Connor Baxter Fiona Wylde Win Day 1 In Maui
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Connor Baxter & Fiona Wylde win Day 1 in Maui

Breaking news: Connor Baxter & Fiona Wylde win Day 1 in Maui

Stand Up World Series Long Distance Day 1

Connor Baxter (Starboard) and Fiona Wylde (Starboard & Werner) are victorious on Day1 of the 2016 World Series Finals on Maui. Epic downwind conditions on the World Class Race track from Maliko to Kanaha saw Connor Baxter take victory over Kai Lenny (Naish) in 2nd and Kody Kerbox (Naish) in 3rd. Meanwhile in the women, it was Fiona Wylde who put on another dominant downwind performance to take victory, followed by the ever impressive Annie Reickert (Naish) in 2nd and Talia Decoite in 3rd.

Fiona Wylde

Meanwhile in the Open divisions, it was Ralph Sifford who took victory overall and in the 45+ years old category, followed closely by the legend, Buzzy Kerbox in 2nd and stealing the show as top U17, but also 3rd overall in the Open class, Finn Spencer (Quatro). Ran Gash (Focus SUP) took victory in the 30+ category, while Jayce Suda took the win in the open women.

Summary Results:

Pro Men Top 10

  1. Connor Baxter (Starboard): Hawaii
  2. Kai Lenny (Naish): Hawaii
  3. Kody Kerbox (Naish): Hawaii
  4. Bernd Roediger (Naish): Hawaii
  5. Jake Jensen (Fanatic): Australia
  6. Vinnicius Martins (JP Australia): Brazil
  7. Riggs Napoleon (Naish): Hawaii
  8. Casper Steinfath (Naish): Denmark
  9. Zane Schweitzer (Starboard): Hawaii
  10. Bullet Obra: Hawaii

Pro Women Top 6:

  1. Fiona Wylde (Starboard): USA
  2. Annie Reickert (Naish): Hawaii
  3. Talia Decoite: Hawaii
  4. Jade Hounsen: USA
  5. Hono Ishiri: Japan
  6. Lara Claydon (Starboard): Hawaii

Open Top 10:

  1. Ralph Sifford
  2. Buzzy Kerbox
  3. Finn Spencer
  4. Randy Royse
  5. Ran Gash
  6. Alex Mauwae
  7. Robert Hounsen
  8. Glenn Tremble
  9. Derek Hamasaki
  10. Abraham Shouse

Stay tuned for a more detailed update, and for intense action as we build up to the Final day of action here in Maui, with Surfing exhibition events in the am and the dramatic and climactic World Series Sprints in the afternoon: www.watermanleague.com

Connor Baxter & Fiona Wylde win Day 1 in Maui
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