Aussie Olympic medallist Owen Wright bows out of Gold Coastline Pro

Owen Wright has bowed out of the Gold Coastline Professional by the narrowest of margins, leaving the Aussie Olympian’s qualified browsing job at a crossroads.

After the Margaret River Pro before this month, Wright fell target to the World Surf League’s controversial mid-time minimize, which has been introduced this year and radically lessens the discipline on the championship tour.

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The relegation still left 32-year-previous Wright considering his long run in the activity but he eventually resolved to accommodate up for the Gold Coastline Professional on the next-tier challenger tour.

Wright was removed from that party on Monday in the most heartbreaking of instances, lacking out on advancing to the third round by .03 details.

Aussie Morgan Cibilic, who also fell under the mid-season reduce line, came first in Wright’s heat and will advance.

Later on on Monday, surfing good Kelly Slater is set to consider to the h2o.

Slater avoided relegation from the championship tour by finishing the Margaret River Pro higher than the mid-season cut-line but has selected to surf on the Gold Coastline for entertaining.

Aussie Connor O’Leary, also on the championship tour, received his warmth on Monday and will meet Cibilic in the spherical of 24.

Jackson Baker and Bells Beach runner-up Callum Robson are between the other Aussies browsing at Snapper Rocks on Monday.

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