Newcastle, NSW/Australia (Friday, February 21, 2014)
Jake Sylvester (AUS/Newcastle) winning round 3 heat 6 with a powerhouse performance. Sylvester was cheered on by his local home crowd as he went to work and comprehensively defeated his opponents, Thiago Camarao (Brazil) and Kalani David (Hawaii).
Headlining Newcastle Surfest are Gold Coast duo Joel Parkinson (Gold Coast, QLD/AUS), 2012 ASP World Champion and reigning Burton Toyota Pro champion and 5 x ASP Women’s World Champion Stephanie Gilmore (Gold Coast, QLD/AUS).
The international field of competitors also features Wiggolly Dantas (BRA), Granger Larson (HAW), Dane Reynolds (USA), Marc Lacomare (FRA), Alana Blanchard (HAW), Bianca Buitendag (ZAF) and many more of the top surfers in the world who are looking to get off to an early lead on the 2014 ASP Qualifying Series.
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