WINKIPOP, Victoria/Australia (Thursday, April 21, 2011) – After an exciting morning of women’s surfing at the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, the call has been made to commence Round 2 of the men’s event in pumping three-to-five (1 – 1.5 metre) waves at nearby Winkipop.
Up first this morning first will be 2010 ASP World Runner-Up Jordy Smith (ZAF), 23, up against Trials Winner Adam Robertson (AUS), 28, in the opening heat of Round 2.
The Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach presented by FORD will be webcast LIVE via www.live.ripcurl.com and broadcast live on Fuel TV in Australia and ESPN in Brazil.
For more information, log onto www.aspworldtour.com
RIP CURL PRO BELLS BEACH ROUND 2 MATCH-UPS:
Heat 1: Jordy Smith (ZAF) vs. Adam Robertson (AUS)
Heat 2: Owen Wright (AUS) vs. Gabriel Medina (BRA)
Heat 3: Taj Burrow (AUS) vs. Bobby Martinez (USA)
Heat 4: Adrian Buchan (AUS) vs. Josh Kerr (AUS)
Heat 5: Damien Hobgood (USA) vs. Raoni Monteiro (BRA)
Heat 6: Bede Durbidge (AUS) vs. Cory Lopez (USA)
Heat 7: Brett Simpson (USA) vs. Gabe Kling (USA)
Heat 8: Jadson Andre (BRA) vs. Daniel Ross (AUS)
Heat 9: Chris Davidson (AUS) vs. Julian Wilson (AUS)
Heat 10: C.J. Hobgood (USA) vs. Kai Otton (AUS)
Heat 11: Kieren Perrow (AUS) vs. Dusty Payne (HAW)
Heat 12: Taylor Knox (USA) vs. Tiago Pires (PRT)
RIP CURL WOMEN’S PRO BELLS BEACH ROUND 2 RESULTS:
Heat 1: Jessi Miley-Dyer (AUS) 11.83 def. Paige Hareb (NZL) 11.50
Heat 2: Melanie Bartels (HAW) 16.33 def. Laura Enever (AUS) 12.53
Heat 3: Carissa Moore (HAW) 18.23 def. Nikki Van Dijk (AUS) 10.90
Heat 4: Chelsea Hedges (AUS) 13.03 def. Bethany Hamilton (HAW) 4.83
Heat 5: Tyler Wright (AUS) 16.00 def. Alana Blanchard (HAW) 7.16
Heat 6: Courtney Conlogue (USA) 12.84 def. Rebecca Woods (AUS) 10.30
Want to know when your favourite surfers are in the water at the 2011 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach presented by FORD?
Here’s how it’s done:
1. Click HERE (http://live.ripcurl.com/?aid=1480) to go to Heat Alerts
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3. Boom! An email will be sent to you 25 minutes before each of your favourite surfers’ heats begin.