In an all World Tour final Australian Julian Wilson won the 4 Star ASP WQS Breaka Burleigh Pro yesterday on his Mayhem shaped surfboard. California kids Kolohe Andino and Chase Wilson made it to the quarter-finals on their Mayhem shapes. Here's the story and photos below from ASPWORLDTOUR.COM
BURLEIGH HEADS, Queensland/Australia (Sunday, February 12, 2012) – In an all Queensland affair Sunshine Coast surfer Julian Wilson surfed a brilliant final calling on his refined aerial skills to win the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) 4 Star Men’s World Tour Breaka Burleigh Pro.
“It’s been an incredible event and I was so looking forward to surfing against any of these guys and we all met in the final which was perfect.”
“We enter the event to get ready for the upcoming Quiksilver Pro which begins the World Title season and through every heat here I’ve increased my performances, dusted away the cobwebs and feel good right now about winning.”
Wilson’s aerial skills we
re decisive in the final
after Mick Fanning jumped to a big early lead when he scored an 8.77 in the opening minute.
Wilson patiently waited for decent waves and called on his aerial reverse moves to nail the big scores – Mid way through the final Wilson matched Fanning’s 8.77 and then late in the final secured the win with a back up 7.77 on his final ride.