HURLEY PRO Features World’s BEST Surfers Hitting So. CA. Shores SEPT. 12-18
It’s officially So. California sports focus time – if you are into surfing and water-sports or maybe NYFW isn’t your thing. The world’s best surfers have descended upon California’s premier wave, San Onofre State Beach – Lower Trestles.
Consistently glassy three-to-five foot surf greeted surfers on Day One of the Hurley Pro 2010. Each surfer who wins the first round heat will move straight through to Round Three.
Among the Round 1 highlights:
Heat 1 saw Chris Davidson advance through to Round 3 over Dane Reynolds and Luke Munro, who will surf in Round 2 elimination heats.
Heat Two was won by Brazil’s Adriano de Souza while Aussie Adam Melling finished in second.
Heat Three: WCT veteran Mick Fanning took the win in the third heat with Dream Tour veteran Taylor Knox taking second.
Heat Four: Kelly Slater took the win his his heat, also advancing him straight through to Round three.
Check out the LIVE webcast as top-seeded surfers take to the water in upcoming Rounds. The site– www.hurley.com/hurleypro will have all photo and video highlights and up-to-date news.
HURLEY PRO at TRESTLES ROUND 1 MATCH-UPS/RESULTS:
Heat 1: Chris Davidson (AUS- FIRST), Dane Reynolds (USA- SECOND), Luke Munro (AUS- THIRD)
Heat 2: Adriano de Souza (BRA- FIRST), Adam Melling (AUS- SECOND), Brett Simpson (USA- THIRD)
Heat 3: Mick Fanning (AUS- FIRST), Taylor Knox (USA- SECOND), Travis Logie (ZAF- THIRD)
Heat 4: Taj Burrow (AUS- FIRST), Gabe Kling (USA- SECOND), Patrick Gudauskas (USA- THIRD),
Heat 5: Jordy Smith (ZAF- FIRST), Rob Machado (USA- SECOND), Kai Otton (AUS- THIRD)
Heat 6: Kelly Slater (USA- FIRST), Luke Stedman (AUS- SECOND), Kolohe Andino (USA- THIRD)
Heat 7: Matt Wilkinson (AUS- FIRST), Bede Durbidge (AUS- SECOND), Jeremy Flores (FRA- THIRD)
Heat 8: Michel Bourez (PYF- FIRST), Daniel Ross (AUS- SECOND), Bobby Martinez (USA- THIRD)
Heat 9: Jadson Andre (BRA- FIRST), C.J. Hobgood (USA- SECOND), Dusty Payne (HAW- THIRD)
Heat 10: Andy Irons (HAW- FIRST), Tiago Pires (PRT- SECOND), Tom Whitaker (AUS- THIRD)
Heat 11: Adrian Buchan (AUS- FIRST), Owen Wright (AUS- SECOND), Roy Powers (HAW- THIRD)
Heat 12: Fredrick Patacchia (HAW), Damien Hobgood (USA- FIRST), Kieren Perrow (AUS- SECOND), Fredrick Patachia (HAW- THIRD)