Gabriel Medina (BRA), 18, will face Brett Simpson (USA), 27, in Round 3 of the Rip Curl Pro Portugal.
SUPERTUBOS, Peniche/Portugal (Monday, October 15, 2012) – Round 3 of the Rip Curl Pro Portugal, Stop No. 8 of 10 on the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour, has been called ON this morning, commencing at 11:30am in clean two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves at Supertubos.
“It’s not the classic Supertubos we’re all hoping for, but it’s clean and we’re going to make the most of what we have available,” Rich Porta, ASP International Head Judge, said. “Good luck to all our competitors today.”
RIP CURL PRO PORTUGAL ROUND 3 MATCH-UPS:
Heat 1: John John Florence (HAW) vs. Travis Logie (ZAF) Heat 2: Gabriel Medina (BRA) vs. Brett Simpson (USA) 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)