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Coco Ho wins battle of Hawaii's top women surfers

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 03:06 p.m. HST, Jul 25, 2013


Coco Ho won a battle of Hawaii's top women surfers in the Vans US Open Women's World Championship Tour event in Huntington Beach, Calif. today.

In a non-elimination round 3 competition, Ho, 22, advanced to the quarterfinals over former ASP Women’s World Champion Carissa Moore, 20, and Kauai’s Alana Blanchard, 22.

“It was cool to surf with Carissa (Moore) and Alana (Blanchard) and it’s a heat we’ve all had before,” Ho said in a news release from the Association of Surfing Professionals. “We try to have fun in that no losers round and I’m happy I got through. I think all of the adrenaline and psych makes you push harder on every turn and that’s what I’m going for.”

Moore and Blanchard will compete again Friday to try and advance to the quarterfinals.






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serious wrote:
With a name like that---she should WIN!!! GO COCO HO!!!!
on July 25,2013 | 03:14PM
false wrote:
good friends
on July 25,2013 | 03:19PM
cojef wrote:
Competing among the best? Yes, only the best.
on July 25,2013 | 04:06PM
whatzupwitdat wrote:
CONGRATS Coco!!
on July 25,2013 | 04:59PM
jsoshi wrote:
Her dad is cool...CONGRATS to Coco.
on July 25,2013 | 05:23PM
Maunawiliboy wrote:
go girls go!!
on July 25,2013 | 09:00PM
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