HUNTINGTON BEACH, California/USA (Wednesday, July 24, 2013) - The 2013 Vans US Open of Surfing is back ON this morning in two-to-four foot (1 metre) waves at Huntington Beach Pier and today’s action is scheduled to see the completion of both Women’s ASP World Championship Tour (WCT) and Men’s Prime Round 2 competition.
Stop No. 6 of 8 on the ASP Women’s WCT, the Vans US Open of Surfing plays a vital role in the 2013 ASP World Title while Men’s ASP Prime competition offers up crucial points towards surfers ASP World Ranking.
“We’ll start today off with Round 2 of Women’s competition,” Brian Robbins, ASP North America Tour Manager said. “We’ll follow with the completion of Men’s Round 2 and finish the day off with the Juniors.”
Up first this morning will be Bianca Buitendag (ZAF), 19 against Paige Hareb (NZL), 23, in Heat 1 Round 2 of the Vans US Open of Surfing.
Tomorrow’s Vans US Open of Surfing schedule will be action packed with Women’s WCT, Men’s Prime and Pro Junior action unfolding at Huntington Beach Pier. Watch the action LIVE via http://www.usopenofsurfing.com/surf/
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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UPCOMING WOMEN’S VANS US OPEN OF SURFING ROUND 2 MATCH UPS:
Heat 1: Bianca Buitendag (ZAF) vs. Paige Hareb (NZL)
Heat 2: Coco Ho (HAW) vs. Rebecca Woods (AUS)
Heat 3: Tyler Wright (AUS) vs. Leila Hurst (HAW)
Heat 4: Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) vs. Sofia Mulanovich (PER)
Heat 5: Lakey Peterson (USA) vs. Sage Erickson (USA)
Heat 6: Laura Enever (AUS) vs. Malia Manuel (HAW)
UPCOMING MEN’S VANS US OPEN OF SURFING ROUND 2 MATCH UPS:
Heat 7: Jordy Smith (ZAF), Dion Atkinson (AUS), Hodei Collazo (EUK), Yadin Nicol (AUS)
Heat 8: Ramzi Boukhiam (MAR), Granger Larsen (HAW), Cory Lopez (USA), Evan Geiselman (USA)
Heat 9: C.J. Hobgood (USA), Michael Dunphy (USA), Matt Banting (AUS), Josh Kerr (AUS)
Heat 10: Perth Standlick (AUS), Marc Lacomare (FRA), Charles Martin (GLP), Sunny Garcia (HAW)
Heat 11: Filipe Toledo (BRA), Beyrick De Vries (ZAF), Alejo Muniz (BRA), Tim Reyes (USA)
Heat 12: Nat Young (USA), Mitch Crews (AUS), Gabe Kling (USA), Evan Geiselman (USA)