Surfing Champions Trophy

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Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy, August 7–13, 2017

Competition will Resume Today with Third and Final Round

Kuda Huraa, Maldives – Competition will resume today, in the Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy, with the three-fin Thruster division at Sultan Point in the Maldives at 10am (local time).

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The third and final round of the 2014 event, will feature state-of-the-art contemporary equipment and be staged in pulsing 1.5 metre (3-5ft) reef break waves.

Today's event will decide the two surfers to qualify, for Sunday's Grand Champions Final, with all three divisions, of single-fin, twin-fin and triple-fin thrusters completed by this afternoon.

On Thursday, Californian surfer Taylor Knox, 43, (USA) defeated Dave Rastovich, 34, (Aus) to win the Twin-Fin Round.

On Wednesday, Rastovich put on an exhibition of classic surfing to narrowly defeat Hawaiian powerhouse Sunny Garcia in the Single-Fin Round.

Overall Scores After Two Rounds


David Rastovich
(AUS) 1900

Sunny Garcia (HAW)1700
Taylor Knox (USA) 1700
Fabio Gouveia (BRZ) 1600
Taylor Jensen (USA) 1600
Rochelle Ballard (Haw) 1400




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