Surfer Frederico Morais advances to the third round in Margaret River


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Portugal’s Frederico Morais qualified today for the third round of the Margaret River Pro, the fifth stage of the world surfing circuit, beating American Crosby Colapinto and Brazilian Yago Dora.

In the last round before the circuit is reduced to the top 22 in the rankings, and needing a good result to ensure he stays, the surfer from Cascais won the ninth heat, scoring 15.37 points (8.07 and 7.3), beating Colapinto (14.5) and Dora (12.47), who were both relegated to the play-offs.

Before the start of the Margaret River Pro in Western Australia, Frederico Morais was in 29th place on the ranking with 7,310 points – Hawaiian Ian Gentil was in last place with 10,075.

‘Kikas’ is competing on the world circuit for the fifth time, after appearing in 2017, 2018, 2021 and 2022.

Iris Lavan
Iris Lavan
With a background as a consultant in the medical industry, Iris Lavan brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Portugal Pulse. Iris also runs a company in Tel Aviv offering marketing, business development, content creation and public relations services. She holds a degree in economics and management, giving her a solid grounding in business strategy and financial planning. Iris' commitment to Portugal Pulse is reflected not only in her consulting career, but also in her impact on the Portugale media landscape in Israel. She was an interviewer for Hadshot Portugal חדשות פורטוגל, a media outlet that broadcasts news about Portugal in Hebrew, where she provided valuable information on current affairs, healthcare and the economy. Since July 2023, Iris has also been part of the Portugal Pulse team.

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