OCEANSIDE, CA (August 10, 2012)-- Day two of the Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro -- the largest all-women's surf contest in the world -- came to an exciting close Friday, further narrowing the field from 48 to 12 coveted spots heading into Saturday's finals. The Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro is the only ASP 6-Star event in North America.
Courtney Conlogue (Santa Ana, CA) once again dominated the competition, posting a phenomenal score of 17.46 in her Round 24 heat. The talented Californian also netted the day's highest single wave score of a near-perfect 9.70 out of 10 with an impressive frontside air and took the top spot heading into the finals.
"It was a tricky heat and there was a lot of potential," said Rebecca Woods, surfer with today's second best score. "All the girls are young and out there to win, but it was nice to get some lefts out there. I was carrying a Round of 48 result and moving in to the Round of 12, it feels good to get through."
The contest finals, hosted at the Oceanside Pier, feature a world class field of 12 including 8 surfers from the WCT. The event runs from 11:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. It can also be viewed live online via streaming webcasts (details below). Besides the world class surf, the event also includes athlete meet and greets, product giveaways and complimentary hair styling on-site by Paul Mitchell.
DAY TWO RESULTS
PAUL MITCHELL SUPERGIRL PRO ROUND OF 48:
Heat 7: Justine Dupont (FRA) 10.83, Alizee Arnaud (FRA) 9.23, Bruna Schmitz (BRA) 9.17, Kaleigh
Gilchrist (USA) 7.44
Heat 8: Laura Enever (AUS) 13.10, Suelen Naraisa (BRA) 11.24, Nao Omura (JPN) 6.10, Alessa Quizon
Heat 9: Coco Ho (HAW) 15.16, Ellie-Jean Coffey (AUS) 10.87, Laura Macaulay (AUS) 9.16, Georgie Fish
Heat 10: Jacqueline Silva (BRA) 16.9, Chelsea Tuach (USA) 9.97, Alana Blanchard (HAW) 7.40, Meah
Collins (USA) 6.33
Heat 11: Phillipa Anderson (AUS) 15.53, Pauline Ado (FRA) 13.40, Leila Hurst (HAW) 12.23, Mahina
Maeda (HAW) 8.03
Heat 12: Paige Hareb (NZL) 12.63, Joanne Defay (FRA) 9.03, Brittani Nicholl (AUS) 5.92, Miho Ihara
PAUL MITCHELL SUPERGIRL PRO ROUND OF 24:
Heat 1: Rebecca Woods (AUS) 13.43, Bianca Buitendag (ZAF) 11.67, Nikki Van Dijk (AUS) 10.00, Ornella Pellizzari (ARG) 7.44
Heat 2: Courtney Conlogue (USA) 17.40, Sarah Baum (ZAF) 8.53, Rosy Hodge (ZAF) 7.43, Dimity Stoyle
Heat 3: Malia Manuel (HAW) 12.73, Sage Erickson (USA) 10.43, Alizee Arnaud (FRA) 9.94, Suelen
Naraisa (BRA) 8.70
Heat 4: Laura Enever (AUS) 11.20, Nage Melamed (HAW) 9.50, Felicity Palmateer (AUS) 7.80, Justine
Dupont (FRA) 5.54
Heat 5: Jacqueline Silva (BRA) 13.23, Pauline Ado (FRA) 12.27, Joanne Defay (FRA) 11.70, Coco Ho
Heat 6: Paige Hareb (NZL) 11.36, Phillippa Anderson (AUS) 10.14, Ellie-Jean Coffey (AUS) 9.50, Chelsea
Tuach (USA) 6.70
PAUL MITCHELL SUPERGIRL PRO LIVE WEBCAST
Watch all the action at the pier, or via one of 10 live webcasts that will stream from the event Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. PST.
The Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro is the first event of the 2012 Supergirl Jam Series, the action sports industry's largest all-female competition and lifestyle series, featuring more than 150 female pros in surfing, skateboarding and snowboarding.
The Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro will be broadcast nationally on Fox Sports Net (FSN) and Fuel TV in the fall. Stay tuned to www.SupergirlJam.com and www.asaentertainment.com for show times, dates and more information.
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