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Tyler Wright wins historic first women’s event at Hawaii’s Banzai Pipeline – ABC News

The two-time world champion won a tactical battle against local favourite Carissa Moore to make a perfect start to her 2021 championship campaign.

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Australia’s Tyler Wright has claimed a historic victory by taking out the first women’s World Surfing League (WSL) tour event to be held at Hawaii’s iconic Banzai Pipeline.

  • Tyler Wright has become world number one after winning the opening event of the season
  • This was the first WSL women’s event held at the historic venue
  • Wright defeated four-time world champion Carissa Moore in the final

The two-time world champion, who eliminated compatriot Sally Fitzgibbons in the semi-finals, won a tactical battle…

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