CLOUDBREAK, Tavarua/Fiji (Friday, June 8, 2012) – The Volcom Fiji Pro has been called back on this morning with the world’s best taking on eight-to-ten foot (2.5 – 3 metre) plus surf at the famed, oceanic lefthander of Cloudbreak.
Stop No. 4 of 10 on the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour, the Volcom Fiji Pro will recommence at 11:15am this morning, opening with the remaining Round 2 heats before moving straight into Round 3.
“After working out some logistics this morning we’ve given the green light to go ahead with competition at Cloudbreak and will start at 11:15am,” Matt Wilson, Volcom Fiji Pro Event Director, said. “We had some inclement weather at first light and the swell was slightly disorganized. It’s sorted itself out now though and we’re excited to bring you the world’s best surfers in building eight-to-ten foot (2.5 – 3 metre) plus surf at Cloudbreak. Good luck to all our competitors today.”
Up first this morning will be Bede Durbidge (AUS), 29, up against Adam Melling (AUS), 27, in Heat 11 of Round 2.
The Volcom Fiji Pro will be webcast LIVE via www.volcom.com/fijipro as well as broadcast via FUEL TV in Australia
For more information, log onto www.aspworldtour.com
VOLCOM FIJI PRO REMAINING ROUND 2 MATCH-UPS:
Heat 11: Bede Durbidge (AUS) vs. Adam Melling (AUS)
Heat 12: Kai Otton (AUS) vs. Raoni Monteiro (BRA)
VOLCOM FIJI PRO ROUND 3 MATCH-UPS:
Heat 1: Taj Burrow (AUS) vs. TBD
Heat 2: John John Florence (HAW) vs. Adrian Buchan (AUS)
Heat 3: Josh Kerr (AUS) vs. Damien Hobgood (USA)
Heat 4: Mick Fanning (AUS) vs. Tiago Pires (PRT)
Heat 5: Alejo Muniz (BRA) vs. Gabriel Medina (BRA)
Heat 6: Joel Parkinson (AUS) vs. Mitch Coleborn (AUS)
Heat 7: Kelly Slater (USA) vs. Fredrick Patacchia (HAW)
Heat 8: Jeremy Flores (FRA) vs. Heitor Alves (BRA)
Heat 9: Owen Wright (AUS) vs. Brett Simpson (USA)
Heat 10: Jordy Smith (ZAF) vs. C.J. Hobgood (USA)
Heat 11: Julian Wilson (AUS) vs. Miguel Pupo (BRA)
Heat 12: Adriano de Souza (BRA) vs. TBD