RESTAURANTS, Tavarua/Fiji (Saturday, June 9, 2012) – The Volcom Fiji Pro, Event No. 4 of 10 on the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour, has been called back on this morning with Round 3 commencing at 8:30am in pumping four-to-six-foot (1.5 – 2 metre) surf at the secondary venue of Restaurants.
“The wind has swung more South today and has created a sideshore effect at Cloudbreak but a groomed offshore for Restaurants,” Matt Wilson, Volcom Fiji Pro Event Director, said. “We have great waves on offer this morning and will commence Round 3 of competition at 8:30am. Good luck to all our competitors today.”
Up first this morning will be Taj Burrow (AUS), 34, up against Bede Durbidge (AUS), 29, up against in the opening heat of Round 3.
The Volcom Fiji Pro will be webcast LIVE via www.volcom.com/fijipro as well as broadcast LIVE on FUEL TV in Australia.
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VOLCOM FIJI PRO ROUND 3 MATCH-UPS:
Heat 1: Taj Burrow (AUS) vs. Bede Durbidge (AUS)
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. Kai Otton (AUS)