Wednesday, November 17, 1999
Bartels shreds em at
the Hawaiian Pro
Abubo shines in surf meetHaleiwa's Megan Abubo and local rookie Melanie Bartels advanced to the quarterfinals of the G-Shock Hawaiian Pro surf meet at Haleiwa's Ali'i Beach Park yesterday in 6- to 8-foot waves.
Defending Hawaiian Pro champion Tita Tavares of Brazil and defending Triple Crown champion Layne Beachley of Australia also advanced. Other locals to move on were Keala Kennelly and Rochelle Ballard.
The Hawaiian Pro is the first event of the men's Vans G-Shock Triple Crown of Surfing and the second for the women.