Owen Wright Returns to Competition in Greatest Form

Owen Wright Returns to Competition in Greatest Form

He’ll have another shot at O’Leary when they face off in the quarterfinals, but already, this is Wright’s best result at the Quik Pro Gold Coast. “It’s way better than what I could have planned.

The Quik Pro Gold Coast event is Wright’s first world tour event since that fateful Pipeline wipeout.

His win over Fanning was a close one–the final tally was 15. 10 to 15. 00–but he went on to beat Jordy Smith in round four (losing to rookie Connor O’Leary), then take out Conner Coffin in round five.

Last year, he was sitting in the stands watching as Tyler Wright won her first Roxy Pro Gold Coast, and his career was hanging by a thread.

Read more here: The Inertia

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