JEFFREYS BAY, South Africa (Thursday, July 12, 2007) – The remainder of Round 1 of the Billabong Jeffreys Bay will commence at 10am this morning.
Three to four foot (one metre plus) and building swell has ushered the world's best out at Supertubes. First up is 8X Foster's ASP World Champion Kelly Slater (USA) versus California's Chris Ward and South African Wildcard Warwick Wright.
Surfline.com, the official surf forecasting partner of the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay, are indicating that competitiors could be surfing sets as large as eight to 12 feet (two to three metres) by this afternoon.
Officials will run as many heats as possible today to take full advantage of the excellent swell on offer.
Remaining Round 1 Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay Match-Ups:
Heat 10: Kelly Slater (USA), Chris Ward (USA), Warwick Wright (ZAF)
Heat 11: Travis Logie (ZAF), Adrian Buchan (AUS), Rodrigo Dornelles (BRA)
Heat 12: Dean Morrison (AUS), Ricky Bassnett (ZAF), Dayyan Neve (AUS)
Heat 13: Bruce Irons (HAW), Leonardo Neves (BRA), Victor Ribas (BRA)
Heat 14: Cory Lopez (USA), Adriano de Souza (BRA), Michael Lowe (AUS)
Heat 15: Kai Otton (AUS), Josh Kerr (AUS), Royden Bryson (ZAF)
Heat 16: Taylor Knox (USA), Bernardo Miranda (BRA), Greg Emslie (ZAF)