Brazil’s Kymerson Wins Oakley Pro Junior At North Stradbroke Island


All eyes on Krystian Kymerson at the Oakley Pro Junior at North Stradbroke on the Gold Coast of Australia.

All eyes on Krystian Kymerson and his patented "KK Flight" trick at the Oakley Pro Junior at North Stradbroke on the Gold Coast of Australia.

Krystian Kymerson Wins The 2011 Oakley Pro Junior At North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Saturday 5th February 2011: BRAZILIAN Krystian Kymerson today claimed the prestigious 2011 5-Star, Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Oakley Pro Junior on the picturesque North Stradbroke Island, defeating countryman Peterson Crisanto in an all Brazilian final.

Krystian Kymerson

Krystian Kymerson

Kymerson wowed onlookers in the final as he pulled out his signature “KK Flight” – a technical air, which the young South American invented himself.

In the ultimate man-on-man showdown, Kymerson shot to an early lead against Crisanto, before completely shutting out his rival midway through the final as he linked the “KK Flight” with multiple turns to register a 7.10 (out of a possible 10).

Oakley Pro Junior runner up Peterson Crisanto.

Oakley Pro Junior runner up Peterson Crisanto.

Finishing with a combined two-wave heat total of 13.85 (out of a possible 20) to Crisanto’s 11.00, Kymerson said he couldn’t be happier to win the Oakley Pro Junior in Australia.

“I’m so happy, I love Australia and I’m so happy win the Oakley Pro Junior on North Stradbroke Island in these great waves,” said Kymerson. “It was great for Brazil to see Peterson (Crisanto) win at Burleigh last week and for me to win here today.”

Semifinalist Ryan Callinan from Australia.

“It was great for Brazil to see Peterson (Crisanto) win at Burleigh last week and for me to win here today,” said Kymerson of his country's recent Pro Junior success.

The Brazilian one-two was set up in today’s semi-final round as Crisanto wiped out Garret Parkes (Byron Bay, NSW) and Kymerson eliminated Matt Banting (Port Macquarie, NSW).

Capping on his day in style, Kymerson also claimed three brand new JS surfboards in the Tractor Big Boost, JS expression session. Nathan Specht (North Stradbroke Island, Qld) also won a brand new JS surfboard as the best placed local in the 30-minute no holds barred shootout.

Semifinalist Ryan Callinan from Australia.

Semifinalist Ryan Callinan from Australia.

The Oakley Pro Junior is proudly supported by Oakley, ASP Australasia, Surfing Queensland, Red Bull, Vertra, Stradbroke Ferries, Stradbroke Island Holidays and Redland City Council.

Visit www.oakleyprojunior.com for news, photos and updates relating to the 2011 Oakley Pro Junior.

Garrett Parkes from Byron Bay finished equal third at the 5 Star ASP Oakley Pro Junior, reaching the semifinals where he was defeated by Peterson Crisanto.

Garrett Parkes from Byron Bay finished equal third at the 5 Star ASP Oakley Pro Junior, reaching the semifinals where he was defeated by Peterson Crisanto.

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