Julian Wilson Wins in Portugal » Rip Curl Pro Portugal

SUPERTUBOS, Peniche/Portugal SUPERTUBOS, Peniche/Portugal (Friday, October 19, 2012) Gabriel Medina (BRA). – The Rip Curl Pro Portugal was called ON with a strong possibility of finishing the event by day’s end. Competition commenced at 8am in clean three-to-five foot (1 – 1.5 metre) waves at Supertubos.

Event No. 8 of 10 on the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour, the Rip Curl Pro Portugal bore witness to the elimination of top seeds Kelly Slater (USA), 40, and Mick Fanning (AUS), 31, in yesterday’s action, opening up the 2012 ASP World Title Race for Joel Parkinson (AUS), 31, and John John Florence (HAW), 20 – who met one another in this morning’s Quarterfinals with Parkinson taking out the heat.

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