Mahia surfer Ricardo Christie has progressed directly through to the Round of 32 at the Teahupo’o, Tahiti Pro, World Championship Tour today after winning his seeding round match-up.
A blazing wave under the hammer saw Ricardo take the win, defeating Ryan Callinan and Willian Cardoso and sending Callinan into the elimination round.
The world’s best surfers contested the opening Seeding Round in three-to-five foot (1 – 1.5 metre) waves at Teahupo’o.
Event No. 7 of 11 on the 2019 World Surf League Championship Tour, the Tahiti Pro Teahupo’o presented by Hurley, occupies one of the most critical points of the season for both the WSL title race and 2020 requalification battle.
Footage: Courtesy of WSL
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