The Peruvian Miluska Tello and Deivid Silva from Brazil were crowned tonight as the best in the Rip Curl Pro Junior Series San Bartolo, after three days of intense surf developed in the North Beach of these resort. Both started on the right foot this 2015 with high hopes to devote a great season. They were also highly applauded by his fans who attended the final stages.
Thanks to their victories both winners command the ranking of the South American Zone Tour, each with thousand points after the first stage of the Regional World Surf League (WSL). For Men was the fifth and for Women the fourth step of the junior circuit of this year. Tello defeated Lorena Fica from Chile, and Silva did the same with the Peruvian Juninho Urcia. The second place received 750 points.
After the meeting in San Bartolo the surfers wait three stops more, each more important than the other, because the bests in the qualifying will represent our continent in the famous WQS of the World Surfing League. This young athletes dream to access in a near future to the first division (WCT).
The Rip Curl Pro Junior Series San Bartolo (day 3) began at 8.30 am with the quarterfinals Women stage. Immediately the event went to the semifinals in both divisions and around noon to the two finals. The podium and the awards were held last 1 p.m.
Miluska used her great knowledge of this place of the Pacific Ocean, used with great force her aggressive backside and defeated in the quarterfinals Luara Thompson (Brazil) by 17.00 points to 3.10. In the semifinal the fight was very close with his compatriot Melanie Giunta, who defeated 18.20 to 14.75.
In Men the level was very high and with adjusted definitions. The Peruvian people were very optimistic, because it looked like the surfer Juninho Urcia would take a victory. But in the end the Brazilian Deivid Silva tabled its super conditions, won and received a check for $ 2.500. The final score in favor of the visit was 14.00 to 12.34 points. Next stage: March 30 to April 3 in Mar de Plata, Argentina.
Hans – Peter Firbas
Press Manager / Rip Curl
Pro Junior Series San Bartolo