Amazing conditions continued during Day 2 of the 2013 ISA World Masters Surfing Championship with 4-6 feet waves in beautiful Montañita, Ecuador.
Day 2 featured the opening rounds of the Kahunas (over 45), Grand Kahunas (over 50), Women’s Masters (over 35), and Qualifying 2 of the Masters (over 35) and Grand Masters (over 40).[callout1]Defending ISA Women’s Masters Gold Medalist, Rochelle Ballard, put on a great performance.[/callout1] [lightbox style=”modern” image_path=”http://surfintoyoga.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/HAW_Rochelle_Ballard2_Rommel_Gonzales.jpg” popup=”http://surfintoyoga.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/HAW_Rochelle_Ballard2_Rommel_Gonzales.jpg” link_to_page=”” target=”” description=”Photo Credit Rommel Gonzales/ISA” size=”two_col_large”]
Australia’s Layne Beachley was on fire today scoring a near perfect heat with a 19.87, including the contest’s first perfect 10-point ride. Beachley’s back up score was a 9.87. The 2011 ISA Women’s Masters Champion and 7x ASP World Tour Champion easily defeated Andrea Lopes (BRA, 11.27), Heather Clark (ZAF, 9.80) and Veronique Hayon (FRA, 4.16).
“The waves were amazing today and the performance level from the world’s best Masters was just as good,” said ISA President Fernando Aguerre. “The camaraderie on the beach between all the National Teams and the local Ecuadorians is putting out a great vibe. Wave conditions are expected to continue in the head-high range tomorrow, so don’t miss a minute of the live webcast.”
Defending ISA Women’s Masters Gold Medalist, Rochelle Ballard (HAW, 14.17) also put on a great performance beating Akiko Kiyonaga (JPN, 8.40), and Lucila Gil (ARG, 4.20).
Photo Credit Rommel Gonzales/ISA
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