HUNTINGTON BEACH, California/USA (Tuesday, July 23, 2013) – The Vans US Open of Surfing is ON for the fourth consecutive day, with Round 1 of the ASP Women’s World Championship Tour (WCT) and Rounds 1 and 2 of the men’s Prime event scheduled to take to the water in clean two-to-four foot (1 metre) waves at South Huntington Beach Pier.
Stop No. 6 of 8 on the ASP Women’s WCT, the Vans US Open of Surfing will play a vital role in deciding the 2013 Women’s World Champion. In addition, the Men’s Prime event represents the fourth of eight of its kind globally, attracting the world’s best in search of points towards their respective WCT qualification campaigns and the coveted US$100,000 prize purse.
“We’ve got another full day of competition scheduled today,” Brian Robbins, ASP North America Tour Manager said. “We’ll complete Men’s Round 1 first and will follow with Round 1 of the Women’s, completing the day with the opening Round 2 Men’s Prime action.”
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In addition to all of the ASP action, the 2013 Vans US Open is a massive action sports festival that will also include the Joel Tudor Duct Tape Invitational, BMX and Skate Competitions, performances from Modest Mouse, The Faint, Matt Costa and more.
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REMAINING VANS US OPEN OF SURFING MEN’S ROUND 1 MATCH UPS:
Heat 19: Damien Hobgood (USA), Marc Lacomare (FRA), Matt Banting (AUS), Tomas Hermes (BRA)
Heat 20: Josh Kerr (AUS), Dale Staples (ZAF), Perth Standlick (AUS), Nathan Florence (HAW)
Heat 21: Filipe Toledo (BRA), Dillon Perillo (USA), Evan Geiselman (USA), Alain Riou (PYF)
Heat 22: Travis Logie (ZAF), Beyrick De Vries (ZAF), Gabe Kling (USA), Jano Belo (BRA)
Heat 23: Alejo Muniz (BRA), Mitch Crews (AUS), Hizunome Bettero (BRA), Romain Cloitre (FRA)
Heat 24: Nat Young (USA), Tim Reyes (USA), Billy Stairmand (NZL), Maxime Huscenot (FRA)
UPCOMING VANS US OPEN ROUND 1 MATCH UPS:
Heat 1: Stephanie Gilmore (AUS), Bianca Buitendag (ZAF), Silvana Lima (BRA)
Heat 2: Courtney Conlogue (USA), Laura Enever (AUS), Rebecca Woods (AUS)
Heat 3: Tyler Wright (AUS), Alana Blanchard (HAW), Leila Hurst (HAW)
Heat 4: Carissa Moore (HAW), Paige Hareb (NZL), Sofia Mulanovich (PER)
Heat 5: Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS), Malia Manuel (HAW), Sage Erickson (USA)
Heat 6: Lakey Peterson (USA), Coco Ho (HAW), Pauline Ado (FRA)