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August 2011

  • Newbie: Women’s Surf Team Youngster Tyler Wright Grabs 2011 ASP World Tour Rookie of the Year Honor


    Posted almost 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    She may be the “newbie” on the block. But Tyler Wright rips with the best of them. Oakley’s 17-year-old Women’s Surf Team standout charged into the ranks of the elite by claiming the 2011 ASP Women’s World Tour Rookie of the Year Award after finishing the season in fourth place in the overall standings. In her first official year on the World Tour, the Aussie grabbed honors after making her presence known in past stops: The Beachley Classic in 2008 and the O’Neill Women’s World Cup in 2010. And it’s no surprise.