Thursday May 12, 2010. Billabong Rio Pro, Barra Da Tijuca, Rio De Janeiro, Brasil.
IMAGE CAPTION: Paige Hareb (pictured) (Oakura, Taranaki, New Zealand) advanced into Round 3 of the Billabong Pro Rio on Thursday 12 May 2011. Hareb placed second in her opening Round 1 heat which saw her requiring a win in Round 2 where she defeated Suelen Naraisa (BRA) to secure her place in the next round when competition resumes.
The Billabong Rio Pro is event Stop No. 3 of 11 on the menâs ASP World Title Tour featuring the World’s Top 33 surfers plus one wildcard. Running in conjunction with the Billabong Rio Pro is stop No. 5 of 7 on the ASP Womenâs World Tour featuring the ASP Top 17 women.
The menâs Billabong Rio Pro holds a waiting period from May 11 through 22 while women’s from May 12 – 16 and is webcast LIVE via http://www.billabongpro.com
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Photographer: Kelly Cestari
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