Alana Blanchard (HAW), 23, takes on Silvana Lima (BRA), 28, in the opening heat of Round 2 at the EDP Cascais Girls Pro.
GUINCHO, Cascais/Portugal (Friday, October 4, 2013) – The EDP Cascais Girls Pro presented by Billabong has relocated to the secondary venue of Guincho where the world’s best surfers will resume competition at 8:30am this morning in clean three-to-five foot (1 – 1.5 metre) waves.
The eighth and final event on the 2013 ASP Women’s World Championship Tour (WCT), the EDP Cascais Girls Pro will serve as the decider of this year’s ASP Women’s World Title between Carissa Moore (HAW), 21, and Tyler Wright (AUS), 19. With event organizers anticipating a full day of competition, there exists potential for the world surfing champion to be crowned by day’s end.
“We have clean conditions on offer today at Guincho and we’ll get competition underway at 8:30am,” Dave Shipley, ASP Women’s Head Judge, said. “We have called Round 2 on with Rounds 3 and 4 on standby. We’ll monitor conditions throughout the day and make adjustments accordingly. Good luck to all our competitors today.”
EDP CASCAIS GIRLS PRO ROUND 2 MATCH-UPS –
Heat 1: Alana Blanchard (HAW) vs. Silvana Lima (BRA) Heat 2: Laura Enever (AUS) vs. Sage Erickson (USA) Heat 3: Coco Ho (HAW) vs. Teresa Bonvalot (PRT) Heat 4: Bianca Buitendag (ZAF) vs. Sofia Mulanovich (PER) Heat 5: Pauline Ado (FRA) vs. Rebecca Woods (AUS) Heat 6: Malia Manuel (HAW) vs. Paige Hareb (NZL)