Jeremy Flores (FRA), 25, will take on C.J. Hobgood (USA), 34, and Adam Melling (AUS), 28, in Heat 10 Round 1 of the Billabong Pro Tahiti.
TEAHUPO’O, Tahiti (Thursday, August 15, 2013) – Round 1 of the Billabong Pro Tahiti has been called ON this morning in clean three-to-four foot (1 – 1.5 metre) waves at Teahupo’o with competition commencing at 7:30am. With good conditions on offer today, event organizers have placed Round 2 of competition on standby for a possible start this afternoon.
Stop No. 6 of 10 on the 2013 ASP World Championship Tour (WCT), the Billabong Pro Tahiti has been a staple on the ASP Dream Tour for over a decade, annually testing the tube-riding skills of the world’s best surfers at the infamous reef pass of Teahupo’o.
“We’re going to capitalize on the building swell and clean conditions this morning and get underway with Round 1 at 7:30am,” Rich Porta, ASP International Head Judge said. “We expect to complete Round 1 and potentially start Round 2, but will monitor conditions throughout the day and make the call accordingly. Good luck to all our competitors today.”