By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Australian surfer Tyler Wright beat fellow Australian and last year’s defending Rio women’s event champion, Sally Fitzgibbons, to take home the Colgate Plax Girls Rio Pro 2013 victory on Saturday, May 11th in Barra da Tijuca. “This feels pretty good,” Wright told the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP).

“This whole event has been stepping stones for me. [...] After I lost that Round Three heat I just wanted to catch waves and I stayed busy from then on. It’s just the way it worked out. I just love catching . . .

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