Cam Richards no longer in the running for spot on world tour

Local professional surfer Cam Richards is no longer in the running to win the online contest that would have won him a spot at the Hurley Pro at Lower Trestles.

Online voting started Monday morning as Richards was trying to beat out 15 other surfers from around the world for a spot on the Association of Surfing Professionals World Championship Tour.

Your votes got Cam through the first round of online voting.

He advanced to the quarter-final round on Tuesday to face off against seven surfers.

However, Richards did not get enough votes to move on to the semi-final round on Wednesday.