Small Surf Forces Lay Day for Quiksilver Pro France
CULS NUS BEACH, Hossegor/France (Tuesday, September 28, 2010) –Inconsistent one-to-two foot (0.5) metre surf is on offer this morning at Culs Nus Beach, prompting event organizers to call a lay day for Quiksilver Pro France competition.
Event No. 7 of 10 on the 2010 ASP World Tour, the Quiksilver Pro France has completed Round 1 and the opening three heats of Round 2 and will look to recommence competition as early as tomorrow.
“We’ve assessed conditions at both Culs Nus Beach and Estagnot and decided to call competition off for the day,” Rich Porta, ASP International Head Judge, said. “We expect to see a bump in swell starting tomorrow so we’ll be back in the morning to make the call.”
Event organizers will reconvene at 9am tomorrow morning to assess conditions for a possible start.
When competition resumes, up first will be Damien Hobgood (USA), 21, up against Travis Logie (ZAF), 31.
Highlights from the Quiksilver Pro France will be available via http://quiksilverlive.com/profrance2010/
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QUIKSILVER PRO FRANCE ROUND 2 RESULTS (YESTERDAY):
Heat 1:Kelly Slater (USA) 10.00 def. Maxime Huscenot (FRA) 7.40
Heat 2:Julian Wilson (AUS) 11.44 def. Bede Durbidge (AUS) 10.24
Heat 3:Gabe Kling (USA) 11.20 def. Adriano de Souza (BRA) 10.10
QUIKSILVER PRO FRANCE REMAINING ROUND 2 MATCH-UPS:
Heat 4:Damien Hobgood (USA) vs. Travis Logie (ZAF)
Heat 5:Andy Irons (HAW) vs. Luke Munro (AUS)
Heat 6:Bobby Martinez (USA) vs. Daniel Ross (AUS)
Heat 7:Tiago Pires (PRT) vs. Tom Whitaker (AUS)
Heat 8:Jadson Andre (BRA) vs. Matt Wilkinson (AUS)
Heat 9:Michel Bourez (PYF) vs. Roy Powers (HAW)
Heat 10:Chris Davidson (AUS) vs. Dusty Payne (HAW)
Heat 11:Kieren Perrow (AUS) vs. Luke Stedman (AUS)
Heat 12:Adam Melling (AUS) vs. Taylor Knox (USA)
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