JEFFREYS BAY, South Africa (Friday, July 13, 2007) –Line after line of swell saw Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay officials send Heat 7 of Round 2 out at 7:30am this morning. French rookie Jeremy Flores and Australia's Troy Brooks are featured first.
Heat 8 pits former Billabong Pro JBay Champion Mark Occhilupo (AUS) against returning veteran Michael Campbell (AUS) – it is sure to be an epic match-up given the stellar four to six foot (one to two metre) conditions on offer.
Round 2 Heats 1 through 6 were run yesterday afternoon and the remaining 10 heats will be wrapped up today. Early Round 3 competition will begin immediately after.
The Billabong Pro JBay is the 5th of 10 stops on the 2007 Foster's ASP World Tour.
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Upcoming Round 2 Match-ups:
Heat 7: Jeremy Flores (FRA) vs. Troy Brooks (AUS)
Heat 8: Michael Campbell (AUS) vs. Mark Occhilupo (AUS)
Heat 9: Chris Ward (USA) vs. Shaun Cansdell (AUS)
Heat 10: Ben Dunn (AUS) vs. Rodrigo Dornelles (BRA)
Heat 11: Pancho Sullivan (HAW) vs. Dayyan Neve (AUS)
Heat 12: Fredrick Patacchia (HAW) vs. Victor Ribas (BRA)
Heat 13: Phillip MacDonald (AUS) vs. Michael Lowe (AUS)
Heat 14: Raoni Monteiro (BRA) vs. Bernardo Miranda (BRA)
Heat 15: Adrian Buchan (AUS) vs. Josh Kerr (AUS)
Heat 16: Ricky Basnett (ZAF) vs. Leonardo Neves (BRA)