Kai Otton (AUS), 32, will take on Gabriel Medina (BRA), 18, in Round 3 of the Quiksilver Pro France.
LA GRAVIERE, Hossegor/France (Thursday, October 4, 2012) – The Quiksilver Pro France, Stop No. 7 of 10 on the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour, has been called back on this morning with the remaining four heats of Round 3 commencing at 8:15am in four-to-six foot (1 – 1.5 metre) waves at La Graviere.
UPDATE: The Quiksilver Pro France has been placed ON HOLD until 3:30pm. Event organizers are hopeful they can Round 5 and the opening two Quarterfinal heats this afternoon.
SECOND UPDATE: The Quiksilver Pro France has been called back ON this afternoon for Round 5 and the Quarterfinals.
“We have solid conditions this morning and will recommence competition immediately,” Rich Porta, ASP International Head Judge, said. “We have a few hours of favorable tide and will monitor conditions throughout the day in hopes of running Rounds 4 and 5. We’ll monitor the conditions closely. Good luck to all our competitors today.”
QUIKSILVER PRO FRANCE REMAINING ROUND 3 MATCH-UPS:
Heat 9: Owen Wright (AUS) vs. Fredrick Patacchia (HAW) Heat 10: Jeremy Flores (FRA) vs. Kieren Perrow (AUS) Heat 11: Gabriel Medina (BRA) Kai Otton (AUS) Heat 12: Kelly Slater (USA) vs. Jadson Andre (BRA)