The highly anticipated swell has arrived at Surfer's Point Margaret River, and the call has been made to resume competition starting with round three of the women's draw.
The surf is in the four-to-six foot range (1.5 - 2 meters) and both women's round four and men's round 96 will be run and won today, following round three of the women's this morning.
Stop No.2 of eight on the ASP Women's World Championship Tour, the 2013 Drug Aware Margaret River Pro plays a vital role in deciding this year's ASP Women's World Champion.
The Drug Aware Margaret River Pro is also the first men's ASP PRIME rated event for the 2013 season, offering maximum points towards 2014 ASP World Championship Tour qualification campaigns.
"The swell has arrived and everyone is pumped to get underway," ASP Australasia General Manager Dane Jordan said.
"The surf is looking really fun and by day's end we will have the women's Quarterfinalists decided and be finished all of the men's Round of 96."
American Courtney Conlogue, winner of the past two Margaret River contests, won the opening round three women's heat to win through to the quarterfinals.Conlogue was in stunning form from the outstet, posting a 9.13 with her second wave, to take an important step in her quest for a hat-trick of Margaret River victories.
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