Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast Day 3 by Steve Sherman

posted by / Photos / March 8, 2011

Photos by Steve Sherman

Tyler Wright grew up with a few siblings as you may know. This is a behavior you develop. Pre-heat prep. PHOTO: Sherman

Tyler Wright grew up with a few siblings you may know. This is a behavior one develops. Pre-heat prep. PHOTO: Sherman

During the Roxy Pro final, Carissa Moore utilized her priority moments after this shot, and halted Tyler's tube. Later Carissa said, "Sorry to Tyler for ruining her tube. She would have won if I didn't." All in good fun right? PHOTO: Sherman

During the Roxy Pro final, Carissa Moore utilized her priority moments after this shot, and halted Tyler's tube. Later Carissa said, "Sorry to Tyler for ruining her tube. She would have won if I didn't." All in good fun right? PHOTO: Sherman

Undeniably one of the most entertaining and well surfed women's events of all time. The girls we've been talking about all this time are very much here. Carissa claims it. PHOTO: Sherman

Undeniably one of the most entertaining and well surfed women's events of all time. The girls we've been talking about all this time are very much here. Carissa claims it. PHOTO: Sherman

When you know Sherm is up above shooting your photo, it means you've been winning. PHOTO: Sherman

When you know Sherm is up above shooting your photo, it means you've been winning. PHOTO: Sherman

Roxy Pro Gold Coast winner Carissa Moore. This is the year to watch the girls, we promise. PHOTO: Sherman

Roxy Pro Gold Coast winner Carissa Moore. This is the year to watch the girls, we promise. PHOTO: Sherman

It's good to be queen. Carissa, soaking it in. PHOTO: Sherman

It's good to be queen. Carissa, soaking it in. PHOTO: Sherman

Carissa and her dad. "Phew!" PHOTO: Sherman

Carissa and her dad. "Phew!" PHOTO: Sherman

Tom Carroll is honestly that psyched. PHOTO: Sherman

Tom Carroll is honestly that psyched. PHOTO: Sherman

See, even Kelly can't believe how well the chicks have been surfing. Carissa says, good luck Kelly, my trophy and I are heading home. PHOTO: Sherman

See, even Kelly can't believe how well the chicks have been surfing. Carissa says, "Good luck Kelly, my trophy and I are heading home." PHOTO: Sherman

Taj Burrow. Seriously, Taj looks possesed and stoked and happy and excited. Couple all that with his experience and lack of a world title. Not going to be easy to beat him this year. Just ask Adriano. PHOTO: Sherman

Taj Burrow. Seriously, Taj looks possesed and stoked and happy and excited. Couple all that with his experience and lack of a world title. Not going to be easy to beat him this year. Just ask Adriano. PHOTO: Sherman

Kelly Slater after his Round 4, nothing to lose heat. Well, let's just say, he lost. But came back with a vengeance in Round 5 to beat Ace Buchan. PHOTO: Sherman

Kelly Slater after his Round 4, nothing to lose heat. Well, let's just say, he lost. But came back with a vengeance in Round 5 to beat Ace Buchan. PHOTO: Sherman

Taj soaking in all the pre-heat knowledge he can from Parko. Just being near him might help. He knows this wave that well. PHOTO: Sherman

Taj soaking in all the pre-heat knowledge he can from Parko. Just being near him might help. He knows this wave that well. PHOTO: Sherman

Ace Buchan would go down to Kelly in Round 5, but he showed that his backhand is one to be terrified of if you're a competitor, and very impressed by if you're a spectator. PHOTO: Sherman

Ace Buchan would go down to Kelly in Round 5, but he showed that his backhand is one to be terrified of if you're a competitor, and very impressed by if you're a spectator. PHOTO: Sherman