The Quiksilver Roxy Pro

The Final Women's Contest in the
G-SHOCK Triple Crown of Surfing
November 24 Through December 6, 1997

Australia's Layne Beachley WINS! WQS Event 12/03/97

Event: The Quiksilver Roxy Pro women's competition. Sanctioned by the Association of Surfing Professionals.

The Quiksilver Roxy Pro women's contest features a 4-star World Qualifying Series contest leading into the final World Championship Tour event, the finale of the Kahlua women's events on the Coca Cola/ASP World Tour.

New: The inaugural women's Triple Crown of Surfing Championship will be introduced this year, with a $7,500 winner-take-all-purse presented by Kahlua.

Where: The venue for the women's contest is Sunset Beach in conjunction with the men's World Cup of Surfing.

When: Women's holding period November 24 to December 6, 1997. Competition is held on the two days the surf is best within the 10-day waiting period as determined by the contest director.

For announcements about contest progress and wave conditions listen to Surf News Network at 596-7873 or check the sports section in the daily newspapers.


Sponsored by: Roxy by Quiksilver
Produced by: Triple Crown, Inc
Executive Director: Randy Rarick
Contest Director: Bernie Baker
Media Director: Carol Hogan/Ocean Promotion

Defending Champion: Layne Beachley, Australia

Prize Money: WQS: $12,500. WCT: $25,000.

Surfers: The WQS is limited to 24 surfers. The highest ranked WQS finisher not already in the top 11, will be a wild card in the women's WCT. The WCT features 12 women qualifying to join the top 11 seeded ASP women in the women's final rounds.

Awards: An awards ceremony will be held on-stage at Sunset Beach immediately following the finals. A press conference will be held on site immediately following the awards.

Press Facility: The press facility will be open at Sunset Beach on surfing days, in the same location as the World Cup of Surfing, from 8:00 a.m. to the end of each day's competition. All telephone numbers will be effective starting 11/24/97. Hotline: 808-638-5024.

Internet: Pre-contest information is available on the Internet. Results of the women's Quiksilver Roxy Pro will be posted on the Internet at the following location :

Press Information:
Please contact Carol Hogan/Ocean Promotion
73-1241 Melomelo Street, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Phone & Fax: 808-325-7400
Email address:

Roxy Info:
Randy Hild/Amy Patrick, Roxy
1740 Monrovia
Costa Mesa Calif., 92627
Phone: 714-722-4254 - Fax: 714-631-2176.

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