Margaret River, Western Australia (Saturday, April 18, 2015) Adriano de Souza (BRA). ? Day four of the 2015 Drug Aware Margaret River Pro was called on today with the swell building to a massive 20' sets at the main break at Margaret River. The surf was in the 12'-15' range with bigger sets mid afternoon. Round 4 through to the semi finals were decided before the contest was called off late afternoon. Photo: joliphotos.com Photo: Joli
The 2017 Margaret River Pro surfing competition is the last one that is locked in, but Surfing WA is working on extending the popular tourism event beyond this year.
Mark Lane from Surfing WA says he is "optimistic" that the new State Government will support the extension of the Margaret River Pro, an event that has brought the world's best surfers to the WA coast for many years.
Listen to the full interview here...