Stab Magazine | You'll Be Seeing A Lot More Of These Talented Ladies In 2020
101 Views

You’ll Be Seeing A Lot More Of These Talented Ladies In 2020

The women’s Qualifying Series is over. Here’s who will be graduating to the CT:

news // Nov 20, 2019
Words by stab
Reading Time: 2 minutes

While Billy Kemper was busy making small wave tour surfers look like kittens at Haleiwa, the women’s QS was wrapping its last major event of the season in Port Stephens, NSW.

While there remains one event on the women’s qualifying schedule this year, its stature as a QS 1,500 makes it irrelevant to the qualification race. In other words, winning the Chile comp would not provide enough points to any women on the QS to push them into qualifying position.

So, the women’s QS is effectively over and our CT class of 2020 decided. Almost. 

Here’s what we know for sure: 

 Screen Shot 2019 11 19 at 6.59.01 AM

Australia’s Isabella Nichols (ranked #1) and Japan’s Amuro Tsuzuki (ranked #8) will be the only “true” rookies coming onto the 2020 Tour (assuming Brisa double qualifies, that is).

Tatiana Weston-Webb (ranked #4) will not be using her QS slot, as she will double-qualify through the CT, allowing the 7th-ranked surfer, Keely Andrew, to earn a spot on Tour in 2020.

After missing the 2019 season, CT veteran Sage Erickson will rejoin her ilk in 2020 following a US Open win this August. 

Keely Andrew, Bronte McCaulay, and Macy Callaghan—who have competed all year on the CT—will use the QS to requalify in 2020. It is common for more than half of female QS qualifiers to already be on the CT. 

Brisa Hennessy, who currently sits just inside on the CT cut-line, will forfeit her QS qualification slot to the 8th-ranked surfer, Japan’s Amuro Tsuzuki, if the Costa Rican manages to requalify through the CT with a steady performance at Honolua. 

Thoughts, questions, concerns? 

A former draft of this article indicated that Amuro Tsuzuki would definitely be on Tour next year and that USA’s Alyssa Spencer had a chance of qualifying. Thanks to commenter mal for pointing out this mistake. 

Comments

Comments are a Stab Premium feature. Gotta join to talk shop.

Already a member? Sign In

Want to join? Sign Up

Advertisement

Most Recent

An Unorthodox Marriage Of Science And Surf

Cliff Kapono and The Mega Lab are changing stereotypes on all fronts.

Nov 28, 2022

5:07

Harry Bryant Dumps Crutches, Visualizes Pipeline Pits After Snapping Leg

“For once in my life, I’m taking something a bit more serious."

Nov 27, 2022

What If You Bought This Sumatran Surf Camp For $690k?

Making a blue print out of surfing's most recurring day dream.

Nov 27, 2022

Sierra Kerr On Greasing Full Rotes, Making Dad Cry & Her Concussion @ VSHPBME 

'I haven’t got my license yet, but I'm thinking of buying a little truck.'

Nov 27, 2022

4:25

“There Definitely Needs To Be More Girls That Try Airs”

Caity Simmers' thoughts on her Vans Pipe Masters debut.

Nov 26, 2022

Preview: Who’s John John Florence Flushing Down The Haleiwa Toilet Bowl?

The final event of the CS schedule is almost upon us. Let's dissect.

Nov 25, 2022

25:17

Dane Reynolds Said These Clips Weren’t Good Enough

Could'a fooled us.

Nov 25, 2022

Watch Now: Kael Walsh, Rolo Montes, And Al Cleland Jr In ‘Saturn’

Quik’s new 20-minute surf film is so good you’ll want to burn a DVD of…

Nov 24, 2022

27:45

How A Magic Island Birthed One Of The Most Radical Surf And Skate Scenes In The World

Mateus Herdy, Pedro Barros and friends in Red Bull x Stab's No Contest, Brazil.

Nov 23, 2022

The Uber Driver Turned Crypto Millionaire Who Denounced His US Citizenship And Whips Into XXL Nazare

"I do what I want, I don't have a boss." -Toby Trouble

Nov 23, 2022

3:36

‘I Thought He Was Gonna Grab A Machete… Then He Picked Up A Rock’

2x SSOTY Jai Glindeman’s drama (& left-tube) filled Sumbawa trip.

Nov 23, 2022

3:34

“The Inside Of Pipeline Sounds Like The Center Of The Universe”

Tosh Tudor seeks solitude at the Vans Pipe Masters.

Nov 22, 2022

Is Rasta Rob Really Going To Ride His Beloved Stock Dims Rad Ripper At The Vans Pipe Masters?

An interview with the most rapidly ascended surfer in recent memory.

Nov 22, 2022

Sierra Kerr And Robbie McCormick Win Vans Stab High Indonesia Presented By Monster Energy

And we had a live premiere in Oceanside to celebrate.

Nov 22, 2022

The Stab Guide To The World Cup

Including which team bears most similarities to former CT surfer Ricky "Ricky Badness" Basnett.

Nov 21, 2022

Unlocked: Albee Layer Speaks His Mind In His SEOTY Entry, ‘Delirium’

Come for the double rotations, stay for Albee's existential thoughts on surfing and life.

Nov 20, 2022

Buy Now: John John Florence’s ‘Gravity’

Get Gravity and support Junior Lifeguards.

Nov 20, 2022

5:02

Craig Anderson Could Find A Spitting Tube In A Tranquil Koi Pond

“How the fuck did I get an invite?”

Nov 19, 2022
Advertisement