Billabong Pro Tahiti Called Off for Today

TEAHUPOO, Tahiti (Thursday, May 14, 2009) – The Billabong Pro Tahiti presented by Air Tahiti Nui, event No. 3 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour, has been called off for the day, with only small, two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves on offer at Teahupoo today. “Conditions are small today and too inconsistent to justify running with so much time remaining in the waiting period,” Luke Egan...

“Conditions are small today and too inconsistent to justify running with so much time remaining in the waiting period,” Luke Egan, Billabong Pro Tahiti Contest Director said. “We’re tracking some swell models over the next couple of days so hopefully tomorrow yields more promising conditions.”

Event organizers will reconvene tomorrow morning at 6:30am to assess conditions for a possible 7:30am start.

Surfline, official forecasters for the Billabong Pro Tahiti, are calling for today’s remnants of the WSW swell to fade before a SE swell fills in through the next couple of days.

When competition resumes, up first will be Taylor Knox (USA), 27, up against Kai Otton (AUS), 29, in Heat 7 of Round 2.

Highlights from yesterday’s Billabong Pro Tahiti presented by Air Tahiti Nui are available at www.billabongpro.com

For more information, log onto www.aspworldtour.com

REMAINING BILLABONG PRO TAHITI ROUND 2 MATCH-UPS:

Heat 7: Taylor Knox (USA) vs. Kai Otton (AUS)

Heat 8: Joel Parkinson (AUS) vs. Heiarii Williams (PYF)

Heat 9: Bede Durbidge (AUS) vs. Andy Irons (HAW)

Heat 10: Bobby Martinez (USA) vs. Dayyan Neve (AUS)

Heat 11: Adriano de Souza (BRA) vs. Dustin Barca (HAW)

Heat 12: Jordy Smith (ZAF) vs. Heitor Alves (BRA)

Heat 13: Kelly Slater (USA) vs. Aritz Aranburu (EUK)

Heat 14: Damien Hobgood (USA) vs. Dean Morrison (AUS)

Heat 15: Mick Fanning (AUS) vs. Ben Dunn (AUS)

Heat 16: Tom Whitaker (AUS) vs. Tim Boal (FRA)

Aufkleber sce minimal Jeff Johannson

Travel Information:
Camps in the Area - Spots in the Area - Articles about the Area

Camps in this region

Deep South Surf Tours South Africa

Deep South Surf Tours South Africa

competent & advanced surfers only. We are not a surf school and do not cater for beginners!

0.0 No ratings yet South Africa

Soul Surf School Byron Bay

Enjoy a relaxing stay in the heart of Byron bay at our stunning beachside hostel and unrivalled surf experiences at our award winning surf school

0.0 No ratings yet Australia
Wave House Surf Camp Bali

Wave House Surf Camp Bali

Wave house Surf Camp is the great place with super comfortable rooms, big green garden with 2 pools, WIFI, free water park and gym (in 5 mins by feet) and included breakfasts in our cozy chill restaurant and many other features!

0.0 No ratings yet Indonesia

Mondo Surf & Lifestyle Village Bali

A surfresort surrounded by nature and yet close to great learning waves and world class breaks.

0.0 No ratings yet Indonesia