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Owen Wright Wins WSL At Snapper Rock
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The Quiksilver Pro marks the beginning of the pro surfing calendar, but on Sunday at Snapper Rocks emotions ran to heights you might expect from a season decider. There was barely a dry eye on the beach as Owen Wright, competing in his first elite tour event since sustaining a brain injury late in 2015, was chaired from the ocean by his siblings Tyler and Mikey having claimed a famous victory at the 2017 Champions Tour opener. Wright defeated his good friend Matt Wilkinson in the final, 14.66 points to 13.50 for the record, to win his third WSL title...