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Gabriel Medina und Carissa Moore gewinnen beim Quiksilver und Roxy Pro France 2017

In Bilderbuch Bedingungen wurde am Wochenende der Quiksilver und Roxy Pro France 2017 beendet. Ganz oben standen Gabriel Medina und Carissa Moore.

Gabriel Medina (BRA) and Carissa Moore (HAW) finalists at the Quiksilver and Roxy Pro France 2017, Hossegor , France
Gabriel Medina und Carissa Moore die Gewinner des Quiksilver und Pro France 2017, Hossegor , Frankreich

Gabe schafft es mit soliden Leistungen bis ins Finale und gewann hier gegen den Hawaiianer Sebastian Zietz. Auf dem Weg ließ er John John Florence und Joel Parkinson liegen und freute sich über seinen dritten Sieg in Frankreich.

Former World Champion Gabriel Medina of Brazil advances to the Semifinals of the 2017 Quiksilver Pro France after defeating 2012 World Champion Joel Parkinson of Australia in Quarterfinal Heat 4 at Hossegor, Landes, France. Medina won with a heat total of 15.20 points (out of a possible 20.00) for airs, barrels and turns and also snapped a surfboard in two pieces while attempting an aerial maneuver.
Gabriel Medina im Halbfinale des 2017 Quiksilver Pro France

“I am so stoked.It feels so good to win again. I have been working so hard before this event. This is a really special place for me. I am just stoked. I had a great event here with the good waves we got. I am really happy right now. I am not thinking about a World Title or ranking — I just want to do good at every event. I promised myself that I had to win one event this year and I finally got it!” so Medina.

Für den Brasilianer bedeutet dieser Triumph nicht nur seinen achten Championship Tour Sieg, sondern auch einen massiven Schritt in Richtung Weltmeistertitel. Von einem 8. Platz katapultierte er sich nun auf den 3. Platz des Jeep Leaderboard. Jetzt befindet er sich hinter JJ Florence und Jordy Smith. Nun muss er in Portugal ordentlich abliefern. Der MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal beginnt am 20. Oktober 2017.

Carissa Moore (HAW) during the Final of the Roxy Pro France 2017, Hossegor, France
Carissa Moore beim Roxy Pro France 2017, Hossegor, Frankreich

Bei den Damen war es ein packendes Finale mit dem 3-maligen WSL Champion Carissa Moore und Lakey Peterson. Der Weg ganz oben aufs Treppchen war kein leichter, denn sich musste sich durch die Elimination Round und alle möglichen Heats des Contest surfen. Hier gewann sie gegen Sally Fitzgibbons, Stephanie Gilmore , Silvana Lima, Pauline Ado und Peterson im großen Finale.

“It has been a crazy year and just to come out with a win is amazing. This one means so much because it has been a tricky year. I’ve been going through some growth personally and it was just nice to see it all fall into place. I was just really happy this event. I had such a great support crew here and at home. The vibes were really good this week.” so Moore.

Hier nochmal alle Ergebnisse im Überblick:

Quiksilver Pro France Final Results:
Gabriel Medina (BRA) 16.00
2: Sebastian Zietz (HAW) 9.30

Quiksilver Pro France Semifinal Results:
SF 1: 
Sebastian Zietz (HAW) 16.26 def. Kolohe Andino (USA) 14.00
SF 2: Gabriel Medina (BRA) 16.40 def. John John Florence (HAW) 16.00

Quiksilver Pro France Quarterfinal Results:
QF 1: Sebastian Zietz (HAW) 15.93 def. Miguel Pupo (BRA) 14.10
QF 2: Kolohe Andino (USA) 11.60 def. Marc Lacomare (FRA) 6.10
QF 3: John John Florence (HAW) 19.67 def. Mick Fanning (AUS) 10.67
QF 4: Gabriel Medina (BRA) 15.20 def. Joel Parkinson (AUS) 1.20

Quiksilver Pro France Round 5 Results:
Heat 1: 
Sebastian Zietz (HAW) 14.40 def. Owen Wright (AUS) 11.73
Heat 2: Kolohe Andino (USA) 14.94 def. Caio Ibelli (BRA) 11.96
Heat 3: Mick Fanning (AUS) 15.70 def. Joan Duru (FRA) 13.37
Heat 4: Joel Parkinson (AUS) 14.03 def. Nat Young (USA) 10.24

Roxy Pro France Final Results:
Carissa Moore (HAW) 16.70
2: Lakey Peterson (USA) 14.50

Roxy Pro France Semifinal Results:
SF 1:Carissa Moore (HAW) 15.60 def. Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS) 13.07
SF 2: Lakey Peterson (USA) 17.20 def. Tyler Wright (AUS) 15.56

2017 WSL Men’s Jeep Leaderboard (After Quiksilver Pro France):
1 – John John Florence (HAW) 49,900 pts
2 – Jordy Smith (ZAF) 47,600 pts
3 – Gabriel Medina (BRA) 40,750 pts
4 – Owen Wright (AUS) 39,850 pts
5 – Matt Wilkinson (AUS) 38,200 pts

2017 WSL Women’s Jeep Leaderboard (After Roxy Pro France):
1 – 
Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS) 52,900 pts
2 – Tyler Wright (AUS) 51,200 pts
3 – Courtney Conlogue (USA) 50,000 pts
4 – Carissa Moore (HAW) 47,300 pts
5 – Stephanie Gilmore (HAW) 45,150 pts


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