LOWER TRESTLES, California/USA (Sunday, September 18, 2011) – The opening day of the Hurley Pro Trestles will kick off competition at 9am on the first day of the waiting period with one-to-three foot (1 metre) waves at the iconic California pointbreak of Lower Trestles.
Stop No. 7 of 11 on the ASP World Title Series, the Hurley Pro Trestles will host the world’s best surfers at one of the most high-performance waves on the planet.
“We’ve got clean conditions on offer this morning and will be making the most of what we have available today,” Richie Porta, ASP International Head Judge said. “We’ll start Round 1 at 9am, directly following the Hurley Pro Trials.”
Up first this morning will be Joel Parkinson (AUS), 30, Jadson Andre (BRA), 21, and Travis Logie (ZAF), 32, in the opening heat of competition.
The Hurley Pro at Trestles will be webcast LIVE via http://www.hurley.com/hurleypro/
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HURLEY PRO AT TRESTLES ROUND 1 MATCH-UPS:
Heat 1: Joel Parkinson (AUS), Jadson Andre (BRA), Travis Logie (ZAF)
Heat 2: Jeremy Flores (FRA), Heitor Alves (BRA), John John Florence (HAW)
Heat 3: Taj Burrow (AUS), Chris Davidson (AUS), Adam Melling (AUS)
Heat 4: Owen Wright (AUS), Patrick Gudauskas (USA), TBA
Heat 5: Kelly Slater (USA), Fredrick Patacchia (HAW), TBA
Heat 6: Adrian Buchan (AUS), Matt Wilkinson (AUS), Tiago Pires (PRT)
Heat 7: Bede Durbidge (AUS), Raoni Monteiro (BRA), Taylor Knox (USA)
Heat 8: Michel Bourez (PYF), Kieren Perrow (AUS), Kai Otton (AUS)
Heat 9: Adriano de Souza (BRA), Gabriel Medina (BRA), Dusty Payne (HAW)
Heat 10: Julian Wilson (AUS), Alejo Muniz (BRA), Miguel Pupo (BRA)
Heat 11: Damien Hobgood (USA), Josh Kerr (AUS), Daniel Ross (AUS)
Heat 12: Mick Fanning (AUS), Brett Simpson (USA), Tom Whitaker (AUS)
NOTE: Draw subject to change pending withdrawals.