John John Florence (HAW), 20, will take on Adrian Buchan (AUS), 30, and Brett Simpson (USA), 28, in Heat 12, Round 1 of Volcom Fiji Pro competition this morning.
RESTAURANTS, Tavarua/Fiji (Thursday, June 6, 2013) - The Volcom Fiji Pro has been called back on this morning at the secondary venue of Restaurants, with building four-to-six foot (1.5-2 metre) freight train barrels rifling down the reef at theworld-class Fijian lefthander.
Stop No. 4 of 10 on the ASP World Championship Tour (WCT), the Volcom Fiji Pro completed the first 10 heats of Round 1 in classic Cloudbreak conditions before diminishing swell forced a lay-day yesterday. A bigger swell has filled in overnight and event officials has scheduled the remainder of Round 1, Round 2 and the opening four heats of Round 3 heats today.
“As expected, the new swell has delivered and while it’s windy and messy out at Cloudbreak, we’ve got ideal conditions on offer this morning at Restaurants,” Rich Porta, ASP International Head Judge said. “We plan on running a full day of competition and we’re sure to see some excellent surfing – Restaurants is one of the world’s very best waves. Good luck to all of our competitors.”
VOLCOM FIJI PRO REMAINING ROUND 1 MATCH UPS:
Heat 11: Jeremy Flores (FRA), Nat Young (USA), Kolohe Andino (USA) Heat 12: Adrian Buchan (AUS), John John Florence (HAW), Brett Simpson (USA)
VOLCOM FIJI PRO ROUND 2 MATCH-UPS:
Heat 1: Kelly Slater (USA) vs. Aca Lalabalavu (FIJ) Heat 2: Mick Fanning (AUS) vs. Alex Gray (USA) Heat 3: Adriano de Souza (BRA) vs. Yadin Nicol (AUS) Heat 4: Joel Parkinson (AUS) vs. Dusty Payne (HAW) Heat 5: Taj Burrow (AUS) vs. Adam Melling (AUS) Heat 6: Jordy Smith (ZAF) vs. Glenn Hall (IRL) Heat 7: Gabriel Medina (BRA) vs. TBD Heat 8: Julian Wilson (AUS) vs. TBD Heat 9: Michel Bourez (PYF) vs. TBD Heat 10: TBD Heat 11: TBD Heat 12: TBD