March 5, 2010

Quiksilver Pro – Semis On Standby for 9am Call

The remaining round three match ups from the Roxy Pro have kicked off this morning. The Quiksilver Pro is currently on standby for a 9am call. If it happens today, then Taj Burrow will take on Bobby Martinez in the first semi final with Dane Reynolds taking on Jordy Smith in the second. Check below for more details and head over here to watch the live webcast.

Pictured: Silvana Lima (BRA), 25, 2009 ASP Women’s World Runner-Up, will take on 2010 rookie Lee Ann Curren (FRA), 20, in the opening heat of the day.



SNAPPER ROCKS, Queensland/Australia (Friday, March 5, 2010) – The remaining four heats of Round 3 of the Roxy Pro Gold Coast, the opening event of the ASP Women’s World Tour, have been called on this morning, with the first heat hitting the three-to-four foot (1 metre) waves at Snapper Rocks at 7:30am.

The Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast presented by Land Rover, Stop No. 1 of 10 on the 2010 ASP World Tour season, has only three heats remaining to crown a champion and is on standby for a 9am call.

“We still have some good-looking swell on offer this morning and we’ll be starting with the women at 7:30am,” Rod Brooks, Quiksilver Pro Contest Director, said. “We’ve put the men on standby for a 9am call, and we’ll be monitoring conditions throughout the morning.”

Up first today will be current ASP Women’s World No. 2 Silvana Lima (BRA), 25, up against 2010 ASP Dream Tour rookie Lee Ann Curren (FRA), 20.

The Roxy Pro Gold Coast will be webcast LIVE via

A 9am call will be made for the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast, and highlights from past days’ action can be found at

For the first time in the events’ storied nine-year history, the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast is being televised LIVE on FUEL TV in Australia, beaming the world’s best surfing right into your living room.

To find out how you can watch the world’s best surfers in one of the world’s most iconic pointbreaks LIVE on FUEL TV, check out

From the Quarterfinals onward, the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast will also be broadcast LIVE via ESPN in Brazil.

In honor of what could potentially be the final day of competition, ASP International is launching the desktop widget, bringing you LIVE scores, results, heat draws, etc. Access to the ASP Widget can be found on the ASP homepage.

For more information, log onto

Heat 5: Silvana Lima (BRA) vs. Lee Ann Curren (FRA)
Heat 6: Chelsea Hedges (AUS) vs. Rosanne Hodge (ZAF)
Heat 7: Melanie Bartels (HAW) vs. Jessi Miley-Dyer (HAW)
Heat 8: Sofia Mulanovich (PER) vs. Carissa Moore (HAW)

SF 1: Taj Burrow (AUS) vs. Bobby Martinez (USA)
SF 2: Dane Reynolds (USA) vs. Jordy Smith (ZAF)

by Dave