HUNTINGTON BEACH, California/USA (Friday, July 26, 2013) - ASP Prime Vans US Open of Surfing Men’s Round 4 is LIVE this morning in peaky two-to-four foot (1 metre) waves at Huntington Beach Pier and today’s action is slated to complete the elimination Round of 24 followed by Women’s ASP WCT Round 4 as well.
The Vans US Open of Surfing represents the fourth of eight ASP Prime rated events on the 2013 calendar, attracting several of the world’s best surfers in search of the crucial points on offer towards their ASP World Ranking as well as the coveted US$100,000 first place prize purse. For the women, the Vans US Open is the sixth of eight WCT events, drawing the ASP Top 17 as they chase their respective ASP World Title campaigns.
Up first this morning will be Jadson Andre (BRA) ,23, versus Sebastian Zietz (HAW), 25, in Heat 1 of the Round of 24.
In addition to all of the ASP action, the 2013 Vans US Open is a massive action sports festival that will also include the Joel Tudor Duct Tape Invitational, BMX and Skate Competitions, performances from Modest Mouse, The Faint, Matt Costa and more.
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UPCOMING MEN’S VANS US OPEN OF SURFING ROUND OF 24 MATCH UPS:
Heat 1: Jadson Andre (BRA) vs. Sebastian Zietz (HAW) Heat 2: Julian Wilson (AUS) vs. Alex Ribeiro (BRA) Heat 3: Bede Durbidge (AUS) vs. Miguel Pupo (BRA) Heat 4: Kelly Slater (USA) vs. Michel Bourez (PYF) Heat 5: C.J. Hobgood (USA) vs. Hodei Collazo (EUK) Heat 6: Matt Banting (AUS) vs. Ramzi Boukhiam (MAR) Heat 7: Nat Young (USA) vs. Charles Martin (GLP) Heat 8: Mitch Crews (AUS) vs. Beyrick De Vries (ZAF)
UPCOMING WOMEN’S VANS US OPEN OF SURFING ROUND 4 MATCH UPS:
Heat 1: Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) vs. Laura Enever (AUS) Heat 2: Bianca Buitendag (ZAF) vs. Silvana Lima (BRA) Heat 3: Carissa Moore (HAW) vs. Lakey Peterson (USA) Heat 4: Pauline Ado (FRA) vs. Alana Blanchard (HAW)