SEIGNOSSE Le Penon, France (Monday, September 30, 2013) –The Quiksilver Pro France has been called OFF again today due to the lack of surf on offer along the South-West coast of France.
Event No.8 of 10 on the 2013 ASP World Championship Tour, the Quiksilver Pro France has completed the first two rounds of competition in excellent surf on the opening days of it’s waiting period and has suffered an unusual three consecutive lay days since.
“The lack of swell forced us to call competition OFF again today,” Richie Porta, ASP International Head Judge said. “Forecasts show a clear improvement with a building swell throughout tomorrow and waves for the rest of the waiting period, we will be back tomorrow morning to re-assess conditions and hopefully see the event start again soon.”
When competition resumes, up first will be Taj Burrow (AUS) against Alejo Muniz (BRA).
The Quiksilver Pro France is scheduled from September 26 – October 6 and will be webcast LIVE via http://quiksilverlive.com/profrance/2013
UPCOMING QUIKSILVER PRO FRANCE ROUND 3 MATCHUPS:
Heat 1: Taj Burrow (AUS) vs Alejo Muniz (BRA)
Heat 2: Kai Otton (AUS) vs Fredrick Patacchia (HAW)
Heat 3: Joel Parkinson (AUS) vs Patrick Gudauskas (USA)
Heat 4: Michel Bourez (PYF) vs Kolohe Andino (USA)
Heat 5: John John Florence (HAW) vs Sebastien Zietz (HAW)
Heat 6: Mick Fanning (AUS) vs Ramzi Boukhiam (MAR)
Heat 7: Kelly Slater (USA) vs Aritz Aranburu (EUK)
Heat 8: Jeremy Flores (FRA) vs Filipe Toledo (BRA)
Heat 9: Adriano De Souza (BRA) vs Brett Simpson (USA)
Heat 10: Julian Wilson (AUS) vs Miguel Pupo (BRA)
Heat 11: Adrian Buchan (AUS) vs Gabriel Medina (BRA)
Heat 12: Jordy Smith (ZAF) vs Kieren Perrow (AUS)