• Men’s Quarterfinals Start at 7:35 AM AWST
  • Watch the World’s Best Surfers Battle for the Event Title at Main Break
  • Watch LIVE at WorldSurfLeague.com
Pictured: Hometown hero Bronte Macaulay (AUS) will have the local community supporting her in the Semifinals today at the Boost Mobile Margaret River Pro pres. by Corona. Credit: © WSL / Miers

Finals Day is ON at the Boost Mobile Margaret River Pro pres. by Corona, the fourth stop on the 2021 World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT). Men’s Quarterfinals will start at 7:35 a.m. AWST, followed by the women’s Semifinals, men’s Semifinals, and women’s and men’s Finals in clean four-to-six foot conditions at Main Break.  

“We arrived this morning to find super clean four-to-six-foot surf at Main Break,” said WSL SVP of Tours and Head of Competition, Jessi Miley-Dyer. “It looks like it will stay like this all day, so we are going to complete the competition today and crown our men’s and women’s event winners for the 2021 Boost Mobile Margaret River Pro presented by Corona. We have also been keeping an eye on the Box for a potential location shift but have only seen three descent waves ridden in an extended period of time, which is not enough to run heats out there at the moment. We will start with the men’s Quarterfinals at 7:35 a.m. local time.” 

Griffin Colapinto (USA) will advance straight to the Semifinals following John John Florence’s (HAW) withdrawal from the event after injuring his left knee in the Round of 16. Colapinto will now await the second Quarterfinal matchup with Jordy Smith (ZAF) versus Ryan Callinan (AUS) to see who he will compete against in the Semis. 

Hometown hero Bronte Macaulay (AUS) will have all the community’s support when she competes today in the Semifinals. She will take on fellow goofy-footer Tatiana Weston-Webb (BRA). 

Heat 2 of the women’s Semifinals will see a clash of two of the greatest of the modern era as four-time WSL World Champion Carissa Moore (HAW) takes on seven-time WSL Champion Stephanie Gilmore (AUS).

Watch LIVE 
The Boost Mobile Margaret River Pro pres. by Corona runs through May 12. The event will be broadcast LIVE on WorldSurfLeague.com and the free WSL app. Also, check local listings for coverage from the WSL’s broadcast partners. 

For fans wishing to attend the event in person, event entry will be first-come, first-serve starting at 7:00 a.m. AWST on each ‘on’ day of competition. The venue capacity will be limited to a maximum of 2,500 people at one time, adhering closely to WA state government guidelines. There will be opportunities to enter throughout the day as spots will open when guests leave. 

The Boost Mobile Margaret River Pro pres. by Corona is proudly supported by our partners Boost Mobile, Tourism Western Australia, Corona, Red Bull, Oakley, Hydro Flask, Rip Curl, Harvey Norman, Bonsoy, Dometic Outdoor, Bond University, Oakberry, Healthway and Shire of Augusta Margaret River.

For more information, please visit WorldSurfLeague.com.

Boost Mobile Margaret River Pro Men’s Quarterfinal Matchups: 
HEAT 1: John John Florence (HAW) INJ vs. Griffin Colapinto (USA)
HEAT 2: Jordy Smith (ZAF) vs. Ryan Callinan (AUS)
HEAT 3: Seth Moniz (HAW) vs. Matthew McGillivray (ZAF)
HEAT 4: Italo Ferreira (BRA) vs. Filipe Toledo (BRA)

Boost Mobile Margaret River Pro Women’s Semifinal Matchups:
HEAT 1: Bronte Macaulay (AUS) vs. Tatiana Weston-Webb (BRA)
HEAT 2: Carissa Moore (HAW) vs. Stephanie Gilmore (AUS)

COVID-19 Updates
The WSL continues to work closely with the West Australian Government and WA Police Department to monitor the COVID-19 situation both in WA, where competitors and staff are currently located, and in New South Wales, where they have traveled from. The Boost Mobile Margaret River Pro is prepared to operate in a ‘bubble’ should it be required. As a result of the COVID-19 contingency plans, there is no option to run the event at a mobile location outside of the main event site of Main Break and The Box, such as North Point in Gracetown.

The WSL will implement a robust and thorough COVID-19 health and safety plan for each event during the Australian leg of the CT in accordance with federal and state guidance. The WSL’s health and safety plan includes enhanced high-touch cleaning at the event site, contact tracing procedures, sanitizer stations throughout the event site, and minimal personnel on-site. All traveling athletes and support staff completed the mandatory 14-day hotel quarantine and received medical clearance from public health officials before entering the general community. 

Due to COVID-19, the Australian CT events will run based on state border closures, strictly adhering to federal and state government guidelines and restrictions. All tour stops and dates subject to change due to applicable COVID-19 related restrictions, including global travel restrictions.

About the WSL 
Established in 1976, the World Surf League (WSL) is the home of the world’s best surfing. 
A global sports, media and entertainment company, the WSL oversees international tours and competitions, a studios division creating over 500+ hours of live and on-demand content, and via affiliate WaveCo, the home of the world’s largest high performance, human-made wave. Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, the WSL has regional offices in North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, and EMEA.
The WSL annually crowns the men’s and women’s surfing World Champions. The global Tours and Competition division oversees and operates more than 180 global contests each year across the Championship Tour, the development tiers, including the Challenger, Qualifying and Junior Series, as well as longboard and big wave properties.  
Launched in 2019, WSL Studios is an independent producer of unscripted television projects, including documentaries and series, which provide unprecedented access to athletes, events, and locations around the world. WSL events and content are distributed on linear television in over 743M+ homes worldwide and across digital and social media platforms around the world, including WorldSurfLeague.com
WaveCo includes the Surf Ranch Lemoore facility and the utilizing and licensing of the Kelly Slater Wave System.
The WSL is dedicated to changing the world through the inspirational power of surfing by creating authentic events, experiences, and storytelling to inspire a growing, global community to live with purpose, originality, and stoke.  
For more information, please visit WorldSurfLeague.com.

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