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Vans World Cup of Surfing

New Zealand Powerhouses Step up at Sunset

Nov 29, 2016

Amid tricky conditions at Sunset Point, New Zealand natives Ricardo Christie and Billy Stairmand powered to Round One wins at the Vans World Cup.

After making his debut on the Championship Tour in 2015, Christie has been grinding on the Qualifying Series in hope of reclaiming his spot on the elite Samsung Galaxy Championship Tour. While he may not qualify this season, he needs to do as much damage as possible at Sunset in order to secure a solid seed for 2017.

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