Stop No. 3 of 10 of the Foster's ASP World Tour, the Billabong Pro Tahiti, has entered into its ninth day of the waiting period and following the completion of the first half of Round 2 yesterday, event organizers have opted run the remaining eight heats this morning before assessing the conditions for a possible start on Round 3.
A slew of high-powered heats await us today including Heat 10 where last season's Billabong Pro Tahiti runner-up Fred Patacchia (HAW) will face lethal goofy-foot Australian Shaun Cansdell, and Heat 14 where former Billabong Pro Tahiti champions Cory Lopez (USA) and Mark Occhilupo (AUS) will square off.
REMAINING BILLABONG PRO TAHITI ROUND 2 MATCH-UPS:
Heat 9: Raoni Monteiro (BRA) vs. Trent Munro (AUS)
Heat 10: Frederick Patacchia (HAW) vs. Shaun Cansdell (AUS)
Heat 11: Greg Emslie (ZAF) vs. Rodrigo Dornelles (BRA)
Heat 12: Leonardo Neves (BRA) vs. Dayyan Neve (AUS)
Heat 13: Josh Kerr (AUS) vs. Adrian Buchan (AUS)
Heat 14: Cory Lopez (USA) vs. Mark Occhilupo (AUS)
Heat 15: C.J. Hobgood (USA) vs. Luke Stedman (AUS)
Heat 16: Kai Otton (AUS) vs. Michael Lowe (AUS)