WANNING, Hainan Island, China (Thursday, November 28, 2013) Strong offshore winds and a clean well lined up 3 feet (1 meter) swell in China sets the scene for a big day of surfing at the Riyue Bay ASP World Longboard Championships hosted by Wanning.
“We expect good waves throughout today which might build a little so we will attempt to run Rounds 3, 4 and 5 and narrow field to the Quarter Finalists by days end. Good luck to all competitors today” said Contest Director Dane Jordan.
Opening heat of Round 1 sees Nelson III Ahina (HAW) against Steve Newton (USA).
Live scores, photos, daily web highlights will be available via the event website at www.china.prosurfinglive.com
Riyue Bay ASP World Longboard Championships Round 3 Heats:
Heat 1: Nelson III Ahina (HAW) V Steven Newton (USA)
Heat 2: Duane Desoto (HAW) V Adam Griffiths (GB)
Heat 3: Harley Ingleby (HAW) V Jefrson Silva (BRA)
Heat 4: Cole Robbins (USA) V Phil Rajzman (BRA)
Heat 5: Rodrigo Sphaier (BRA) V Ben Skinner (GB)
Heat 6: Taylor Jensen (USA) V Thomas King (ZAF)
Heat 7: Ned Snow (HAW) V Thomas Kibblewhite (NZ)
Heat 8: Jared Neal (AUS) V Timothee Creignou (FRA)
Heat 9: Eduard Delpero (FRA) V Keegan Edwards (HAW)
Heat 10: Tony Silvagni (USA) V Piccolo Clemente (OERU)
Heat 11: Antoine Delpero (FRA) V Remi Arauzo (FRA)
Heat 12: Kai Sallas (HAW) V Matthew Moir (ZAF)