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SWATCH Girls Pro China 2012 Round 1 Called on at Riyuewan Bay :: Pro Surfing News

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Small but clean lines at Riyuewan Bay, Hainan Island China. Pic ASP/Robertson.

WANNING, Hainan Island/China (Wednesday, November 21, 2012) – The SWATCH Girls Pro China 2012 hosted by Wanning Round 1 has been called on with small, but clean waves peeling down the point. The stakes are high with the event winner being crowned 2012 ASP Women’s World Longboard Champion. Today will see the winner of Round 1 heats advancing directly into Round 3, while second and third place will have to battle it out in Round 2.

“The surf is really small but the set waves have a nice shape,” said Dane Jordan, SWATCH Girls Pro China 2012 Contest Director. “Some of the surfers were getting some good rides in the morning free surf. We’re going to run all of Round 1, and Round 2 is on stand-by. If we can run a full day today it will allow us to be more selective later in the event and put the contest on in the best waves possible.”

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HEAT 1: Kelia Moniz (HAW), Hatsumi Ui (JPN), Atalanta Nascimento (BRA)
HEAT 2: Ophelie Ah-Kouen (REU), Hiroka Yoshikawa (JPN), Monica Guo (CHN)
HEAT 3: Chelsea Williams (AUS), Wen Ling Chou (TPE), Karina Rozunko (USA)
HEAT 4: Jennifer Smith (USA), Darci Liu (CHN), Michelle Van Kempen (ZAF)
HEAT 5: Kassia Meador (USA), Georgia Young (AUS), Tara Hossack (ZAF)
HEAT 6: Lindsay Steinriede (USA), Nava Young (AUS), Chen Lin Niu (TPE)
HEAT 7: Kaitlin Maguire (USA), Candice O’Donnell (GBR), Natalia Smith (HAW)
HEAT 8: Justine Dupont (FRA), Cristiana Pires (USA), Emilie Libier (FRA)
HEAT 9: Karina Abras (BRA), Coline Menard (FRA), Clara Calmon (BRA)
HEAT 10: Chloe Calmon (BRA), Amy Trujillo (USA), Fernanda Daichtman (BRA)
HEAT 11: Summer Romero (USA), Yuko Shimajiri (JPN), Tory Gilkerson (USA)
HEAT 12: Kelly Nicely (USA), Miku Uemura (HAW), Crystal Dzigas (HAW)

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