Adrian Buchan (AUS), 30, will face C.J. Hobgood (USA), 33, in Round 3 of the Rip Curl Pro Portugal.
SUPERTUBOS, Peniche/Portugal (Thursday, October 18, 2012) – The Rip Curl Pro Portugal, Event No. 8 of 10 on the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour, has been called ON this morning with the remaining Round 3 heats commencing at 8:15am. Rounds 4 and 5 as well as the Quarterfinals are on standby.
“It’s a solid four-to-six feet (1 – 1.5 metres) out there this morning and we’ll be commencing at 8:15am,” Rich Porta, ASP International Head Judge, said. “It’s a bit rough, but there are some good sections and we anticipate a full day of competition. Round 3 is on and Rounds 4 and 5 as well as the Quarterfinals are on standby.”
Up first this morning will be Taj Burrow (AUS), 34, up against Kolohe Andino (USA), 18, in Heat 3 of Round 3 at the Rip Curl Pro Portugal.
RIP CURL PRO PORTUGAL REMAINING ROUND 3 MATCH-UPS:
Heat 3: Taj Burrow (AUS) vs. Kolohe Andino (USA) Heat 4: Josh Kerr (AUS) vs. Alejo Muniz (BRA) Heat 5: Adrian Buchan (AUS) vs. C.J. Hobgood (USA) Heat 6: Joel Parkinson (AUS) vs. Dusty Payne (HAW) Heat 7: Kelly Slater (USA) vs. Raoni Monteiro (BRA) Heat 8: Julian Wilson (AUS) vs. Michel Bourez (PYF) Heat 9: Owen Wright (AUS) vs. Kai Otton (AUS) Heat 10: Adriano de Souza (BRA) vs. Kieren Perrow (AUS) Heat 11: Jeremy Flores (FRA) vs. Bede Durbidge (AUS) Heat 12: Mick Fanning (AUS) vs. Yadin Nicol (AUS)