DAKINE ISA World Junior Surfing Championship Presented by Billabong
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Playa Venao, Panama
The swell has arrived. Overhead waves are rolling into both contest areas at Playa Venao on Day 5 of the DAKINE ISA World Junior Surfing Championship Presented by Billabong. Waves are in the five- to seven-foot range, and should increase by as much as one-third of the size as the tides moves in.
With two podiums running heats, first in the water and on the webcast will be Emma Smith (RSA), Nikki Viesins (USA), Barbara Segatto (BRA) and Mahina Maeda (HAW) in the Girls Qualifying Round 2, and at the opposite podium will be Keshia Eyre (POR), Peony Knight (UK), Josefina Ane (ARG) and Johany Alfonso (PAN) in Repechage Round 2.
Today’s competition schedule is the following:
Repechage Round 2 Girls Under-18 (12 heats)
Repechage Round 3 Boys Under-18 (8 heats)
Repechage Round 3 Boys Under-16 (8 heats)
Repechage Round 3 Girls Under-18 (6 heats)
Main Event Round 3 Girls Under-18 (6 heats)
Main Event Round 4 Boys Under-18 (4 heats)
Main Event Round 4 Boys Under-16 (4 heats)
Main Event Round 4 Girls Under-18 (3 heats)
Repechage Round 4 Boys Under-18 (8 heats)
The webcast can be VIEWED LIVE at www.dakineisawjsc.com/live, beginning at 7:45am local time (5:45am PST; 1:45pm in London).
Photo: ISA/ Rommel Gonzalez