Wilson’s world surf title quest delayed
JULIAN Wilson will have to wait another day to press for the World Surf League title after a lay day was called at the Pipe Masters in Hawaii.
The Australian is one of three competitors in contention for the world crown, along with Brazilian pair Gabriel Medina and Felipe Toledo.
The Sunshine Coast product advanced to round three after winning his opening heat.
Organisers called off the contest yesterday because of inconsistent waves.
To claim the championship, Wilson has to better Toledo’s result and hope Medina doesn’t reach the event final.
If Medina wins the event or finishes runner-up, he will claim his second world title.
If he falls in the semi-finals, Wilson or Toledo must win to take out the title. Should Medina be eliminated in the quarter-finals or worse then Wilson or Toledo will be world champion if they make the final.