Carissa Moore (HAW), 20, has won the Vans US Open of Surfing over local favorite Courtney Conlogue (USA), 20, by a score of 16.00 to 11.60. The win vaults the Hawaiian to No. 1 on the ASP Women s WCT over then leader Tyler Wright (AUS), 19. The Vans US Open of Surfing is the sixth of eight stops on the ASP Women s World Championship Tour (WCT) offering crucial points towards both surfers ASP World Title campaigns and requalification for the 2014 ASP WCT.
Carissa Moore (HAW), 20, has won the Vans US Open of Surfing over local favorite Courtney Conlogue (USA), 20, by a score of 16.00 to 11.60. The win vaults the Hawaiian to No. 1 on the ASP Women s WCT over then leader Tyler Wright (AUS), 19. The Vans US Open of Surfing is the sixth of eight stops on the ASP Women s World Championship Tour (WCT) offering crucial points towards both surfers ASP World Title campaigns and requalification for the 2014 ASP WCT. Sean Rowland

Lennox surfer gives strong showing in World Title event

.LENNOX Head surfer Tyler Wright can look back on satisfaction on her run at the latest ASP Women's World Title event despite missing out on the big prize.

The 19-year-old finished overall joint-third in the Vans US Open of Surfing competition in California after the competition wrapped up this morning (AEST).

Wright put in a strong showing at the event, earning her career-best result at the Huntington Beach tournament.

She went out in the semi-finals to American Courtney Conlogue.

Hawaii's Carissa Moore was the eventual winner, defeating Conlogue in the final.

Wright remains second on the women's tour standings for the season, with two more events to go.


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