Amidst conflicting swell forecasts, and with seven heats remaining in Mancora Peru Classic competition, event organizers and competitors have opted to run the Quarterfinals today before assessing the conditions for possible Semifinal and Final starts.
"We have a few different reports coming in as far as swell goes," ASP Women's World Tour Manager Brooke Farris said. "The girls have decided to surf the Quarterfinals today, as the conditions are contestable before make a call on the Semifinals and Finals. Quarterfinals will hit the water at 11am."
First up will be a world champion affair with reigning and seven-time ASP Women's World Champion Layne Beachley (AUS) squaring off against former ASP Women's World Champion Chelsea Hedges (AUS)
The LIVE webcast, event information, photos and videos will be available via www.aspworldtour.com
FUEL TV will air its full coverage of the 2007 Mancora Peru Classic on December 20, 2007 at 8pm PT/ET in their Surf Spot programming block.
QUARTERFINAL MATCH-UPS: MANCORA PERU CLASSIC
QF 1: Layne Beachley (AUS) vs. Chelsea Hedges (AUS)
QF 2: Rebecca Woods (AUS) vs. Silvana Lima (BRA)
QF 3: Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) vs. Jessi Miley-Dyer (AUS)
QF 4: Amee Donohoe (AUS) vs. Sofia Mulanovich (PER)