11,October /RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil / - The Brazilian flag is up for Diana Cristina’s victory
of her maiden ASP WQS, the ASP WQS 4-Star Oakley presents Rio Surf Pro International,
at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
On a sunny morning with good two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves,
she lifted the title after beating New Zealander Paige Hareb
in the great final. She puts the US$3,500 in her pocket plus 1,500 points
going from 25th to 16th in the ratings that guarantees six places in the ASP Womens World Tour 2008.
12,October /RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil / - Brazilian Simao Romao, 22 years old, leads the party on the crowded Arpoador beach
during the last day of Oakley presents Rio Surf Pro International.
He started the day breaking the score record of the first WQS in the Arpoador history.
The local from Arpoador dismissed two campaigners before beating the experienced
South African Greg Emslie, 31 years old, in the great final.