Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast Called Back ON in Building Swell at Snapper Rocks!


Pat Gudauskas
Patrick Gudauskas (USA), 25, will face compatriot Brett Simpson (USA), 26, in Round 2 of the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast presented by Land Rover.
Credit:© ASP / ROBERTSON

SNAPPER ROCKS, Queensland/Australia (Sunday, March 5, 2011) -The swell has filled in overnight and Round 2 of the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast presented by Land Rover will commence at 8am at the primary venue of Snapper Rocks.

The opening event of the 2011 ASP World Title season, the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast completed its opening round of competition last Saturday, and after a week’s worth of lay days, is back on in building swell at the primary venue.

“The swell has filled in a bit overnight and we’re looking to kick off the men’s Round 2 at 8amRichie Porta, ASP International Head Judge, said. “We’d like to complete Round 2 and we’ve put first six heats of Round 3 on standby. The swell is expected to build throughout today so we’re hoping to see some excellent action.”

Up first this morning will be tour heavyweight Bede Durbidge (AUS), 28, up against wildcard Matt Banting (AUS), 16, in the opening heat of Round 2.

The Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast will be webcast LIVE via http://www.quiksilverpro.com.au

The Roxy Pro Gold Coast presented by Land Rover, running in conjunction with the men’s event, has been called off for the day.

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QUIKSILVER PRO GOLD COAST ROUND 2 MATCH-UPS:
Heat 1:Bede Durbidge (AUS) vs. Matt Banting (AUS)
Heat 2: Adrian Buchan (AUS) vs. Mitch Crews (AUS)
Heat 3: Adriano de Souza (BRA) vs. Marc Lacomare (FRA)
Heat 4: Michel Bourez (PYF) vs. Raoni Monteiro (BRA)
Heat 5: Chris Davidson (AUS) vs. Cory Lopez (USA)
Heat 6: Jadson Andre (BRA) vs. Gabe Kling (USA)
Heat 7: Damien Hobgood (USA) vs. Dusty Payne (HAW)
Heat 8: Kieren Perrow (AUS) vs. Alejo Muniz (BRA)
Heat 9: C.J. Hobgood (USA) vs. Kai Otton (AUS)
Heat 10: Brett Simpson (USA) vs. Patrick Gudauskas (USA)
Heat 11: Taylor Knox (USA) vs. Fredrick Patacchia (HAW)
Heat 12: Heitor Alves (BRA) vs. Bobby Martinez (USA)