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Waiting Period For Billabong Pro Maui Starts Monday

The waiting period for the Billabong Pro Maui, the last event of both the Triple Crown and the ASP World Tour, begins Monday. Here's the breakdown of all you need to know about the event:

Where: Honolua Bay, Maui
When: December 8-20
How: Heats-On-Demand and live scores at

Who: The Top 17, the Trialist, and the Wildcard
With Amee Donohoe pulling out of the last two events of the Tour due to injury, Billabong offered young Hawaiian team member Alessa Quizon her spot in the main event. The last available spot will go to the winner of the Trials, a 6-person heat that will take place just before the commencement of the event.

The trialists include:
Carissa Moore (Winner of Vans/Hi-Tech/Lopez Surfbash at Hookipa)
Paige Alms (The top Maui finisher in the '08 Billabong Pro trials)
Ariel Martin (The Maui Interscholastic Surf Champion)
Monyca Byrne-Wickey (Hawaii Surfing Association's Maui qualifier)
Lani Doherty (The National Scholastic Surfing Association Maui qualifier)
Felicity Palmateer (Billabong's pick)
*Final spot TBA

What: The Prize Breakdown
$90,000 Total Billabong Pro Prize Purse
$25,000 Vans Triple Crown of Surfing champion bonus
Nixon limited Edition watch (worth more than $10,000) to one winner
CASIO Gzone EXILIM waterproof phone to the top 5 finishers

Triple Crown Ranking after the Gidget Pro Sunset:
Alana Blanchard (Haw) with 1854 pts
Stephanie Gilmore (Aus) 1728 pts
Carissa Moore (Haw) 1638 pts
Sally Fitzgibbons (Aus) 1332 pts
Chelsea Hedges (Aus) 1104 pts
Coco Ho (Haw) 990 pts
Sofia Mulanovich (Per) 936 pts
Rebecca Woods (Aus) 834 pts

Billabong Fantasy Surfer Prize Up for Grabs
For the Billabong Pro Maui, Billabong is offering up a Fantasy Surfer Prize Pack that includes a Billabong bikini, Billabong Project Blue recycled boardshorts, and Billabong wetsuit jacket. Log on to to pick your team and join the Billabong Skybox and the player with the highest scoring team at the end of the event will take away the prize.