Quiksilver Pro France Called Back ON

Courtesy of WSL – World Surf League

– La Graviere Continues to Pump for Remaining Heats of Round 2
– Men’s rd3 and Women’s Semis on Standby

– More at WorldSurfLeague.com

La Graviere continues to deliver exceptional waves at the Quiksilver Pro France. Credit: © WSL / Poullenot

Location:    Capbreton, Hossegor, Seignosse / France
Event window: October 7-18, 2017
Today’s Call:    Men’s Round Two resumes at 8:30 a.m
Conditions: Four-to-six foot surf
HOSSEGOR, France (Friday, October 13, 2017) – The Quiksilver Pro France has been called back ON in firing la Graviere with offshore six-to-eight foot waves. The remaining four heats of the Quiksilver Pro France Round Two will start at 8:30 a.m and both the men’s Round Three and the Roxy Pro France semifinals are on StandBy for a possible start later.

“We have heaps of swell left over and pristine conditions,,” Travis Logie, WSL Deputy Commissioner said. “We’re going to finish Round Two and towards the end of the round make a call to decide whether to go into the women’s semifinals or continue with the men’s Round Three. It looks like it’s going to be a long day of surfing.”

Michel Bourez (PYF) will take on Kanoa Igarashi (USA) in Round Two, Heat 9 of the Quiksilver Pro France.

Surfline, official forecasters for the Quiksilver and Roxy Pro France, are calling for:

Medium size NW swell will ease through Friday and fade further during the first half of Saturday as favorable wind continues. An even larger swell will fill in for Sunday, building Saturday afternoon/evening and dropping on Monday.  Another strong WNW swell looks increasingly likely for Tuesday before fading Wednesday, although wind conditions may be tricky. 

The Quiksilver and Roxy Pro France will be broadcast LIVE via WorldSurfLeague.com, the WSL app and on Facebook LIVE via the WSL’s Facebook page.  Also check the local listings for coverage on CBS Sports Network in the U.S., Fox Sports in Australia, ESPN in Brazil, Sky NZ in New Zealand, SFR Sports in France and Portugal, Sport TV in Portugal and the EDGEsport Network.

For all results, photos, video highlights, press releases and LIVE webcast, log on to worldsurfleague.com or the WSL mobile app.

Remaining Quiksilver Pro France Round 2 Match-Ups:
Heat 9: 
Michel Bourez (PYF) vs. Kanoa Igarashi (USA)
Heat 10: Jeremy Flores (FRA) vs. Italo Ferreira (BRA)
Heat 11: Conner Coffin (USA) vs.Caio Ibelli (BRA)
Heat 12: Bede Durbidge (AUS) vs. Wiggolly Dantas (BRA)

Roxy Pro France Semifinal Match-Ups:
SF 1: 
Carissa Moore (HAW) vs. Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS)
SF 2: Lakey Peterson (USA) vs. Tyler Wright (AUS)


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