Paige Hareb finishes fifth-equal in Mexico surf

TREVOR MCKEWEN
Last updated 12:21 21/06/2014
paige hareb
ROBERT CHARLES/Taranaki Daily News

WORLD TOUR: Paige Hareb surfing in Taranaki earlier in the year.

Relevant offers

Other Sports

Kiwi NFL player Rhett Ellison backs Seattle Seahawks to retain Super Bowl Taylor Gunman keeps yellow jersey in New Zealand Cycle Classic Webster ready for world champs after nationals sprint title win Carroll will let Sherman decide on Super Bowl if baby arrives Heavy police presence planned to avoid post-Super Bowl chaos Kenya marathon queen Jeptoo handed two-year doping ban David Nyika: How a gangly teenager became a prized fighter Paracyclist Kate Horan smashes world record Kenya's marathon queen Jeptoo handed two-year doping ban Brothers of Kiwi Olympic rowing champions hope to emulate siblings' feats

Kiwi surfer Paige Hareb has finished fifth equal in a six-star world tour event in Mexico.

Hareb reached the quarter finals of the Los Cabos Open after surfing her way through three heats in impressive fashion.

She lost out to fellow women's Dream Tour Top 17 competitor, Australia's Laura Enever, in a hard fought quarter.

The event was a second-tier contest on the international circuit but offered valuable ranking points for aspiring stars and Top 17 members anxious to boost their year tally.

Hareb was in the latter category and her hunger was evident in her strong performance which acted as lead-up event to the looming US Open at Huntington Beach, California, the next stop on the Dream Tour.

The 24-year-old from Taranaki is currently ranked 12th in the world and is eager to perform well in California to boost herself back into the top 10 before the season end.  Only the top 10 ranked surfers gain automatic entry to next year's Dream Tour.

Fellow Kiwis Ella Williams, the current junior world champion, and Arini Mason were eliminated in the early rounds of the event.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers
Opinion poll

Will Shane Cameron beat Kali Meehan on Saturday?

For sure. Cameron will knock him out.

It will be close but I think Cameron on points.

Meehan will knock him out. This is his last fight.

I'm tipping Meehan to win on points.

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content