When competition resumes, Travis Logie (ZAF), 34, will take on Adam Melling (AUS), 28, in Round 2 of the Rip Curl Pro Portugal pres. by Moche.
SUPERTUBOS, Peniche/Portugal (Tuesday, October 15, 2013) – After assessing conditions throughout the morning, event organizers have called competition off for the day at the Rip Curl Pro Portugal presented by Moche.
Stop No. 9 of 10 on the 2013 ASP World Championship Tour (WCT), the Rip Curl Pro Portugal experienced major drama in the race for the ASP World Title during yesterday’s Round 2 heats and the world’s best surfers will resume competition in improved conditions.
“Swell and conditions have not aligned for us today so have called competition off for the day,” Rich Porta, ASP International Head Judge stated. “We’ll reconvene tomorrow morning at Supertubos to assess our options and move forward from there.”
Event organizers will reconvene tomorrow at 7:45am to assess conditions for a possible 8am start at Supertubos.
When competition recommences, up first will be C.J. Hobgood (USA), 34, up against Yadin Nicol (AUS), 27, in Heat 5 of Round 2.
Highlights from the Rip Curl Pro Portugal will be available via live.ripcurl.com
RIP CURL PRO PORTUGAL REMAINING ROUND 2 MATCH-UPS:
Heat 5: C.J Hobgood (USA) vs. Yadin Nicol (AUS) Heat 6: Adrian Buchan (AUS) vs. Kieren Perrow (AUS) Heat 7: Gabriel Medina (BRA) vs. Alejo Muniz (BRA) Heat 8: Jeremy Flores (FRA) vs. Damien Hobgood (USA) Heat 9: Fredrick Patacchia (HAW) vs. Patrick Gudauskas (USA) Heat 10: Brett Simpson (USA) vs. Miguel Pupo (BRA) Heat 11: Travis Logie (ZAF) vs. Adam Melling (AUS) Heat 12: Bede Durbidge (AUS) vs. Kolohe Andino (USA)