Tomas Hermes won the SATA Airlines Azores Islands Pro today! Don’t know Tomy? Well he be right up there at 34th on the World Ranking now and also in the lead in the overall standings for the Moche Portuguese Waves Series. However, he’s taking it one heat at a time!
Tomas beat Adam Melling in the final. The highest placing Freuro was Joan Duru, who got 9th.
“I feel incredible, this is the best day of my life for sure, my first win on the ASP World Tour,” Hermes gushed. “Brazilians must have something special going on here in Azores, I’m stoked to be the third to win here! I was feeling super confident here I trained everyday after the contest and felt comfortable and the work has paid off. I’m focusing on surfing good and not on rankings, I’m taking things one heat at a time and I’ll continue to do so in the next event in Carcavelos!”
SATA AIRLINES AZORES PRO FINAL RESULTS:
1- Tomas Hermes (BRA) 12.17
2- Adam Melling (AUS) 9.10
SATA AIRLINES AZORES PRO SEMI-FINALS RESULTS:
Heat 1: Adam Melling (AUS) 16.60 def. Kolohe Andino (USA) 15.67
Heat 2: Tomas Hermes (BRA) 12.16 def. Mitch Crews (AUS) 11.00
SATA AIRLINES AZORES PRO QUARTER-FINALS RESULTS:
Heat 1: Kolohe Andino (USA) 16.50 def. Alejo Muniz (BRA) 12.63
Heat 2: Adam Melling (AUS) 13.10 def. C.J Hobgood (USA) 11.10
Heat 3: Tomas Hermes (BRA) 15.27 def. Filipe Toledo (BRA) 12.16
Heat 4: Mitch Crews (AUS) 12.00 def. Wiggolly Dantas (BRA) 8.03
Stay tuned for highlights folks…