Volcom Fiji Pro Round 2 ON at Cloudbreak, Round 3 on Standby
CLOUDBREAK, Tavarua/Fiji (Monday, June 4, 2012) – The Volcom Fiji Pro, Event No. 4 of 10 on the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour, has been called back on this morning with Round 2 commencing at 8:30am in clean, four-to-six foot (1.5 – 2 metre) waves at Cloudbreak.
“We have good conditions on offer this morning and sets in the five-foot (1.5 metre) plus range,” Matt Wilson, Volcom Fiji Pro Event Director, said. “Round 2 will hit the water at 8:30am and we’ve put Round 3 on standby for a possible start this afternoon.”
Yesterday bore witness to the ASP Top 34 taking on solid Cloudbreak with standout performances from Jeremy Flores (FRA), 24, Joel Parkinson (AUS), 31, Alejo Muniz (BRA), 22, and wildcard Mitch Coleborn (AUS), 25.
Today will see the world’s best tackle one another in the elimination Round 2.
Up first this morning will be Kelly Slater (USA), 40, against local wildcard Isei Tokovu (FIJ) in the opening heat of the elimination Round 2.
The Volcom Fiji Pro will be webcast LIVE via www.volcom.com/fijipro as well as broadcast on FUEL TV in Australia.
For more information, log onto www.aspworldtour.com
VOLCOM FIJI PRO ROUND 2 MATCH-UPS:
Heat 1: Kelly Slater (USA) vs. Isei Tokovu (FIJ)
Heat 2: Taj Burrow (AUS) vs. Willian Cardoso (BRA)
Heat 3: Josh Kerr (AUS) vs. Taylor Knox (USA)
Heat 4: Julian Wilson (AUS) vs. Patrick Gudauskas (USA)
Heat 5: Michel Bourez (PYF) vs. Fredrick Patacchia (HAW)
Heat 6: Gabriel Medina (BRA) vs. Yadin Nicol (AUS)
Heat 7: Miguel Pupo (BRA) vs. Matt Wilkinson (AUS)
Heat 8: Adrian Buchan (AUS) vs. Kieren Perrow (AUS)
Heat 9: Tiago Pires (PRT) vs. Kolohe Andino (USA)
Heat 10: Brett Simpson (USA) vs. Travis Logie (ZAF)
Heat 11: Bede Durbidge (AUS) vs. Adam Melling (AUS)
Heat 12: Kai Otton (AUS) vs. Raoni Monteiro (BRA)