Results for Surf Contests
Kelly Slater (USA), 41, has won the Volcom Fiji Pro over Mick Fanning (AUS), 31, in pumping six-to-eight foot (2 metre) barrels at Cloudbreak, simultaneously launching to No. 1 on the ASP World Championship Tour (WCT) rankings.
The world’s best surfers returned to action today at the Volcom Fiji Pro, completing Rounds 3, 4 and 5 to determine the event’s Quarterfinalists in perfect six-to-eight foot (2 – 2.5 metre) surf at Cloudbreak.
Waves in the 3-4 foot range (1-1.5 meters) were on hand for the final day of the ASP 3-Star Rip Curl Pro Piedras Negras in Ilo, Moquegua, Peru. Santiago Muniz (ARG), 20, came out victorious in the Final over David do Carmo (BRA), 29, at the left hand point break and earned U$ 8,000 and 750 points towards his ASP World Ranking.
The Volcom Fiji Pro relocated to the flawless lefthander of Restaurants today for an incredible 17 heats of competition, running the remainder of Round 1, Round 2 and the first three heats of Round 3 in perfect six-to-eight foot (2 metre) barrels.
With the second event of the 2013 Asian Surfing Championship season now in the books, the ASC has now announced the 24 surfers who will be competing for the Indonesian wildcard spot in the upcoming ASP World Championship Tour event, the Oakley Pro Bali, that will take place in Bali from June 18-29.
Opening day of the Volcom Fiji Pro, stop No. 4 of 10 on the 2013 ASP World Championship Tour (WCT), kicked off in firing four-to-six foot (2 – 2.5 metre) barrels at Cloudbreak today, completing the opening 10 heats of the non-elimination Round 1. The first day of competition saw several upsets unfold, as a slew of top seeds went down to the underdogs.
After monitoring conditions throughout the morning, event officials have called Volcom Fiji Pro competition off for today, with smaller two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves on offer at Cloudbreak.
Oakley, Inc. have announced that Bruce Irons will return to the site of his first Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Championship Tour (WCT) victory to compete in the inaugural Oakley Pro Bali as one of two event wildcards. The second wildcard will be awarded to the local trials winner, which will be announced on June 17, 2013 – the eve of the Oakley Pro Bali.
A second consecutive lay day has been called for the Volcom Fiji Pro, Stop No. 4 of 10 on the 2013 ASP World Championship Tour (WCT), with only small surf on offer at venues of Cloudbreak and Restaurants.
The 2012 Indonesian and Asian surfing champion Raditya Rondi from Bali is back in top form, winning the ASC 4-Star West Java Surfing Championship in head-high (sometimes bigger) Cimaja today over Sandi Selamet (West Java), Komang Sujaya(Bali) and Mega Semadhi (Bali).