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All the details you need for the ladies at Lowers

After her early exit from the event in 2014, Carissa Moore was determined to walk away with a better result last year. The proud Hawaiian, celebrating her well-deserved win over Bianca Buitendag in the final. Photo: Ellis

After her early exit from the event in 2014, Carissa Moore was determined to walk away with a better result last year. Moore, celebrating her win over Bianca Buitendag in the final. Photo: Ellis

The women’s ‘CT is set to hit stop number two of the California circuit more than a month after Tatiana Weston-Webb tore through the Huntington chop and won her first headline event, the Vans U.S. Open, and climbed her way to no.4 in the rankings. Lakey Peterson’s back and healthy, Tyler Wright secured the yellow jersey once more from Courtney Conlogue, and now, with the start of the Swatch Women’s Pro days away, Bethany Hamilton returns to Trestles as a wildcard for the second consecutive year, where she’ll look to keep momentum from her third-place finish at Fiji going and shake up the rankings at Lowers.

Here are the facts:

WHO: The WSL Women's Top 17 + 1 wildcard

WHAT: Stop #7 of the Women's 2016 WSL Championship Tour

WHEN: September 7-18

WHERE: Lower Trestles, California, USA

DEFENDING CHAMPION: Carissa Moore (HI)

WILDCARDS / INJURIES / INJURY REPLACEMENTS: (Updated September 5th, 2016) There are currently no injuries for the event. The wildcard was awarded to Bethany Hamilton, her second consecutive at Lower Trestles. Hamilton is now available for trading.

EVENT WEBSITE: Tune into the WSL's event live at WorldSurfLeague.com

HEAT DRAW:

2016 Swatch Women’s Pro

Round One:

Heat 1: Sally Fitzgibbons, Malia Manuel, Lakey Peterson
Heat 2: Tatiana Weston-Webb, Sage Erickson, Alessa Quizon
Heat 3: Tyler Wright, Nikki van Dijk, Bethany Hamilton
Heat 4: Courtney Conlogue, Laura Enever, Chelsea Tuach
Heat 5: Carissa Moore, Bianca Buitendag, Coco Ho
Heat 6: Johanne Defay, Stephanie Gilmore, Keely Andrew

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