After a year of injury and slumping results, five-time Women's ASP World Champion Stephanie Gilmore is back on top with a win at the 2014 Roxy Pro in Australia.
After dealing with injury and a slump in the ratings in 2013, Stephanie Gilmore's victory at the Roxy Pro proves she's back in world-title winning form this year.
With more events in better locations, an infusion of significantly more prize money, and an extremely hungry group of women, the 2014 ASP Women's World Tour is poised to take the sport to an entirely new level.
In a race that went down all the way to the final day of the 2013 season, Carissa Moore dominated the EDP Cascais Girls' Pro to win her second ASP Women's World Title.
The crowning of Carissa Moore as the 2013 ASP World Champion and a look back at the year that was in women's surf.
Carissa Moore and Tyler Wright are both into the quarters at the Cascais Girls Pro in Portgual, meaning the women's ASP World Title race comes down to the final day of the season
With a world title hanging in the balance, Carissa Moore and Tyler Wright start strong at the EDP Cascais Girls Pro in Portugal
As the women's world tour heads into the last event of the year in Portugal, a world title hangs in the balance for Carissa Moore and Tyler Wright.
Sally Fitzgibbons dominated the final day of the Roxy Pro France from beginning to end to earn her first win of 2013, but the race for the women's world title continues on.
With the world title on the line and cranking surf on offer, Moore, Wright, Conlogue and Fitzgibbons came out firing on Day 1 of the Roxy Pro France
The women's world tour race has come down to the wire with two events remaining going into the European leg. Up first, the Roxy Pro in Hossegor, France.
There's no doubt there are more surfers in the world today than at any time in history, and waves are a somewhat limited resource, so are wave pools really the future?
As the race for the Women's ASP World Title tightens, Carissa Moore and Tyler Wright are neck and neck. And they could meet in the final of the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing.
Carissa Moore and Sally Fitzgibbons dominated day one with great wave selection and super-smooth power surfing, world champ Steph Gilmore wasn't quite so lucky.
In dominating fashion Australia's Tyler Wright made short work of Sally Fitzgibbons to win the Colgate Plax Girls' Rio Pro and take the ASP Women's World Tour ratings lead.
Women's world title rights continues to tighten as Carissa Moore, Tyler Wright and Sally Fitzgibbons fight their way into the quarters of the Colgate Plax Girls' Rio Pro.