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.
Carissa Moore has won the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing, and in the process overtaken the top spot in the Women's ASP world title race.
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.
Even though rd 3 of the women's U.S. Open was a non-elimination affair doesn't mean it lacked drama. Among others, local hero Courtney Conlogue put her stamp on the event.
After stumbling out of the blocks Tyler Wright finally found her footing in round two of the Vans U.S. Open, and with it her hopes of winning a world title remain healthy.
The 2013 ASP World Tour season got underway as Stephanie Gilmore, Lakey Peterson led the charge at Snapper Rocks on Day 1 of Roxy Pro Australia.