Roxy Pro Gold Coast To Crown Champ Today

2009 Women's Rookie of the Year Coco Ho faces off against 3x World Champ Stephanie Gilmore today in the semis. Photo courtesy ASP/Scholtz

2009 Women's Rookie of the Year Coco Ho faces off against 3x World Champ Stephanie Gilmore today in the semis. Photo courtesy ASP/Scholtz

SNAPPER ROCKS, Queensland/Australia (Saturday, March 6, 2010) – The Roxy Pro Gold Coast, the opening event of the 2010 ASP Women’s World Tour season, is set to finish this morning, with the Semifinals heading out into the two-to-three foot (1 metre) righthanders of Snapper Rocks this morning at 8:30am.

“We are fortunate enough to have swell on offer this morning and we’ll be commencing with the Semifinals at 8:30am,” Rod Brooks, Roxy Pro Contest Director, said. “We’ll be going immediately into the Finals after that and will look to crown a champion by mid-morning.”

Up first this morning will be current ASP Women’s World No. 3 Coco Ho (HAW), 19, up against reigning three-time ASP Women’s World Champion Stephanie Gilmore (AUS), 22, in Semifinal 1.

The Roxy Pro Gold Coast will be webcast LIVE via roxypro.com.au.

For the first time in the event’s storied nine-year history, the Roxy Pro Gold Coast will be televised LIVE on FUEL TV in Australia.

For more information, log onto aspworldtour.com.


ROXY PRO GOLD COAST SEMIFINAL MATCH-UPS:

SF 1: Coco Ho (HAW) vs. Stephanie Gilmore (AUS)
SF 2: Chelsea Hedges (AUS) vs. Melanie Bartels (HAW)