Thursday, March 19, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS) was the first to break into the nine-point range at the 2014 Drug Aware Margaret River Pro, earning a 9.00 during Round 2.
Carissa Moore (HAW) grabbed a 9.10 to win her Round 3 heat over Malia Manuel (HAW) and Dimity Stoyle (AUS).
Tyler Wright (AUS) earned what would be the highest score of the event -- a 9.13 -- in Round 3.
After earning a 9.00 to top her Round 3 heat, South Africa's Bianca Buitendag advanced directly to the Quarterfinals.
Moore earned another big score in the nine-point range -- a 9.00 -- and just when it mattered most: During her Quarterfinals heat against fellow Hawaiian Malia Manuel (HAW). Moore went on to win the event.
Fitzgibbons bookended the event's nine-pointers with a 9.00 in the Quarterfinals.
John John Florence (HAW) earned a near-perfect 9.87 to avoid elimination in Round 2 at the 2014 Drug Aware Margaret River Pro.
Wildcard Yadin Nicol (AUS) scored a 9.77, for an unexpected ousting of Mick Fanning (AUS) in Round 3 of the men's event at Margaret River.
Michel Bourez (PYF) eliminated Kelly Slater (USA) in the Semifinals of the 2014 contest, compliments of a 9.37.