Billabong‚Äö?Ñ?¥s Sivana Lima Wins Her Heat
Silvanna Lima (in excellent form) at the Beachley Classic in Sydney Australia today. Lima easily won her round three heat defeating Megan Abubo and goes through to the quarter finals where she will face Layne Beachley.
The Beachley Classic is stop number 5 on the ASP Women’s World Tour and includes the world’s top 17 surfers along with one wild card from the Oakley Trials. Defending champion is Stephanie Gilmore. Gilmore, from Australia, is also the current ASP World Champion and ratings leader for 2008 just ahead of Peruvian Sofia Mulanovich.
The Beachley is the World’s richest Women’s Pro Surfing event with $US100 000 in prize money.