O’Neill Surfing America Prime Series: Upper Trestles Fires!


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Tyler Killeen. Photo: McDaniel


O’Neill Surfing America Prime presented by Got Milk?
Upper Trestles, San Onofre State Beach
February 11 & 12, 2012

CONDITIONS: Solid head high swell all weekend. A bit wind affected on Saturday but much cleaner on Sunday.

HIGHLIGHTS: Seeing Jake Halstead at his first Prime this season. He is surfing strong, fast and solid. Really stood out. Kanoa Igarashi in the finals finding speed in deteriorating conditions.

OUTSTANDING PERFORMERS: Kanoa Igarashi (see above), Jake Halstead, Jake Marshall (sick lien air in final), Jake Davis and Griffin Colapinto for consistently high performance, Kulia Doherty for general dominance of both Girls divisions.

Jake Halstead

Boys under 18 runner up Jake Halstead. Photo: McDaniel

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Surfing in the Burleigh Pro really helped me realize the importance of connecting sections to get the score. That really helped out here at Uppers,” Jake Halstead

RESULTS:

Boys U18
1. Kanoa Igarashi
2. Jake Halstead
3. Scott Weinhardt
4. Trevor Thornton

Boys U16
1. Jake Davis
2. Kanoa Igarashi
3. Tyler Killeen
4. Colt Ward

Boys U14
1. Griffin Colapinto
2. Jake Marshall
3. Ryland Rubens
4. Nolan Rapoza

Girls U18
1. Kulia Doherty
2. Danielle Wyman
3. Samantha Lamirand
4. Frankie Harrer

Girls U16
1. Kulia Doherty
2. Tia Blanco
3. Frankie Harrer
4. Kylie Loveland