Excitement Builds as Finals Day Called ON for the Gold Coast Pro
Photo by Andrew Shield/World Surf League

Excitement Builds as Finals Day Called ON for the Gold Coast Pro

The excitement is palpable as the finals day has been called on for the Boost Mobile Gold Coast Pro, the opening event of the 2023 World Surf League Challenger Series

The excitement is palpable as the finals day has been called on for the Boost Mobile Gold Coast Pro, the opening event of the 2023 World Surf League Challenger Series. The world’s best up-and-coming surfers have gathered at Snapper Rocks, one of the most renowned surfing spots globally, to showcase their skills and compete for a spot on the prestigious Championship Tour.

The event is crucial for both experienced veterans aiming to reclaim their spots on the Championship Tour and the new talent looking to make their mark in the professional surfing world. With the recent mid-season cut in the Championship Tour, the Challenger Series has become even more competitive, with only the top 10 men and top 5 women in the final rankings qualifying for the 2024 Championship Tour.

The Challenger Series is set to test the competitors’ skills, with Snapper Rocks’ perfect waves and long ruler edge walls providing the ideal canvas for the surfers to demonstrate their abilities. The competition is already heating up, with seasoned veterans and fresh faces alike vying for a chance to prove themselves in the surfing world.

Among the top competitors are Stephanie Gilmore and Sally Fitzgibbons, who have made a name for themselves in the professional surfing world over the years. Fans eagerly await their performances and wonder who will come out on top.

The Gold Coast Pro is the first of six Challenger Series competitions, with only the top four results counting towards the surfers’ overall rankings. This means that each event is crucial for the competitors to secure their spot on the Championship Tour.

In conclusion, the 2023 Gold Coast Pro is an exciting and highly anticipated event, marking the beginning of a thrilling surfing season. The Challenger Series promises to provide a platform for new talent to emerge while allowing seasoned veterans to showcase their skills. With the finals day called on, fans are eagerly waiting to see who will come out on top and earn a spot on the prestigious Championship Tour

It’s on with action starting from 8am

Surfing's Finest Descend on Snapper Rocks for Boost Mobile Gold Coast Pro
Kolohe Andino, Morgan Cibilic, Mateus Herdy, Sally Fitzgibbons, Teresa Bonvalot and Stephanie Gilmore on the Gold Coast

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