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Lay Day Called for Volcom Fiji Pro, Swell Charts Showing Strong Activity :: Pro Surfing News

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The newly-refurbished Volcom Fiji Pro tower awaits the recommencement of competition.

The newly-refurbished Volcom Fiji Pro tower awaits the recommencement of competition.

CLOUDBREAK, Tavarua/Fiji (Tuesday, June 5, 2012) ? A lay day has been called for the Volcom Fiji Pro with only small surf on offer at the primary venue of Cloudbreak.

Event No. 4 of 10 on the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour, the Volcom Fiji Pro has enjoyed two full days of competition and has elected to wait until conditions improve before recommencing.

?There?s not much on offer out there today and we?ve called an official lay day for the Volcom Fiji Pro,? Matt Wilson, Volcom Fiji Pro Event Director, said. ?The swell charts are showing significant activity for later in the week so we?re confident that we?ll have waves to run in. That said, we?ll be back tomorrow morning to assess conditions and make another call then.

Surfline, official forecasters for the Volcom Fiji Pro, are calling for a SSW swell to arrive later in the week.

Event organizers will reconvene tomorrow morning at 6:30am to assess conditions for a possible 8:30am start.

When competition resumes, up first will be Bede Durbidge (AUS), 29, up against Adam Melling (AUS), 27, in Heat 11 of Round 2.

Highlights from the Volcom Fiji Pro will be available via www.volcom.com/fijipro

For more information, log onto www.aspworldtour.com

Heat 11:
Bede Durbidge (AUS) vs. Adam Melling (AUS)
Heat 12: Kai Otton (AUS) vs. Raoni Monteiro (BRA)

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

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