CULS NUS BEACH, Seignosse/France (Friday, October 1, 2010) –
The Quiksilver Pro France is back on today, with Round 3 commencing at 8am in solid four-to-six foot (2 metre) waves at Culs Nus Beach.
Event No. 7 of 10 on the 2010 ASP World Tour, the Quiksilver Pro France is anticipating a mammoth day of competition, aiming to utilize today’s premiere conditions to complete Rounds 3, 4 and 5.
“We have good conditions this morning and will commence competition at 8am,” Rich Porta, ASP International Head Judge, said. “As today looks like it will be the best day of the remainder of the waiting period, we’ll run as much as possible today, potentially setting up a finish for tomorrow.”
Up first this morning will be Taj Burrow (AUS), 32, up against Daniel Ross (AUS), 27, in the opening heat of Round 3.
QUIKSILVER PRO FRANCE ROUND 3 MATCH-UPS:
Heat 1:Taj Burrow (AUS) vs. Daniel Ross (AUS)
Heat 2:Damien Hobgood (USA) vs. Taylor Knox (USA)
Heat 3:Dane Reynolds (USA) vs. Brett Simpson (USA)
Heat 4:Owen Wright (AUS) vs. Patrick Gudauskas (USA)
Heat 5:Michel Bourez (PYF) vs. Chris Davidson (AUS)
Heat 6:Kelly Slater (USA) vs. Julian Wilson (AUS)
Heat 7:Jordy Smith (ZAF) vs. Gabe Kling (USA)
Heat 8:Jadson Andre (BRA) vs. Jeremy Flores (FRA)
Heat 9:Adrian Buchan (AUS) vs. Kai Otton (AUS)
Heat 10:C.J. Hobgood (USA) vs. Tom Whitaker (AUS)
Heat 11:Fredrick Patacchia (HAW) vs. Kieren Perrow (AUS)
Heat 12:Mick Fanning (AUS) vs. Luke Munro (AUS)