HUNTINGTON BEACH, California/USA (Saturday, August 4, 2012) – The Nike US Open of Surfing is LIVE with the men’s Round of 16 this morning in clean two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves. Today’s proceedings are set to decide the men’s Quarterfinalists while ASP Pro Junior champions will be crowned today.
The Nike US Open of Surfing has seen no shortage of action this week, with a barrage of upsets amidst standout performances from the world’s best surfers.
Up first this morning will be Filipe Toledo (BRA), 17, against local standout Tim Reyes (USA), 30.
To watch the event LIVE log on to www.usopenofsurfing.com
While the action in the water is guaranteed to provide plenty of entertainment, the Nike US Open of Surfing, owned and operated by IMG, a global leader in sports and entertainment, is part of a major action sports festival that includes skateboarding, music, art and more.
NIKE US OPEN OF SURFING ROUND OF 16 MATCH UPS:
Heat 1: Filipe Toledo (BRA) vs. Tim Reyes (USA)
Heat 2: Miguel Pupo (BRA) vs. Kai Otton (AUS)
Heat 3: Jesse Mendes (BRA) vs. Kelly Slater (USA)
Heat 4: Nathaniel Curran (USA) vs. Dane Reynolds (USA)
Heat 5: Gabriel Medina (BRA) vs. Granger Larsen (HAW)
Heat 6: Adriano de Souza (BRA) vs. Nat Young (USA)
Heat 7: John John Florence (HAW) vs. Keanu Asing (HAW)
Heat 8: Julian Wilson (AUS) vs. Brett Simpson (USA)