore will face compatriot Tyler Wright (AUS), 18, in Semifinal 1 when competition resumes..Despite the rapidly-dropping tide, Carissa Moore (HAW), 20, 2011 ASP Women's World Champion, adjusted to the deteriorating conditions in the final Quarterfinal of the morning, ousting Pauline Ado (HAW), 22, with some impressive forehand turns..When competition resumes, Moore will take on Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS), 22, in Semifinal 2..Photo: joliphotos.com
KIRRA, Queensland/Australia (Thursday, March 7, 2013) Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) tube rider at Kirra today. A near perfect score.. -The Roxy Pro Gold Coast presented by Land Rover, the opening stop on the 2013 ASP Women's World Championship Tour (WCT), completed the Quarterfinals this morning in challenging barrels at the backup venue of Kirra..Stephanie Gilmore (AUS), 25, reigning five-time ASP Women's World Champion and defending Roxy Pro Gold Coast winner, wowed spectators and opponents alike...
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